The Great Corn Debate
This month Envi spoke to an advocate and opponent of corn ethanol. For Q & A extras not included in the magazine, click on a photo below. How do you feel about the pros and cons of corn ethanol? Does one outweigh the other? Share your thoughts by joining the blog forum.
Ann Peck
Former Executive Secretary
of the New York
Corn Growers
Association
"It's going to take ethanol... it's going to take wind energy, it's going to take water energy, it's probably going to take nuclear energy, too."
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David Pimentel
Professor at the
College of
Agriculture and Life
Sciences, Cornell
University
"And you ask, 'What does that mean to total petroleum use in the U.S.?' Less than one percent. Is this making us oil independent? No."
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