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Cellulosic Ethanol

Some see federal ruling as opportunity to revisit canceling trash-to-ethanol contract

A recent federal ruling paints a picture of the national alternative-fuels scene that closely mirrors what Lake County has experienced for four years in its trash-to-ethanol plan: lots of promises and no results.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana alternatives can help ease energy prices

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana alternatives can help ease energy prices

While many factors contribute to the price we pay at the pump — discovery costs, taxes, refining and distribution, world politics, etc. — it's still largely an issue of supply and demand. There's limited oil supply. Global demand is growing. So the price climbs.

June 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos


Trash-to-ethanol controversy swirls

Trash-to-ethanol controversy swirls

Lake County municipal leaders and solid waste officials spent much of 2010 debating the potential liability to taxpayers that public ownership of a planned trash-to-ethanol facility would create.

December 26, 2010 12:00 am Related
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