Ethanol Manufacturing

  • News

    January 20, 2010

    The 10 most influential lobbyists in Minnesota

    Meet the invisible hands behind some of the state's biggest bills

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007
  • Blogs

    July 5, 2007

    Is too much water wasted in the creation of ethanol?

    In this week's news feature, Sucked Dry, writer Conrad Wilson looks at the burgeoning ethanol industry in Minnesota, and wonders whether we're depleting one natural r ... More >>

  • News

    July 4, 2007

    Sucked Dry

    In the rush to cash in on ethanol, the Midwest might be giving away its greatest natural resource

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2007

    The Evils of Ethanol

    It is a universal axiom of modern politics that no politician with presidential ambitions can talk honestly about the very real problems of the government's slavish promotion of corn-based ethanol. In the corn belt states, of course, it is impossible to talk honestly about corn-based ethanol if you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2006

    The ethanol conundrum

    For Minnesota politicians, ethanol is the classic no-brainer issue. You are either pro-ethanol or don't want to get re-elected. For Minnesota environmentalists, it is a more complicated matter. While everyone with any green in their blood agrees on the need to develop alternative fuels, ethanol rema ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2005

    Forty west-central MN stations keeping fuel blend prices down

    If your car can make it to west-central Minnesota, you can fill your tank for a lot less than in the Cities. The 40 west-central Minnesota stations supplied by the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company of Benson, Minnesota, are keeping E-85 -- a fuel blend of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline -- ... More >>