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Ethanol. Does It Make Sense to Produce It?

Some critics say we'll spend more fossil fuell to produce ethanol than what we'll save. But that is the whole story.
By Chris Motola

Ethanol is not a new fuel by any means. In fact, Henry Ford designed an automobile that ran on the fuel a century ago. Oil at that time was a cheaper, more efficient fuel and America’s domestic oil production was still more than a half a century away... [Subscriber-only content]

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Issue 86
October/November 2006
Cover Story
Will the Chambers Merge?
Advocates spell out advantages for Oswego and Fulton chambers in becoming one unified organization
Sandra Scott: World Traveler
PGA Tour Selects Course as New Stop
12 Questions to CEO Ray Halbritter
Special Report
The Ethanol Plant
Ethanol. Does It Make Sense to Produce It?
Northeast Biofuels Gets First Neighbor
In The Driver's Seat
Oswego Recycling Ready to Roll
Business Goal: Recycle 500 Tons Weekly
Community Bank's New Big Boss
Key Bank Gets High Marks in Survey
Rising Star
Reverse Mortgages. Should You Consider It?
Fishing in Pulaski
Pulaski Group to Create Greenway Corridor
When a New Wal-Mart Comes to Town
Business Updates
Port City Bakery
Fajita Grill
Lakeshore Hardwoods
Brewerton Boatyard
Aunt Mary's Italian Cookies
Carolyn Costello
My First Job
Learning the Basics at Western Auto
On The Job
What Do You Think of the Proposed Merger Between Greater Oswego and Oswego County Chambers?
Success Stories
Turning Stone Resort & Casino
My Turn
Pretending to Be Someone Else to Get the News
Economic Trends
Industrial Parks Critical to Business Attraction
Special Article
The Great Oswego River
Last Page
Generation Now. Oswego County's New Leaders
Healthcare Briefs
Healthcare Briefs