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Swift fox on the Kansas prairie. Photo from USFWS

EPA Biofuel Rule Includes Loophole that Threatens Wildlife Habitat

Homegrown ethanol should not come at the expense of vanishing prairie ecosystems and wildlife habitat. That was the deal Congress struck in 2007 when it mandated billions of gallons of …

"Grasslands to cashlands?" Tell that to this black-footed ferret.  Corn fields don't make good wildlife habitat.  Photo: J. Michael Lockhart, US Fish & Wildlife Service

Disappearing Grasslands are No Joke

We wish this opinion piece in Ethanol Producer magazine was actually written for April Fool’s Day. Mike Bryan, CEO of BBI Biofuels, criticizes a recent┬ástudy by researchers at South Dakota …

Protecting Wildlife and a Way of Life: America’s Grasslands Conference

America’s prairies, iconic grasslands that conjure up images of cowboys, Native Americans, wild horses and bison, are some of the most endangered ecosystems in the world. As they disappear, so …

Cutting Corn Ethanol Subsidies: Congress Should Be All Ears

As early as this afternoon, the Senate may vote on an amendment that would save taxpayers billions of dollars by cutting wasteful and environmentally-harmful corn ethanol subsidies. At a time …

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