Ethanol's Unsexy Dilemma
- Dodging a Bullet With the Renewable Fuels Standard. Mounteer, Tom // Environmental Law Reporter: News & Analysis;Jul2010, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p1
The article offers information on renewable fuels standard (RFS), an initiative in the U.S. which encourages the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. It notes that President Barack Obama has addressed whether corn-based ethanol provides a net GHG emissions reduction relative to fossil...
- Might another possible source for ethanol be discarded pastries from bakeries? For that matter, wouldn't fermenting unsold bananas, oranges and apples from grocery store produce departments be able to provide an ample supply of fuel? Scheer, Roddy; Moss, Doug // Earth Talk: Questions & Answers About Our Environment;8/25/2013, p1
The article provides an answer to a question on the possible source of ethanol discarded from pastries and whether fermentation of unsold bananas, apples and oranges can provide ample fuel supply.
- ETHANOL II. COMFORT, JOE // American Iron Magazine;2015, Issue 329, p30
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the column of Jeff Hennie on the use of ethanol as fuel in Number 372 Issue.
- ALTERNATIVE FUELS. // ICIS Chemical Business;4/19/2010, Vol. 277 Issue 14, p11
The article reports on the increased production of U.S. ethanol by 30% annually and that the demand rises to 22% from 2009.
- Bush pushes plant energy. Fox, Jeffrey L // Nature Biotechnology;May2008, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p483
This article reports on U.S. President George W. Bush and his plans related to energy reform. In March 2008 Bush pledged to increase energy security by bolstering corn and cellulosic ethanol for renewable energy. He plans on investing in ethanol-producing technology and supporting biomass and...
- Independence, strong growth. Merkley, Jeff // Hill;4/19/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 47, p18
The article reports on the introduction of the Oil Independence for a Stronger America Act to achieve independence from overseas oil in the U.S.
- Creating a New Energy Policy. Studt, Tim // R&D Magazine;Apr2008, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p9
The author asserts that the U.S. government needs to establish a dynamic, aggressive, and bold energy policy in order to succeed in the future. He is of the opinion that the energy policy for the next 20 years is tied to the production and use of biomass-related ethanol. He believes that the...
- The Policy Issue. Ballard, Dorothy Davis // Electric Light & Power;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 91 Issue 6, Special section p2
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the need for a cohesive national energy policy in the U.S., the application of energy policies to alternative fuel resources in the country and energy diversity in the Middle East.
- US research shows minimal E15 risk. // Motor Equipment News;Oct2010, p11
The article discusses a research study carried out by Ricardo for the Renewable Fuels Association which evaluated the potential impact of ethanol blend E15 on older vehicles assembled from 1994 to 2000.