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Not Ready for Prime Time: Making Fuel Out of Invasive Plants

When it comes to making ethanol, taking a hard, second look at seemingly great ideas is smart policy.

 

Lunar Power: Running on Moonshine

While industrial production of ethanol may not be the savior as it was once heralded, home distillers are willing to tap into a more parochial form of energy independence.

 

Ecologist Dismisses ‘Ethanol Solution’

Townsend notes that producing corn for ethanol use requires intensively fertilized fields, which produce ‘the forgotten greenhouse gas.’

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