“Biofuels: Fuel Fight Roils Corn Country”

“CORNING, Iowa — A fight over how to fuel Americans' cars is beginning to wear on Ray Gaesser.

Gaesser farms 5,500 acres of corn and soybeans in Adams County, where cornfields stretch to the horizon and one of the biggest employers is a corn-to-ethanol plant. When President Trump brags about supporting farmers, he's talking about Gaesser and his neighbors, who help put millions of gallons of corn-based fuel in the nation's gas tanks each year.

But for every announcement the president makes promoting ethanol, Gaesser can point to an action by Trump's EPA that does exactly the opposite.”

Marc Heller reports for Greenwire January 30, 2020.