But energy policies brought in by George W Bush which set production quota to encourage the use of biofuels allowed the industry to take off. By last year, nearly 40% of US corn was going to produce ethanol.
It\’s going to take some time, not least because Iowa is where the presidential election races start, but the general public mood does seem to be turning against this insane nonsense. Eventually, the politicians will respond.
I hope so at least.