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The American Meat Institute urges Congress and the Administration to revisit our corn-based ethanol policies and to look for next generation, alternative fuels that do not pit the need to eat against the need for fuel. The U.S. should develop a portfolio approach to solving its energy needs, which includes but are not limited to biofuels, second gen­eration ethanol products, wind, solar and resources that are derived from non-food sources.

Fact Sheets

AMI Corn-Based Ethanol and Biofuels Fact Sheet

Iowa State University Biofuels Study Fact Sheet


 

Comments and Correspondence 

Coalition Letter to EPA in Opposition of 'E12' Without Proper Testing, September 28, 2010

Letter to Senate Leaders Urging Opposition to Ammendments Increasing Ethanol Blends, July 27, 2010

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Tax Credit/Import Tariff

AMI Joins Diverse Group of Organizations in Opposition to Expansion of Federal Support for Ethanol, November 10, 2011

AMI Applauds Senators Coburn and Feinstein for Introduction of "Ethanol Subsidy and Tariff Repeal Act, May 18, 2011

AMI Urges Budget Negotiatiors to Eliminate VEETC, May 3, 2011

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Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)

Senate Letter 1 to EPA Administrator Jackson Urging Waiver, August 2, 2012

Senate Letter 2 to EPA Administrator Jackson Urging Waiver, August 7, 2012

Senate Letter 3 to EPA Administrator Jackson Urging Waiver, August 8, 2012

House Letter to EPA Administrator Jackson Urging Waiver, August 1, 2012

EPA to Expand Use of E15 in Gasoline, January 21, 2011

Coalition Requests Hearing on Renewable Fuel Standard, December 7, 2011

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Other

Letter to Congress Calling for Increase in Investments in Second Generation Biofuels, January 13, 2010

Letter to Congress Calling for Increase in Investments in Second Generation Biofuels, January 13, 2010

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Studies:

Ethanol Blends

Mid-level Ethanol Blends Catalyst Durability Study Screening, CRC, June 2009

Implications for US Corn Availability under a Higher Blending Rate for Ethanol: How Much Corn Will Be Needed? Advanced Economic Solutions, June 2009

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Tax Credits/Tariffs

 GAO report, �Opportunities to Reduce Potential Duplication in Government Programs, Save Tax Dollars, and Enhance Revenue

CBO Report on Using Biofuel Tax Credits to Achieve Energy and Environmental Policy Goals, July 2010

Fundamentals of a Sustainable U.S. Biofuels Policy, Baker Institute, January 2010

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Renewable Fuels Standard

Meals Per Gallon: Impact of Industrial Biofuels on People and Global Hunger, ActionAid, April 2010

GAO Biofuels Report: Potential Effects and Challenges of Required Increases in Production and Use, August 2009

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Other

Alternative 2010 Corn Production Scenarios and Policy Implications, Scott Irwin and Darell Good, March 11, 2010

ISU, Greenhouse Gas Impacts of Ethanol from Iowa Corn: Life Cycle Analysis versus System-wide Accounting, Feb. 2008

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