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The Way I See It!

I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.

Canadian plant to make ethanol from garbage

Cars, Gas, Oil

A garbage sorting plant in Edmonton, Alberta (where the IRL is racing today) will be home to an ethanol facility that will turn 100,000 tonnes or 100,000,000 kilograms of plastic, cardboard and paper into the fuel additive starting in 2010,

 

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At this plant in Canada they got it right.  I have not problem with ethanol as a by-product.  Here they are using garbage.  I don’t like the subsidies we have left on ethanol in the U.S. as the product is fully in the market and should stand on its feet.  Only then will the companies making it look to reduce its cost, which may include the corn they buy and switch to something like garbage.  As I have said we need to drill for more oil, but we need a plan and future with alternatives not to supplant oil in the short term.  This is for the long term and it needs to be multiple points of attack on the problem.

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