Reports Claims California Leads The Nation In The Green Tech Field

The debate about using ethanol and advanced biofuels to further US environmental goals recently reached a crescendo when the AP released a deeply-researched investigative report into the biofuel industry’s green credentials. The report came out right before the EPA announced its proposed 2014 biofuel blending requirements, a highly controversial issue unto itself.

The degree to which corn-based ethanol should be mixed into the US fuel supply and how soon non-food-based biofuels become economically viable at large scale are open questions that will likely take a very long time to conclusively answer.

Read more from Michael Lynch (featured in the video) on Breaking Energy here.

This discussion was filmed last year – when our site was still owned and branded by AOL – but the views presented remain relevant today.