In pitting biofuels against the environment, only clear winner is oil

“A quiet revolution is taking place across the fruited plain. The total amount of U.S. land under production by American farmers is down– not just over the last 50 or 100 years, but also over the last decade according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Despite that trend, the production of crops for food, feedstock, and bioenergy continues to rise. Yet a misleading campaign waged by the oil industry has many believing renewable bioenergy is leading to a massive destruction of wild prairies as farmers put more land under the plow.”

— Jessie Stolark, The Hill

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