Harkin's latest move, made with the help of John Thune (R - South Dakota) and Tim Johnson (D - South Dakota) - is to sponsor a bill to move forward on loan guarantees to build this renewable fuel pipeline. Harkin recently said the pipeline is a good idea because it "efficiently and inexpensively helps enlarge the market for biofuels like ethanol, reduces our dependence on foreign fuels and will provide good construction jobs." The Senators claim the pipeline could create up to 25,000 jobs in the U.S. Corn farmers somewhere are smiling.
[Source: MidWest AgNet via Domestic Fuel]
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