Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Alternative Fuels and Energy Resources Articles and Links

Amended March 3, 2015.


National Biodiesel Board


Algae could replace 17% of US oil imports, study finds (Science Daily, Apr. 14, 2011)

Good News: Lotsa Oil from Algae! Bad News: Lotsa Water Could Be Required! (Aquadoc, Apr. 18, 2011)

The Problem With Biofuels (CBS News, July 12, 2008)


A Bit More Ethanol in the Gas Tank (Wald, M., New York Times, Oct. 13, 2010)

Analysis: U.S. bankers say, love or hate it, ethanol here to stay (Stebbins, C., Reuters, Sept. 5, 2012)

Biofuels: Challenges to the Transportation, Sale, and Use of Intermediate Ethanol Blends (Government Accountability Office, June 2011)

Biofuels May Push 120 Million into Hunger, Qatar’s Shah Says: “The era of low food prices is over” (Romm, J., Think Progress, October 1, 2011)

Congressional Activity (Infrastructure Watch, Aug. 23, 2010)

Drought? What Drought? EPA Refuses To Waive Ethanol Mandate (Lonely Conservative, Nov. 16, 2012)

Drought Withers U.S. Corn Crop, Heats Debate on Ethanol (Schulte, B., National Geographic, Sept. 6, 2012)

EPA's ethanol decision sparks controversy (Mohan, G., Los Angeles Times, Oct. 13, 2010)

Ethanol content of gasoline can be 15%, up from 10% now (Healey, J., USA Today, Oct. 14, 2010)

Ethanol still a lightening rod (Leslie Reed and Joseph Morton, Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 18, 2008)

Ethanol Update (U.S. Fire Administration, Inforgram 26-08, July 10, 2008)

Ethanol Use Strains Food Aid Budget (Associated Press, April 13, 2009)

Ethanol’s Impacts on Our Water Resources (Cho, R., State of the Planet, March 21, 2011)

Food-Based Fuels Are Helping Drive Up Food Prices (Think Progress, July 22, 2011)

Fuel From Food? The Feast Is Over (CBS, Nov. 24, 2008)

Government report looks at ethanol's use of water (Dayton Daily News, Dec. 9, 2009)

Governors Look Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol (CBS News, July 14, 2008)

Hazardous Materials Final Rules: Miscellaneous Amendments (73 Federal Register 4699-4720)

The Impact Of Ethanol On Water Supplies (Biofuel Daily, Apr. 14, 2009)

The Man Who Dared to Question Ethanol (New York Times, July 13, 2008)

Markus, F. “Whiter lightning: Cellulosic ethanol arrives to save the tattered reputation of corn-mash hooch.” Motor Trend. Dec. 2008: 41.

Perry draws environmentalist support on ethanol stand (Dallas Morning News, July 21, 2008)

The Problem With Biofuels (CBS News, July 12, 2008)

Rice report weighs biofuels and water resources (Gunter, F., Houston Business Journal, June 12, 2009)

Rice University researchers ask if biofuels will lead to a 'drink or drive' (ScienceBlog)

Scientists Make Underwater Biofuel Breakthrough (RTCC, January 20, 2012)

Study: Algae Biofuels Enviro-Impact Worse Than Corn Ethanol (AlterNet, Jan. 25, 2010)

Study: Biofuel Threatens Water Supplies (Live Science, Yahoo, Apr. 10, 2009)

Study: Corn-based Biofuel Costs 50 Gallons of Water per Mile (EP Online, May 5, 2009)

Unlocking Seaweed’s Nex-Gen Crude: Sugar (Garthwaite, J., Green blog at New York Times, January 23, 2012)

U.S. allows more ethanol in gasoline for newer cars (Gardner, T., & Doggett, T., Reuters, Oct. 14., 2010)

US Must Stop Promoting Biofuels to Tackle World Hunger, Says Thinktank (Goldenberg, S., The Guardian, October 11, 2011)

Water worries cloud future for US biofuel (Reuters, Apr. 19, 2009)


Buchanan, N. “First K.I.S.S: Keeping It (Our Refueling Infrastructure) Simple.” Motor Trend Aug. 2008: 37.



New York Aims To Be The Real Windy City (CBS News, Aug. 20, 2008)

Race to build deep-water wind farms is a long one (Clarke Canfield, Associated Press, Dec. 9, 2008)

Science Tracer Bullet: Wind Power (Library of Congress)

Wyoming wind energy project officials aggressively set to-do list (Pelzer, J., Wyoming Star-Tribune, Nov. 10, 2010)


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