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Life Cycle Assessment of Switchgrass Ethanol for Arizona


Abstract An increase in population and need to protect the planet has created many initiatives and research goals in developing alternatives methods of fueling. Federal and state policies have provided a push for industries to find ways to of reducing their impact on the environment while maintaining competitiveness. In the sector of alternative fuels, large policies such as the Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) in the United States are making goals to reduce vehicular fuel from coal and oil, and focus on alternative fuels such as ethanol and biodiesel. Along with the RFS and other federal policies, states are introducing independent initiatives to promote the use of alternative fuels.

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Created Date 2013-05
Contributor Harden, Cheyenne (Author)
Subject Switchgrass Ethanol / Life Cycle Assessment
Series Course Project Report Series
Type Text
Language English
Identifier Stock Number: SSEBE-CESEM-2013-CPR-004
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Collaborating Institutions School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (SSEBE) / Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management
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