Source: The Detroit News
quote: Also, you are very lucky some of your Premium fuel isn't blended. I have seen Petro-Canada state that their Premium now contains ethanol... but Shell's premium V-Power still is ethanol free in Canada last I knew. Now down here in the US that's very rare and even 93 Octane (R+M/2 method) is typically blended 10% like everything else in most states. There are exceptions but they're rare - you only *usually* see pure gasoline sold at marinas.
quote: So we would be paying between 50 cents and $1.50 per gallon more for gasoline due without ethanol blends?- How much more debt is America in due to corn subsidies?- How much more do Americans pay for food because of less room to grow actual food?
quote: As long as you allow politicians to accept money in exchange for [...] laws that manipulate the market...
quote: We're also a net exporter of oil. Remember that?
quote: Draft dodger?
quote: I'm liberal (actually more of a socialist)
quote: The point is that you were touting a 100 year reserve.
quote: It is not there yet.
quote: Instead the U.S. has at the most 5 years of reserve
quote: At the present that is ethanol, like it or not.
quote: Nothing will please everyone, but there are some that will hate everything just because it is different.
quote: Right now the lion's share of investment dollars is going into fracking - not alternative fuels.
quote: Nobody driving vehicles, no more freedom to travel, no more pollution. You should be CHEERING for us to keep using oil
quote: Why bother? Oil reserves are going to last over 100 years give or take. By then we'll be at a higher technological level and can easily develop alternatives, if they haven't already. I know you've been told we're facing impending doom and MUST do something. But its all BS.
quote: Ethanol is an example of pushing something on the market by creating an artificial demand. Pure free market forces would NEVER have allowed this farce to continue.
quote: Why bother?Oil reserves are going to last over 100 years give or take. By then we'll be at a higher technological level and can easily develop alternatives, if they haven't already.
quote: Thing is we need something out there now