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Flooded ethanol industry threatens US mandates

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 14, 2008 by highboldtage

Flooded ethanol industry threatens US mandates

 

13 Jun 2008

Source: Reuters
By Timothy Gardner

NEW YORK, June 13 (Reuters) – Floods in the Midwest that have pushed corn prices to record levels have wiped out profits for making U.S. ethanol and threaten to sink production of the fuel below government mandates.

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lifting food prices at a time of mounting hunger problems.

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average U.S. producers now lose 8 cents for every gallon of ethanol distilled, compared with a profit margin of 20 cents a gallon two weeks ago.

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2 billion to 5 billion gallons of ethanol “could go offline in the next few months due to high corn prices

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if corn prices don’t fall, outages in the ethanol industry could match dismal production in the biodiesel industry where plants run at about half of their capacity because of high prices for soy bean oil, the main feedstock.

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Rationing threat as police prepare to get tough with striking drivers

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Rationing threat as police prepare to get tough with striking drivers (U.K.)

Rationing threat as police prepare to get tough with striking drivers

Rationing gas for state government? (New Mexico)

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 13, 2008 by highboldtage

Rationing gas for state government? 

(New Mexico)

Rationing gas for state government? 

(New Mexico)