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NEWS Press releases Apr 1 2009

IEA Confirms GHG Reductions With Corn Ethanol Use

Ottawa, ON: A new International Energy Agency (IEA) report confirms that new efficiencies in farming and production techniques show corn ethanol dramatically reduces harmful greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) – moving toward 55% cuts by 2015 – when compared to gasoline.

Highlights of the recently released IEA report, ‘Examination of the Potential for Improving Carbon/Energy Balance of Bioethanol,’ include:

• GHG reductions over gasoline will more than double by 2015 “The GHG emissions savings from ethanol and use have more than doubled between 1995 and the projected level in 2015.”

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