Special Report: Advisory – Story has been withdrawn – How U.S. ethanol plants are allowed to pollute more than oil refineries

Source: By Leah Douglas, Reuters • Posted: Sunday, September 25, 2022

Sept 23 (Reuters) – Reuters is withdrawing a Sept. 8 article that compared carbon emissions from U.S. ethanol plants and oil refineries because of its flawed interpretation of data on ethanol-plant pollution and fuel-production capacity. That led to inaccurate estimates of carbon emissions for individual ethanol plants named in the story.

Reporting by Leah Douglas; editing by Richard Valdmanis and Brian Thevenot

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