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Old 10-11-2018, 09:48 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
Can't they drain the tanks and store the fuel on plastic jugs without breather vents for the moisture to get in?




Not so far. Many residues from food processing could be turned into ethanol, and when it comes to corn-based ethanol the distillation-grain has its advantages when used to feed beef cattle and other livestock. Eventually, since most people nowadays eat more processed food instead of home-cooked meals, distillation-grain could also be used as a protein source for some food items that now resort to soybean-based protein which is more expensive and IIRC has a higher incidence of allergy.




Corn-based ethanol alone may not "save the world", but it would be pointless to single it out. Trust me, I'm Brazilian and used to ethanol-powered cars since I was a child.
I should have more precisely said that ethanol mandates are stupid, not ethanol itself. Thereís a market for ethanol in fuels, itís just less than a 15% mandate which only serves to distort the market and benefit special interests. Take the corruption out of the equation and I have no problem with it
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