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Breaking Oil’s Hold Over America

Submitted by on February 27, 2012 – 11:24 amNo Comment

by Tom Buis (Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … Our nation imagines itself the most free and secure in the world, but the volatility of the global oil market shows how vulnerable we are as a nation to saber rattling by strongmen and dictators. Every president since Nixon has warned that the influence of foreign oil in our economy is threat to both our national and economic security. Yet for more than four decades, our federal government has failed to ultimately deal with the problem of our national addiction to foreign oil. In 2012, Growth Energy is reminding Congress and America that ethanol is a key to finally breaking our oil addiction and achieving energy independence. Ethanol is not a someday fuel; it is replacing foreign oil today, and if we lift the artificial hurdles blocking access to the fuels market, it can replace more.

…By encouraging auto companies to manufacture their fleets to run on higher blends of ethanol, we can reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil, create green jobs that can’t be outsourced and keep more money here in the U.S, where it can support our domestic economy.

…Because of the stability created by the RFS, the ethanol industry supports more than 600,000 American jobs that can’t be outsourced and helps us take back some of the $300 billion a year we send to foreign economies for access to oil.  READ MORE

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