Heineman Declares September as Renewable Fuels Month at Husker Harvest Days
by Robert Pore (The Independent) During the last 25 years, Nebraska has seen its ethanol industry develop into the nation’s second-biggest producer at 2 billion gallons a year from 24 ethanol plants.
Gov. Dave Heineman declared September as Renewable Fuels Month on Wednesday at Husker Harvest Days.
…Despite the challenges, Heineman said, agriculture has helped Nebraska’s economy.
“Because of agriculture, we are in a much stronger financial position economically than the rest of the country, and renewable fuels are an important ingredient,” he said. READ MORE