Rail capacity threatens US energy

July 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;7/30/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 5, p18
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the goal set by U.S. President George W. Bush of achieving 35 billion gals/year of domestic ethanol production by 2017. It is reported that the goal is an attempt to reduce the country's reliance on foreign energy sources. It informs that without adequate rail capacity it would not be possible to reach the ethanol produced to consumers. It is noted that constraints on rail capacity constitute a critical choke point in energy development in the U.S..


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