Source: NCGA

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) said that comments made by the Environmental Working Group and associated Grocery Manufacturers Association groups are just another attempt to prevent the ethanol industry from decreasing the United States' dependence on foreign oil.

NCGA further asserted that there are many environmental benefits from corn ethanol and that corn farmers continue to be good stewards of the environment.

"These environmental groups are stirring up fear for the American public at a time when Americans are already struggling due to the faltering world economy, job losses and high costs of food brought on by some food companies' record profits and greed," NCGA President Bob Dickey said.
"The fact remains that made-in-the-U.S. corn ethanol is here