When you gas up your car, you’ve probably noticed that sign on the pump disclosing that as much as 10 percent of the gasoline you’re buying is really ethanol.
That’s because of something called the Renewable Fuel Standard, a 2005 federal clean-energy program that mandates the introduction of biofuels, mostly corn, into gasoline.
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