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Alternative Fuels / Ethanol #933742

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 16, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Janesville, Minnesota: Kevin Tibbles) The impact of lower gas prices on the ethanol industry featured; scenes shown of the unopened VeraSun facility in Janesville, Minnesota; corn prices cited. [Corn grower Chad BUENDORF††- says some people could be in danger of losing their farms.] [Ethanol analyst Alex MOGLIA†- says there was overbuilding to cash in on the alternative fuels bonanza.] [Waseca County coordinator Bruce BOYCE†- says it has become a hardship.] [Grain elevator operator Howard MACK††- notes VeraSun can walk away but somebody else pays the bill.]

Williams, Brian;
Tibbles, Kevin

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