Could Some Midwest Land Support New Biofuel Refineries?

National Public Radio: Millions of acres of marginal farmland in the Midwest - land that isn't in good enough condition to grow crops - could be used to produce liquid fuels made from plant material, according to a study in Nature. And those biofuels could, in theory, provide about 25 percent of the advanced biofuels required by a 2007 federal law. But there are many ifs and buts about this study - and, in fact, about the future of advanced biofuels. The gas you put in your car is already 10 percent ethanol, and......

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