Renewable Fuel Standard

(AP Photo)

Boost for cars or bust? Ethanol debate heats up

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a dilemma for drivers: Do they choose a gasoline that’s cheaper and cleaner even if, as opponents say, it could damage older cars and motorcycles? That’s the peril and promise of […]

06/24/2013

Sugar beets (AP Photo)

Calif. farmers team up to convert beets to ethanol

FIVE POINTS, Calif. (AP) — Amid the vast almond orchards and grape fields that surround Five Points in California’s Central Valley, a once-dominant crop that has nearly disappeared from the state’s farms is making a comeback: sugar beets.

03/23/2013

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