Ethanol fuel stills - Bookshelf
Since ancient times, ethanol has been used for lamp oil and cooking, along with plant and animal oils. Before the US Civil War, many US farmers had alcohol stills that could turn crop waste into virtually free lamp and stove fuel.
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The primary purpose of this book is to tell the reader what plant biotechnology is all about - progressing from its roots in the basic sciences to its current applications in the biological and agricultural sciences, industry, and medicine. These widespread applications signal the fact that plant biotechnology is increasingly gaining in importance. This is because it impinges on so many facets of our lives, particularly in connection with global warming, alternative energy initiatives, food production, and medicine. The book also addresses the fact that some aspects of plant biotechnology may have some risks. These are covered in the last section.The individual chapters of the book are organized according to the following format: chapter title, chapter outline, introduction to the chapter, chapter topics and text, conclusions and references cited for further reading. This format is designed to help the reader grasp and understand the inherent complexity of plant biotechnology better.
Legal Stills Miss Susan and I were having lunch with her farmer Uncle Leon and Aunt Dorothy in Garnett, a little town in ... Ethanol has three positive aspects . One, it is good fuel and two; it is a market for corn producers; three, ...
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In this gathering of columns and articles, Vernon Schmid touches, provokes, gouges, tickles, and challenges his readers. A United Methodist pastor, and author ofWaties Wolves(iUniverse, 2007), he has been a horse trainer, ranch hand, wrangler, Rocky Mountain trail guide, radio announcer, country, rock-a-billy, folksinger and educator. His first novel,Seven Days of the Dog, was a Heekin Group Fiction Finalist and his collection of poetry,Hog Killers and Other Poemswas a Northwoods Poetry Prize winner. A member of the Western Writers of America, his popular magazine column Horse Sense appears monthly in theNational Foundation Quarter Horse Journalwith readers in the all 50 states and 24 foreign countries.
By fall 1980 over 6000 permits had been granted by the Treasury Department ( although only a fraction were ever used to build and operate stills).55 Ethanol was once again promoted as a "home-grown" fuel — as a renewable fuel that would ...