Ethanol lobby poised for another win (Politico)

By Darren Goode

EXCERPT: The ethanol industry — which is being attacked from everyone from tea party backers to Al Gore — nonetheless may be poised to win another victory on Capitol Hill and continue a decades-long ride of federal help for at least one more year. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) undoubtedly gave comfort to backers of the corn-based gasoline additive when he included a sought-after one-year extension of a key expiring ethanol tax credit as part of a much-larger middle class tax cut package he unveiled Thursday.


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