07 May '12, 12pm

the potential for alternative fuels from airport grasslands - The

the potential for alternative fuels from airport grasslands - The

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service recently released a study detailing the pros and cons of turning airport grasslands into alternative fuel (biofuel) hotspots; here are a few key highlights. There are “approximately 3,306 km2 of grassland within airport properties” throughout the U.S. while not considering the 12,000 smaller airports (the study was limited to the 2,915 “major” airports). The study deemed that there is enough area to provide substantial quantities of alternative fuel on a major scale, considering that on average only 10% of regular farmland is larger than airport grasslands. Wildlife preservation and environmental sustainability are, of course, big concerns as well. Airport’s have already taken this into account by producing areas that try and minimize the abundance of wildlife for safety reasons. According to Agriculture Secre...

Full article: http://www.alternativeconsumer.com/2012/05/07/the-potenti...

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