Catholic bishops slam Brazil ethanol growth plan


BRASILIA, March 22 (Reuters) - Roman Catholic bishops warned on Thursday that a rapid increase in cane ethanol production in Brazil could have a devastating social and environmental impact in the countryside. Brazil is a pioneer in using ethanol as an automotive fuel and is the world's largest exporter of ethanol and second largest producer after the United States. It is expected to attract at least 17.4 billion reais ($8.18 billion) in investment over the next four years, increasing ...

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