Skip to comments.The Scam of Scum
Posted on 03/04/2012 9:23:02 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
Algae, the green stuff suspended in and floating on the surface of over-fertilized (polluted) water, AKA scum, is supposed to save Americas dependence on foreign crude oil. The President has said so. He stated that up to 17% of the oil we import for transportation could be replaced with this fuel .
It bears no semblance to any reasonable cost/benefit analysis in either energy or cost terms.
In simple terms, its just another green scam.
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Salt water is pretty mild compared with many petroleums. It would be an odd complaint that it is too corrosive to deal with, and perhaps algae farms could be accommodated out in the ocean itself. The resulting bioharvest would still need to have salt flushed out of it, of course.
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