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Good Intentions, Failed Policy

In theory, the government mandate requiring that ethanol fuel be blended into America’s gasoline supply was intended to spur energy independence, reduce emissions and jumpstart rural economic development. Unfortunately, the RFS has failed to deliver on its environmental goals.

Savannah Now: Commentary: Let’s admit the ethanol mistake, which hits taxpayers & hurts fu

The ethanol in our gasoline increases the cost to fill our cars, is heavily subsidized by taxpayers and has considerable environmental drawbacks.

Forbes: It’s Time To Repeal The Renewable Fuel Standard

The RFS was ostensibly designed to produce cleaner car emissions and decrease America’s dependence on foreign oil. Sounds good—but not in practice.