Ethanol advocates, Vilsack dispute report

From the nation’s capital to Corydon, Ia., critics are challenging the Associated Press’s report today that claims ethanol production is damaging the environment. “There are a number of inaccuracies and errors in that article,” said Tom Vilsack, the U.S. secretary of agriculture, during an editorial board meeting Friday at the Des Moines Register. Vilsack, the former governor of Iowa, the No. 1 producer of ethanol, said he saw the piece when the Washington Post accidentally posted it online last week