ENERGY-WATER NEXUS: Many Uncertainties Remain about National and Regional Effects of Increased Biofuel Production on Water Resources

Mittal, Anu K.; Gaffigan, Mark E.
November 2009
GAO Reports;11/30/2009, preceding p1
Government Document
The article reports on the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office concerning the effects of increased biofuel production on water resources. It states that the effect will depend on the type of feedstock being selected, how and the place it is grown. Moreover, experts have agreed on the importance of considering the regional variability of water resources in choosing the feedstocks.


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