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  • n  the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors; used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel; proposed as a renewable clean-burning additive to gasoline

  • A Colorado farm town fuels its future on ethanol.
  • Chip Somodevilla Getty Now a new study makes the case that ethanol isn't even the greenest way to use biomass as a fuel.
  • In the battle against high gas prices, America is turning more and more to ethanol, the homegrown renewable fuel made from corn.
News & Articles


  • Patricia Woertz in Washington Post
    With this green light, USDA is surging ahead on our work to provide support to feedstock producers, biofuel refiners and infrastructure installers, such as blender pumps, to ensure that all the pieces of the ethanol supply chain are ready to supply... Tom Vilsack The Associated Press Jun 17, 2010 34284 43795 ethanol Where excellent first-quarter earnings of a year ago reflected steep growth in the ethanol market, our record first-quarter earnings this year demonstrate our strengths in sweeteners and starches, oilseed processing and our global capabilities in...
  • Ed Rendell in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
    We could be to cellulosic ethanol what Iowa is to corn-based ethanol,said Rendell, noting the economic boost Iowa gets from producing ethanol the conventional way.

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