Energy Bill Passes

Watered down and everything, but it finally went through:

The legislation calls for a 40% increase in fuel efficiency for new cars and light trucks by 2020, for a fleetwide average of 35 miles per gallon. It also requires a fivefold increase — to 36 billion gallons — in the amount of alternative homegrown fuels, such as ethanol, that must be added to the nation’s gasoline supply by 2022.

And the ethanol gravy train continues…