The combination of critical fuel shortages and zooming oil prices have led to the possibility of converting corn to an alcohol fuel, a process that has been known for some time. The benefits offered by an alcohol-fuel industry are substantial, among a few are: the fuel source is renewable each year; domestic alcohol fuel reduces dependence on oil imports; and fuel alcohol burns clean reducing pollution. The economic impact to the state economy is obvious.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
© Copyright 1979 by the Iowa Academy of Science
Haman, A. C.
"Corn to Alcohol,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 16
, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol16/iss3/5