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Posted Wed Jan 11 2012: from New York Times:
A Fine for Not Using a Biofuel That Doesn't Exist
When the companies that supply motor fuel close the books on 2011, they will pay about $6.8 million in penalties to the Treasury because they failed to mix a special type of biofuel into their gasoline and diesel as required by law. But there was none to be had. Outside a handful of laboratories and workshops, the ingredient, cellulosic biofuel, does not exist.
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'Doc Michael says:
We'll laugh about this sort of thing ... in the post-Apocalypse.
I'm feeling all cellulosic-loss.

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