crop ethanol fuel
a: Crop ethanol fuel ~
b: using natural gas to do tar sands extraction
What: "Converting crops to ethanol fuel is like using natural gas to extract heavy bitumen from tar sands - you are using up a "good" thing to produce a poor or mediocre substitute. The special interest groups are too interested in getting a chunk of cash for themselves to worry about the common good. We should always follow the carpenter's maxim of measuring twice before we cut once."
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Feb 7 2012 9:15 PM
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