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Time to stop the smoke and start making ethanol

July 16, 2013
The Maui News

Since the late 1960s, when I first got here, there has been this ongoing fight about burning cane. It is subsidized by our taxes because it is a worthless product, considering how cheaply we can buy sugar elsewhere. That aside, the sugar cane lands are really there waiting for when it will be profitable to take some out of farming and have the government in the company's pocket rezone them for greater profit.

 
 

 

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