Op-ed: Trump’s Ethanol Plans Double Down on Bad Environmental Policy

The Renewable Fuel Standard is a federal mandate that requires fuel suppliers to blend a minimum percentage of ethanol fuel into gasoline. Professor William F. Shughart II and CGO Graduate Research Fellow Arthur R. Wardle write about the negative environmental and economic impacts associated with the Renewable Fuel Standard.

Read the full piece as it was published by The Independent Institute.

CGO scholars and fellows frequently comment on a variety of topics for the popular press. The views expressed therein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Center for Growth and Opportunity or the views of Utah State University.

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