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wrmedic

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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 12:28:02 AM

http://journalstar.com/business/local/two-more-nebraska-ethanol-plants-closing-temporarily/article_844754ea-7bfa-5c78-b7cf-a82b81f12705.html
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taxed2death
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 12:48:28 PM

i think its a supply and demand issue as well. i called my state and most didn't even know what E85 or flex fuel was even though our state police and state Gov cars all have the flex fuel badge on the trunks. there are still many people under educated!
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SilverStreaker
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 10:00:18 AM

Shocky says "Sure, but you can ship gasoline long distances by a safer mode... Pipeline..."

You can ship ethanol long distances by pipeline. Do you have a point or are you just trying to spread false information?
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Hannie59
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 8:44:41 AM

Shockjock1961, the truth is beating your perpetual argument of lies.

Claiming ethanol a danger to transport!! Shame on you. What a stretch! What a desperate attempt for a claim. After countless oil spills have ruined entire areas, caused deaths in explosions, killed people with cancer, and our troops have died definding its interests.

I hope someday you see that the dark side is not the way... Like Anakin Skywalker finally did.

[Edited by: Hannie59 at 7/29/2013 8:45:24 AM EST]
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Shockjock1961
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 8:16:07 AM

"I'll bet you didn't know this, but so is gasoline"

Sure, but you can ship gasoline long distances by a safer mode... Pipeline...
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WhiskeyBurner
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 2:44:55 AM

"Very volatile fuel to transport"

I'll bet you didn't know this, but so is gasoline, that's why both work in an internal combustion engine ;)
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after10
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 2:07:33 AM

Very volatile fuel to transport
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WhiskeyBurner
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 12:31:45 AM

As good as the corn looks to be doing this year, there might be a few of them that will be coming back!
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04Ram1500
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 12:29:54 AM

Good
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morris53659
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2013 11:59:33 PM

We had an ethanol plant here as well,and it closed last year.
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krzysiek_ck
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2013 8:38:14 AM

tdioiler wrote: "LOL !! Why did they have to shut down anyway? Tax payers could pony up more federal dollars to subsidize the operations?"

Can you list all the federal ethanol tax subsidies?
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EvergreenON
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2013 8:01:50 AM

Yuppy, close them all
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tdioiler
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2013 10:57:28 PM

LOL !! Why did they have to shut down anyway? Tax payers could pony up more federal dollars to subsidize the operations?

Looks like the market is flexing, and not in a good way.
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07skydriver
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2013 3:06:34 PM

Let consumers decide.
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stickyvalves
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2013 7:02:34 AM

I know of 3 plants not running.
Aurora, NE
Meade, NE
Blairstown, IA
But those are just ones I drive past.
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stickyvalves
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2013 7:00:32 AM

I'll go past the York plant and give you a report of its activity today.
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goldseeker
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2013 4:33:20 AM

LOL! Those plants were only shut down temporarily and are now back up and running.
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CORNHICK
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2013 3:26:17 AM

hip hip horray down with the ethanol scam
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smugutu1234
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2013 12:25:51 PM

Good
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The_Waysiders
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2013 11:47:19 AM

One down ... so many to go.
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DoctorV
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2013 10:59:02 AM

Look at Chazzer and ScottAdams5: a champion and a rookie, both ends of the spectrum, but neither one can read, otherwise they'd know that it was a temporary shut down and that the plants are back in operation.
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2013 10:28:55 AM

Yeahh!!!
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Chazzer
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2013 9:45:19 AM

Horray!
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tropicalmn
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 11:36:42 AM

One of the plants mentioned in topic article as being closed has resumed operations.
Valero Energy Corp. has resumed operations at its 120 MMgy ethanol plant in Albion, Neb. “We restarted the Albion ethanol plant in the first week of February, after margins improved to the point where the plant could run profitably,” said Bill Day, executive director of media relations at Valero.
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litoand
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2013 10:10:21 AM

Alright ......
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krzysiek_ck
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 8:28:45 PM

69mustang wrote: "I have no sympathy for them. It's all about greed."

Nice ideology you got going there. I hope you enjoy giving your money to terrorists rather than US farmers. Keep up the good work.

Let me guess. Now, You going to tell me how you only buy American and Canadian oil products. That is called believing in your own lies.

[Edited by: krzysiek_ck at 2/4/2013 8:31:39 PM EST]
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69mustang
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 5:23:22 PM

I think they just don't want to pay that much for corn. Oh well, now they know how the rest of us feel about buying their product, when they themselves will not produce any because it cuts into their profit margin. I have no sympathy for them. It's all about greed.
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 5:05:14 PM

What about all the wonderful alternatives to corn which ethanol apologists tout ad nauseam? If there was any truth to their claims these plants would not be closing.
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nurdco
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 2:24:19 AM

The Food or Famine comes to mind...
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 8:31:24 AM

Ok there JacksFan -- ya got me. I shoulda read the story more carefully/fully. If the price of corn is increased that much, maybe it'll affect the whiskey market as well ...
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djp071158
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 5:32:10 AM

Gas is up 65 cents a gallon between January 1 and February 1.
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 3:12:24 AM

ok for me
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goldseeker
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 3:04:16 PM

Good point jacksfan. A even bigger story is the closing of the Hess gasoline refinery which will likely drive the price of gasoline up here in the east.
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Zackny
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 1:54:39 PM

ok
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ggg452
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 11:07:07 AM

good to hear...
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jacksfan
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 10:18:18 AM

What business failure, OceanArcher? Did you read the articles? Both are temporary shutdowns, and at the facility in Missouri, all employees will continue working.
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 9:09:34 AM

While I'm sorry to see another business fail, the loss of ethanol for fuel does not stress me a bit. Good luck in finding new jobs, folks
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chipote
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 2:36:57 AM

Happy to hear!
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stickyvalves
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2013 10:11:40 AM

Abengoa has been promising cellulosic from their York plant.

Don't think that has happened yet. It doesn't look like their construction additions have been successful. I drive past this one occasionally. It is getting squeezed by some close proximity higher volume plants.
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DoctorV
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 10:13:58 AM

Missouri Plant Halts Ethanol Production - Cites Drought
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