A Dirty Secret: U.S. Taxpayers footing bill for “Splash and Dash”, Dumping subsidized Biodiesel in Europe | Chemically Green


U.S. Congress has a loophole in a bill that is using American taxpayers’ money to help pay for biodiesel being shipped overseas to Europe. Have your heard of the “Splash and Dash” program? The United States was accused of dumping subsidized biodiesel back in October of 2007. In 2007 this subsidy cost the American taxpayer $300 million, and it’s projected to cost the American taxpayers $600 million in 2008.