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Tuesday Truth #40: Indirect Emissions Analyses Distort Benefits of Ethanol

Categories: Bio Fuels

The Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed including indirect emissions in calculating green house gas emissions for ethanol. Here are some facts:

  • Not applying these standards to petroleum-based fuels has created an unbalanced comparison that has distorted the proven benefits of ethanol.
  • When compared directly to gasoline, ethanol reduces green house gas emissions by 60%, according to EPA confirmed studies.
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