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Ethanol infrastructure lackingThe US does not have the infrastructure to meet the federal mandate for renewable fuel use with ethanol but could meet the standard with significant increases in cellulos..
Ethanol infrastructure lacking
The US does not have the infrastructure to meet the federal mandate for renewable fuel use with ethanol but could meet the standard with significant increases in cellulosic and next-generation biofuels, according to a Purdue University study.
The reports authors used US Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data to determine that the US is at the blending wall, the saturation point for ethanol use. Without new technology or a significant increase in infrastructure, the study predicts that the country will not be able to consume more ethanol than is being currently produced.
The US federal renewable fuel standa
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