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Politicians and celebrities have been spreading the word on biofuel, touting it as the best alternative to fossil fuels. But now experts are saying increased production of biofuel may actually cause more harm than good. From beer shortages to a surge in food prices, an increase could trigger a host of problems. What are the other potential consequences of a national shift to corn and sugarcane based fuels, and what other options are there? Weekend America host Bill Radke speaks with Earth Policy Institute founder and president, Lester Brown, to find out what other alternative choices Americans have to power their vehicles.

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