After a million shot in the arm from oil giant BP back in August,
second generation cellulosic ethanol pioneer Verenium has started
production of ethanol from non-food sources such as wood chips,
grass straw, and trash at their Jennings Louisiana demonstration
plant. This is the first such plant to begin operation in the US.
Jason M. Evans, Ph.D.
Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
University of Florida
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