Expanding ethanol use

Nelson, Ben
September 2007
Hill;9/18/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 106, p41
The article discusses the author's views on the extension of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by the U.S. Senate. The author cites the claim that the initiative will increase ethanol and biofuels consumption by 36 billion gallons in 2022, which will further lead to energy independence and economic growth. The author states that it encourages biofuels production from feed stocks, and helps the achievement of clean air standards when used as oxygenate in gasoline.


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