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Originally posted by xpert11...Arent you getting a bit carried away ?
For example wouldnt it be more economical if small isolated communities used other methods to generate electricity ?
Surely in some cases it would it would be cheaper to install the likes of solor panels
or wind turbines
rather then run power lines from the distant Nuclear power plant.
Nuclear power has its place but it dosnt tackle motor vehicles the biggest users of oil.
Originally posted by MBF
The production of ethanol doesn't use any trace elements in the the fuel itself, only carbon,hydrogen and oxygen.
It is the standard saying among us farmers that if just one pound or bushel of a crop is produced in a year, that crop has been overproduced.
Originally posted by Long Lance
it's a cartel and farmers as well as taxpayers get the shaft. the best way to bring this to a halt would be coordinated refusal to sell crops unless decent prices are paid. i know storage would be an issue, but i can't see the cartel holding out more than a few weeks. can you?