Ethanol.org. “What is Ethanol” – Environment and Clean Air. Fossil fuel-based gasoline is the largest source of man-made carcinogens and the number one source of toxic emissions, according to the U.S. EPA. Ethanol is a renewable, environmentally friendly fuel that is inherently cleaner than gasoline. Ethanol reduces harmful tailpipe emissions of carbon monoxide, particulate matter, oxides of nitrogen, and other ozone-forming pollutants.
The use of ethanol-blended fuel helps reduce the environmental and economic impacts of gasoline consumption on our society.
Read more in the research Clearing the Air – a Review of the Real-World Impacts of Using Ethanol-Blended Fuel and in Ethanol: A Convenient Solution to the Inconvenient Truth
Ethanol Clean Air Facts:
“Grass biofuels ‘cut CO2 by 94%'”. BBC. 8 Jan. 2008 – Producing biofuels from a fast-growing grass delivers vast savings of carbon dioxide emissions compared with petrol, a large-scale study has suggested.
Ed Young. “Opinion: How biofuels could cut carbon emissions, produce energy and restore dead land”. 4 Feb. 2007 – A new way of producing biofuels could not only curb carbon emissions and produce renewable energy, but also restore unusable agricultural land and improve biodiversity. But only if this winning breakthrough find its way onto the political agenda.