Thursday, March 23, 2006

How To Make "Clean" Fuel The Dirty Way

Carbon Cloud Over Green Fuel - CBS News:
Late last year in Goldfield, Iowa, a refinery began pumping out a stream of ethanol, which supporters call the clean, renewable fuel of the future.

There's just one twist: The plant is burning 300 tons of coal a day to turn corn into ethanol, the first US plant of its kind to use coal instead of cleaner natural gas.
Yep, they're real geniuses in the energy business. PR geniuses, anyway.
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