A grain-dust explosion, a death, operating losses, fines, weather-delayed corn planting, oil bailouts and closings dogged Indiana ethanol in 2019
Iowa's senators and governor are asking the EPA to abandon its plans to use a formula that corn farmers are arguing against.
American farmers have just over half of their corn crop in the ground (compared to an average of 90% by this time).
A new study published this week in Nature found that America's corn belt could contribute to thousands of air pollution deaths a year.
If precautions aren't taken, this infrastructure could do great damage to the environment, and indigenous and traditional communities, particularly due to the population influx they inevitably trigger.
Ethanol blends have harmed, not helped, the environment.
Ethanol producers and backers in Siouxland are jubilant about President Donald Trump's plans to allow year-round sales of gasoline with 15 percent ethanol, saying it will spark added demand for the higher blended fuel and the corn used to produce it.
"Beekeeping has been something I've done for all my life. It's one of those things that gets in your blood and once it's in your blood, it's hard to shake it."
How powerful institutions are criminalizing populations by locking people up and deeming them undeserving of clean air, water and healthy housing.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.