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David you’ll like this one

“The reality is that the ethanol mandate hasn’t lowered emissions nor has it improved air quality. It has, however, led to rapid depletion of groundwater in several states and the destruction of millions more acres of untouched prairie grassland as corn growers have expanded their production to fuel the ethanol industry. The acreage used to grow corn in the U.S. has increased more than 15% since the establishment of the mandate in 2005. And the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that this year’s corn crop will be the largest ever at 14.5 billion bushels.”