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  • Corn better used as food than biofuel, study finds

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    In a new study, Professor Praveen Kumar and graduate student Meredith Richardson find that using corn for biofuel comes with greater environmental costs and fewer benefits than using corn for food.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Praveen Kumar, call 217-333-4688; kumar1@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Critical zone services as environmental assessment criteria in intensively managed landscapes” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.