TITLE

U.S. Importing, Exporting Ethanol To and From Brazil

PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Corn & Soybean Digest Exclusive Insight;12/20/2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses on the Ethanol Shuffle by U.S. It states that U.S. is importing ethanol from Brazil while simultaneously exporting greater volumes back to Brazil due to flawed carbon accounting schemes at both the federal and state level.It mentions that this is a result of state and Federal fuel regulations that treat Brazilian sugarcane ethanol as Holy Grail of biofuels. According to California Low Carbon Fuels Standard and RFS, the carbon footprint of Brazilian sugar ethanol is finer.
ACCESSION #
71623785

 

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