. - Will Wisconsin join the biofuels parade as the marketplace elephant passes by - or follow behind with a shovel?
That question was raised by state Sen. Bob Jauch
, the veteran Democrat from Poplar, during Tuesday's Capitol debate over the state's 2007-2009 budget bill. So far, the answer isn't pretty.
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y different. It is ethanol produced from other biomass sources, ranging from wood to paper waste to switchgrass. Many researchers believe cellulosic ethanol can offer much greater energy payback, fewer environmental consequences and be produced at a much lower cost.
Wisconsin is positioned to be a leader in cellulosic ethanol because its forest cover (16 million acres out of 34.7 million ......Full article >>>
logies that allow for next-generation plants to reuse fuel. Nuclear energy is also a greenhouse-friendly source. However, political objections to nuclear energy persist in some corners, primarily over waste disposal. The R&D effort in this arena is national and international in scope, and includes cutting-edge research by the UW-Madison College of Engineering. By and large, it is not an area in wh......Full article >>>
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