Ethanol http://kunc.org en Up Against Blend Wall, Ethanol At A Crossroads http://kunc.org/post/against-blend-wall-ethanol-crossroads <p>A steady stream of semi-trailers rolls across the scales at the E Energy ethanol plant near the town of Adams in southeast Nebraska. The smokestack behind the scale house sends up a tall plume of white steam. The sweet smell of fermenting corn is in the air.</p><p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Grant Gerlock & Harvest Public Media 53507 at http://kunc.org Up Against Blend Wall, Ethanol At A Crossroads EPA's Push For More Ethanol Could Be Too Little, Too Late http://kunc.org/post/epas-push-more-ethanol-could-be-too-little-too-late The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could soon issue a final ruling that aims to force oil companies to replace E10, gasoline mixed with 10 percent ethanol, with E15.<p>This move could come just as widespread support for ethanol, which is made from corn, appears to be eroding.<p>Mike Mitchell was once a true believer in ethanol as a homegrown solution to foreign oil imports. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 07:23:00 +0000 Tracy Samilton 42281 at http://kunc.org EPA's Push For More Ethanol Could Be Too Little, Too Late Ethanol Plants Caught in ‘Blend Wall’ http://kunc.org/post/ethanol-plants-caught-blend-wall <p>Ethanol plants in at least 13 states have stopped running in recent months because of high corn prices and a lower demand for the fuel. The industry is trying to change the equation by putting more of the biofuel in gasoline, but ethanol critics are pushing back. Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Harvest Public Media & Grant Gerlock 41433 at http://kunc.org Ethanol Plants Caught in ‘Blend Wall’ EPA Says Its Ethanol Rules Aren't Driving Up Food Prices http://kunc.org/post/epa-says-its-ethanol-rules-arent-driving-food-prices The <a href="http://www.ethanolrfa.org/news/entry/waiver-denial-is-proof-the-rfs-is-working-highlights-inherent-flexibility/">ethanol industry</a> is happy with the Environmental Protection Agency today. Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:06:00 +0000 Daniel Charles 36583 at http://kunc.org EPA Says Its Ethanol Rules Aren't Driving Up Food Prices In Drought-Stricken Midwest, It's Fodder Vs. Fuel http://kunc.org/post/drought-stricken-midwest-its-fodder-vs-fuel Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.<p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>And I'm Linda Wertheimer.<p>In the Midwest, the drought is doing a number on the nation's biggest agricultural crop, corn. The USDA says half of the country's cornfields are in poor or very poor condition, and the short supply is driving up the price. Now, a fight between livestock farmers and ethanol producers over the high priced corn crop. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 11:28:00 +0000 Daniel Charles 31066 at http://kunc.org