Mike Lavender is a policy analyst for Environmental Working Group. He works to improve federal food and farm policy, and a host of other important issues important to EWG and its supporters. Prior to joining EWG, Mike was a legislative aide for Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wisc., focusing on agriculture policy, food safety, nutrition, and Congressional appropriations.
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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Corn Ethanol: A Lump of Coal in Your Christmas Stocking
You know that feeling of great anticipation… only to have it followed by complete and utter disappointment? ( Here’s a good seasonal example. ) Well, that feeling fits corn ethanol nicely. In 2007, corn ethanol was offered up as an environmentally friendly alternative to gasoline. But nearly seven...