TITLE

Alternative Energy: Ending dependence on Mideast oil

AUTHOR(S)
Brandon, Hembree
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Western Farm Press;7/18/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 17, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on a reader's view and comment on the U.S. independence of the oil in the Middle East through alternative energy for vehicles. It states that the Middle East oil is abundant with cheaper production cost and easily refined. It adds that the reader thinks that alternative energy such as ethanol, hydrogen, and electric will remain just an alternate and a second best economic choice.
ACCESSION #
43364345

 

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