Study Guides (248,151)
Canada (121,346)
Geography (617)

Reading Summary: The Cellulosic Ethanol Debacle

4 Pages
Unlock Document

Geography 3422A/B
Milford Green

The Cellulosic Ethanol Debacle 11/7/2012 5:45:00 PM The Cellulosic Ethanol Debacle  Congress mandated purchase of 250 million gallons in 2011 o Actual production was 6.6 million  President Bush green energy revolution regarding biofuels o Assured nation by 2012 cars and trucks would be powered by cellulosic fuels from switch grass and other plant life o $1.5 billion of grants and loan subsidies  2007 energy bill included a tax credit of $1.01 per gallon produced  This year cellulosic fuel production won’t be 250 million or even 35 million o EPA quietly reduced the 2011 requirement to 6.6 million gallons  Half-dozen or so companies that received the first round of subsidies to produce cellulosic fuel never got off the ground o 70% of the cellulosic supply to meet the 2010 mandate was supposed to come from Alabama-based Cello Energy  2009 jury in a civil fraud case ruled that Cello had lied about how much it could produ
More Less

Related notes for Geography 3422A/B

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.