Rising Use of Corn Ethanol Stresses Midwestern Aquifers
Underground water supplies are being pumped at an unsustainable rate thanks to corn ethanol
Selfa thought that had these communities been aware of ethanol production's impact on the local water supply, support for the plants may not have been as strong.
"I think people in general were not that well-informed," Selfa said, concluding that "biofuels are not an overwhelming win-win for rural communities."
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