>The use of E85 only increases our dependence on foreign oil
>because for every gallon of ethanol produced there is a net loss
>of energy of 40,000 BTU to produce it. The farmers use diesel
>fuel to till, plant ahd harvest the grain. Then the grain is fermented,
>distilled and shipped to the distribution terminals, using more
>expensive energy, where it is mixed with gasoline and other additives.
>Ethanol is a 40,000 BTU per gallon hoax.
>Other sources of energy for the distillation process include coal, nuclear
>and natural gas, none of which are economical enough at this time.
Glenn gets a Beacon of Reality Award for mid-week.
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