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ISU Professor: Oil Spill Highlights Biofuel Benefits

Posted: Friday, May 7th, 2010 at 7:52 am

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A professor at Iowa State University says oil spill off the gulf coast illustrates the potential that exists in biofuels. Chad Hart says ethanol production for example, doesn’t pose the threat of massive environmental catastrophes the way fossil fuels do. Hart says ethanol also lessens the need to export domestic crops. The export market could be significantly hindered by the BP oil leak.

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