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Corn-waste biofuels might be worse than gasoline in the short term

Corn-waste biofuels might be worse than gasoline in the short term

Biofuels made using corn waste could release 7 percent more greenhouse gases in the early years compared to conventional gasoline. As a result, this type of cellulosic ethanol could be inelligible to meet quotas under the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA).

April 21, 2014 — Melissa C. Lott