Drought Ethanol

August 9, 2012 - 3:36 AM
In this Aug. 8, 2012, photo, a dry corn field receives some rain from a passing thunder storm near Blair, Neb. Livestock farmers and ranchers seeing their feed costs rise because of the worst drought in a quarter-century are demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency waive production requirements for corn-based ethanol. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)