Iowa adding two cellulosic ethanol plants


Photo by swanksalot, Flickr.
Photo by swanksalot, Flickr.

The ethanol industry is building plants in many states that will convert corn plant residue, wood scraps and garbage into additives for fuel.

Two of these plants will be built in Iowa – one in Nevada and one in DuPont. The DuPont facility will be the largest cellulosic ethanol plant in the nation. It’ll be completed in 2014 and will cost $200 million.

Read more here.

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