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LCA compares three production methods of butanol

An LCA recently published in the journal Fuel compares three production methods of butanol.

  1. Oxo synthesis

  2. ABE fermentation using corn

  3. ABE fermentation using wheat

The ABE fermentation using corn as substrate presents the highest environmental impact and the ABE fermentation using wheat straw is the one that presents the lowest environmental impact, when the allocation method was based on mass.

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December 20, 2023. I was honoured to be elected as ALCAS President at the ALCAS AGM in late October, being handed the baton from Rob Rouwette. The ALCAS Board is very grateful for Rob’s consistent ser

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