Obama and Ethanol

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    Algae farms can produce 10,000 gallons of ethanol per acre compare to 50 for corn. Startup companies out West are already beginning the process.
     
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    Kirk, that is great. I wonder if the "flex fuel" vehicles being produced by GM will run on any of the ethanol products?
     
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    The more serious they get about alternate fuels, the more efficient methods we will find.

    Corn is not that good, but it was the first major effort. Now we need to acknowledge its shortcomings and move on to other alternatives.

    Find the ones that work, not the ones that only put money in you buddies pocket.
     
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    :clap2:

    hopefully it will happen that way. petroalgae and sweet sorghum are looking pretty good right now
     
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    Let's hope the ethanol people in Obama group look at different options.
     

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