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Call to Action for a Truly Sustainable Renewable Future
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-Include high octane/high ethanol Regular Grade fuel in EPA Tier 3 regulations.
-Use a dedicated, self-reducing non-renewable carbon user fee to fund renewable energy R&D.
-Start an Apollo-type program to bring New Ideas to sustainable biofuel and …

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George Washington Carver and Henry Ford Shared a Bio-fuel (Ethanol) Vision
December 30, 2007 – 6:36 pm | No Comment

(The Auto Channel) Though worlds apart, George Washington Carver and Henry Ford shared a vision of a future in which agricultural products would be put to new uses to create products and industries.
One idea both …

It Takes a Lot of Water to Grow a Corn Crop
December 30, 2007 – 8:55 am | No Comment

by David Bennett (Southeast Farm Press) Last year, many Southern farmers found out just how much water a corn crop requires. “A good, high-yielding corn crop will use 22 or 23 inches of water,” says Emerson …

Nonwood Fiber Raw Materials and the Biorefinery
December 29, 2007 – 9:54 am | No Comment

by Robert W. Hurter (HurterConsult, Inc.)    The biorefinery is being touted as the way for the North American pulp and paper industry to reinvent itself. Feedstock for biorefineries includes virtually any biomass including forest waste, bark, …

Transgenics Are Imperative for Biofuel Crops
December 3, 2007 – 12:45 pm | No Comment

by Jonathan Gressel  (Plant Science)  Petroleum dependency is a challenge that can potentially be partly offset by agricultural production of biofuels, while decreasing net, nonrenewable carbon dioxide output. Plants have not beendomesticated formodern biofuel production, …