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Ethanol not so green after all

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Remember those we’re-so-green-with-ethanol television commercials? They were in the distant past, say 2004. I think they were for an oil company touting its environmental credentials, or a car manufacturer showing how Earth-friendly its large trucks could be. They showed bright blue skies and puffs of clouds over seas of cleanest, greenest, most appealing cornfields imaginable. They would pan past clean, attractive people in denim shirts doing something to the corn, maybe picking it by hand, smiling as broadly as they…

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