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Alcohol Fuels

Alcohol can be blended with gasoline for use as transportation fuel. It may be produced from a wide variety of organic feedstock. The common alcohol fuels are methanol and ethanol. Methanol may be produced from coal, natural gas, wood and organic waste. Ethanol is commonly made from agricultural plants, primarily corn, containing sugar.

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    The once-popular, now illegal, alcoholic energy drink Four Loko is being reborn -- as auto fuel. Wholesalers along the East Coast started sending cases of the fruity malt beverages to MXI Environmental Services in Virginia after the Food and Drug Administration...

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