Ethanol Vs Corn

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Most gasoline has 10-15% alcohol produced from corn. As a result, some say, the price of food has risen, causing hardship, increased food prices, and other problems. What are the real facts? Gasoline has ethanol inside, ethanol comes from corn. Corn is the main source of ethanol, many people spend 50% or more of their income on food. Which causes the price of food to increase, but if prices increase it will cause people with low incomes to starve because they would not be able to afford food for themselves or for their family. Most people are worried that it could cause damage to the environment, by growing a lot of corn it can cause damage to the soil. When the soil is damaged it makes it hard for farmers to grow crops. Which will make food
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