Ethanol say the politicians. Not so fast. As we all can see corn prices are rising as the demand for it increases to produce ethanol. This causes not onlu corn prices to go up but also all those sweet drinks and other foods that are high fructose corn syrup.
Also as corn prices goes up farmers will do whatever they can to grow more and more which means even more fertilizers. But it doesn't pollute and damage the environment!! This is incorrect.
The fertilizers enter the water system and end up destroying the ecosystem of aquatic life. Read this article to learn more http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science/08/18/dead.zone/index.html