EPA proposes reducing biofuel mandate

Business Nov 16, 2013

EPA proposes reducing biofuel mandate

by Steven Mufson

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday proposed lowering requirements for biofuel use in 2014, trimming targets for corn-based ethanol use for the first time. The proposal would set ethanol use at 15.21 billion gallons (57.58 billion liters), just under 10 percent of motor fuel ...

Commentary Sep 20, 2011

End the grad student quotas

by Takamitsu Sawa

Starting in the 1991 academic year (April 1991 through March 1992), a number of leading national universities in Japan underwent major structural changes, led by the Law School at the University of Tokyo. Previously, all university teachers belonged to their respective undergraduate departments and had ...