Ethanol is domestically produced and farmers and the agriculture sector benefit greatly from it. Air quality, energy security, ecological impact of production, and climate change all contribute the net cost of using a fuel. When looking at the balance of ethanol vs. gasoline on those criteria, ethanol wins in all of them. Also, farmers continue to improve and apply the most efficient farming practices to corn production while the ethanol industry continues to apply and research the most efficient production methods for each gallon of ethanol.
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