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Old 10-30-2008, 08:44 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cfg83 View Post
trebuchet03 -

Isn't it difficult to make a one-to-one comparison with Brazil because of the source of their ethanol? I thought they used sugar-cane while we used corn. The gist I got was that they were extracting more energy from sugar-cane than we are from corn.

As far as production is concerned, that's very likely the case.... as far as VOC's out your tailpipe.... No.

Think of China's deep coal mines versus US open pit mines... Yes, they're harvested differently, but that doesn't change that burning it results in emissions.
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