It's in the gas you pump. It shapes your grocery bill and the prospects of the nation's corn growers.
It's a clear, colorless liquid known as ethanol. But its fortunes are sputtering.
... For Norfolk Southern, ethanol has been golden. From November 2010 to October 2011, the company transported nearly 2.1 billion gallons of ethanol from the Midwest to points across the country, said Tom Landrum, national account manager - a huge jump from the 298 million gallons it moved in 2003. Continued