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New Sources of Ethanol Eyed for Central Valley - Modesto Bee

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The new operator of a Modesto-area ethanol plant states up to 25% of the material used to generate the fuel it produces will be derived from local farm residues - such as wheat straw and corn stalks.

Sustainable Conservation Program Director Allen Dusault says using crop residue is "a step forward," but cautions that both environmental and economic challenges persist. Read the full Modesto Bee article.