Renewable Fuel Standards Are Driven By Ideology And Rent-Seeking, Not Science

Opinion | Lee Lane
File photo of E85 Ethanol biodiesel fuel being pumped into a vehicle at a gas station in Nevada, Iowa

They’re neither cost-effective nor green.

Navy Looks To Purchase 37 Million Gallons Of Biofuels

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd is seen underway in the Pacific Ocean

‘Expanding military energy sources improves the reliability of our overall fuel supply’

EPA doubles down on non-existent biofuel mandate despite court ruling

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
EPA Administrator

‘Today’s decisions by EPA are emblematic of an irreparable Renewable Fuel Standard’

Oil and gas lobby sues EPA over biofuel mandate - TheDCNF

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Oil Prices

‘EPA’s overzealous 2013 biodiesel mandate is unworkable’

Obama's push for biofuels evokes Carter's 1980 State of the Union - TheDC

Politics | Gene J. Koprowski
White House Solar Power

Carter once asked Congress for the ‘most massive peacetime investment in the development of synthetic fuels’

Al Gore is half right on ethanol

Opinion | Dave Juday

Gore has come out against corn ethanol, but he continues to support cellulosic ethanol. There’s a reason for that.

How to prevent future oil shocks

Opinion | Mark Maddox

The U.S. needs an all-of-the-above approach to energy.

Ethanol loses Big Oil, big advocates and maybe big subsidies - TheDC

Politics | Dipka Bhambhani

Advocates of ethanol subsidies turn on the industry in the face of rising food costs and deficit spending

Food security is national security

Opinion | Catherine Bertini & Dan Glickman

Investing in agricultural development can keep America safe.

TheDC Morning: How the left astroturfed net neutrality into existence - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

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TheDC Morning: House passes bill aimed at denying stupid immigrants citizenship - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

Tea Party, greens unite against ethanol tax credit - The Hill

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

Extend all of the Bush tax cuts

Opinion | Derek Hunter

Congress should not eliminate any credits, be they for anything from children to ethanol.

Corn ethanol: He was for it before he was against it - TheDC

US | Amanda Carey

In 1994, Vice President Al Gore cast the tie-breaking vote to authorize ethanol production, now he calls it “bad policy”

Vilsack's 'boondoggle' of a plan - TheDC

Politics | Amanda Carey

The Obama administration’s plan for renewable fuel standards will do little to help America’s problem with greenhouse gas emissions

Ending oil dependence by making us more dependent?

Opinion | Derek Hunter

The Democrats say they want to end our dependence on foreign oil, but their policies are making us more, not less, dependent on it.

Scottish scientists develop whiskey-fuel - Sky News

Tech | interns

Butanol is 25 percent more efficient than ethanol

BP still receiving taxpayer funds in California - TheDC

US | Chris Moody

Taxpayers are footing a relatively small but symbolic amount of money for the company’s projects despite the government’s rhetoric

New must-have Christmas gift: the pooing robot - Tech Radar

| interns

Researchers at the University of Bristol have developed a pooing robot, complete with hygiene detection and anger management

Obama’s actions prevent timely clean-up by U.S. allies

Opinion | Hans Bader

Crucial offers to help clean up BP’s oil spill “have come from Belgian, Dutch, and Norwegian firms that … possess some of the world’s most advanced oil skimming ships,” but Obama’s interests lie closer to unions than cleaning up the epic mess in the Gulf