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Study showsa problem for EPA, carbon pollution and biofuel startups by maryjane
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http://abcnews.go.com/Polit...n-waste-gas-23399763
I suspect the EPA and environmentalists will completely ignore the results of this study.
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That report is not one-sided. It's not a complete trashing of the viability of producing ethanol fuel from the waste products of growing corn.

 
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A peer-reviewed study performed at the Energy Department's Argonne National Laboratory in 2012 found that biofuels made with corn residue were 95 percent better than gasoline in greenhouse gas emissions. That study assumed some of the residue harvested would replace power produced from coal, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but it's unclear whether future biorefineries would do that.

Liska {lead author of the study] agrees that using some of the residue to make electricity, or planting cover crops, would reduce carbon emissions. But he did not include those in his computer simulation.


I read it as they need more data. Keep these ethanol-from-farm-waste programs going, but continue to refine the processes and assess the overall impact on carbon emissions.

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