Argument: Cellulosic ethanol can degrade engines, worsen emissions

Issue Report: Cellulosic ethanol


Matthew Wald. “Salvos Fly as Ethanol Ruling Nears.” New York Times. September 15th, 2010: “Another argument is that the ethanol could burn hot enough to hurt catalytic converters or eat away the seals in various parts of the engine, resulting in higher emissions.”