FREEING ENERGY

How many square miles of land are set aside to grow ethanol?

The US devotes a stunning amount of land to grow the corn that is converted to ethanol. Of the 80 million acres of corn grown in the US, 27% of that corn is devoted to ethanol or about 33,750 square miles.

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