Oklahoma researchers look to refuel ethanol
The extended drought has reduced the country’s corn supply and driven up corn costs, affecting the price of ethanol and gasoline. Oklahoma researchers are working to solve both problems.
The extended drought affecting about two-thirds of the country has dried up crops throughout the region.
The result is higher costs to consumers, both at the grocery store and the gas pump.
Higher corn costs have cast renewed attention on the 5-year-old federal mandate that an increasing amount of ethanol must be produced and blended with gasoline each year. The standards call for...
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