ILSR Calls on Congress to Fix Cellulosic Ethanol Mandate

Date: 5 Dec 2006 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

One of the first orders of business for the new Congress should be to eliminate a single sentence in the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The language was added in the waning hours of the conference committee negotiations. According to ILSR, if it does not, the commercialization of ethanol made from cellulose could be delayed.

The article below by David Morris provides and overview of the mess.


  • The Strange Legislative History of the Cellulosic Ethanol Mandate – by David Morris, in, December 4,2006
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