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Biofuels, a Solution to High Prices but What Exactly Do They Cost Us in the Long Run?

Image: A biofuel production plant in Iowa President Joe Biden said that his government will relax limitations on the sale of E15—gasoline that contains 15% ethanol—as well as additional investments in biofuels as an effort to alleviate Americans' agony at the gas pump. However, scientists who research the environmental impact of ethanol are dissatisfied with the choice. What is ethanol in fuel? Fuel ethanol is the same sort of alcohol found in drinks, but with "denaturant" additives that prevent it from being consumed. The use of ethanol in gasoline reduces the need for crude oil.  E10 is presently the most common gas marketed in the United States. Ethanol is typically made in the United States by fermenting sugar from corn starch. Sugar cane is used in other nations, such as Brazil. Following a study on E15's pollution  impact, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved its usage in 2011. According to authorities, it is now available at 2,300 petrol stati

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