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Des Moines Register, Donelle Eller, 2/2/2021

“Vilsack, who appeared before the committee on a virtual video feed, responded that it’s [biofuels] not ]an either-or circumstance.’

“‘There’s an opportunity to advance both,’ he said. ‘The reality is we’re going to need biofuels and the biofuels industry in the foreseeable future. As we educate people about the environmental benefits of biofuels, we’ll have an opportunity to expand use’ of biofuels, particularly within the marine and aviation industries.’

“Vilsack, Ernst and other committee members pointed to a study released last month that showed greenhouse gas emissions from corn-based ethanol are 46% lower than for gasoline….”

Read more: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2021/02/02/tom-vilsack-usda-nomination-full-senate-vote-joe-biden-cabinet-former-iowa-governor/4277677001/

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