30 Jan '13, 1pm

Could Algae Biofuel Doom the Keystone XL Pipeline?

Could Algae Biofuel Doom the Keystone XL Pipeline?

As pressure on the Obama Administration to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline ramps up, algae biofuel is emerging as yet another domestic energy source that undercuts every argument for the project, which is designed to convey tar sands oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries. In the latest development, researchers from Cal Poly in Saint Luis Obispo, California, are working on a $1.3 million algae biofuel project that deploys algae to solve a massive waste problem familiar to anyone who has ever flushed a toilet, while saving money for cash-strapped local governments, creating new green jobs and generating biofuel, too.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/01/30/algae-biofuel-researc...

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