Alcohol Fuels: Policies, Production, And Potential, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Alcohol Fuels

Policies, Production, And Potential, 1st Edition

By Doann Houghton-alico

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288 pages

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Since the 1973 OPEC oil crisis, the rise of imported crude oil prices, and the questionable availability of petroleum supplies, the United States has been forced to investigate liquid-fuel alternatives. Alcohol fuels, including methanol and ethanol, offer the most realistic near-term potential as gasoline extenders or substitutes. This book is the

Table of Contents

Also of Interest -- Preface -- Policy Issues -- Methanol -- Ethanol -- Butanol -- Uses of Alcohol Fuels -- Current Research and Development -- Legislation -- International Alcohol Fuel Production -- Appendix: Technical Reference Data

About the Author

Doann Houghton-Alico, president of Technical Information Associates, Inc., is coauthor of Fuel From Farms: A Guide to Small-Scale Ethanol Production published by the Solar Energy Research Institute/ Department of Energy. Her previous positions include project consultant to government and research institutions, and public interest lobbyist and legislative analyst in Washington, D.C.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General