Thursday, June 02, 2005

Wired News: Biomass Adds to Ethanol Debate

Wired News reports: "Federal subsidies have made growing corn for ethanol a profitable venture for Corn Belt farmers while irking free-market advocates. Now, new technology for processing biomass from widely available plant and tree residue could increase Beltway bickering over ethanol funding."

With gas prices as high as they are, I have been trying to keep a close key on different alternative fuel technologies coming into style. This is one of the newest ones that I have seen.

Our petroleum fuel reserves are not going to last us forever, so the sooner we find an alternative the better. Some experts estimate our supply of petroleum fuel will only have a few decades more.
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