GMA Unhappy with Ethanol Provision of Senate Energy Bill

Reacting to the Senate’s passage of H.R. 6, the Clean Energy Act of 2007, Cal Dooley, president and chief executive officer of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, said Friday that the association was “disappointed the Senate did not heed the warnings … about the adverse impacts an aggressive [ethanol] mandate could have on food prices and the environment.”

WASHINGTON — Reacting to the Senate’s passage of H.R. 6, the Clean Energy Act of 2007, Cal Dooley, president and chief executive officer of the Grocery Manufacturers Association here, said Friday that the association was “disappointed the Senate did not heed the warnings … about the adverse impacts an aggressive [ethanol] mandate could have on food prices and the environment.” The bill includes a provision that would mandate a fourfold increase in ethanol use by 2022. Dooley said the uncertai

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