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Are Ethanol Mandates a Good Idea?

| Written by David Morris | No Comments | Updated on Mar 30, 2005 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

We received a question on whether or not the state of Montana should enact a requirement for a 10 percent ethanol blend in its gasoline supplies. Dr. Dave responded, noting that Montana is one of six states that has in place or is currently debating, an ethanol mandate.

The complete Question and Answer from Dr.Dave:  Are ethanol mandates a good idea?

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David Morris is co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and directs its initiative on The Public Good. He is the author of the New City States, Seeing the Light, and three other non-fiction books. His essays on public policy are regularly published by On the Commons, Alternet, Common Dreams and the Huffington Post.

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