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To: stboz
Its called "M85".
26 posted on 01/25/2002 12:47:48 PM PST by John Jamieson
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To: John Jamieson
A quick look around at Google shows both M85 and E85. M for methanol (you are correct) and E for ethanol (I am also correct...damn, we're good.)

Nuclear for baseloads makes complete sense. Fuel cells for topping or local applications can also make sense.

Hydrogen makes sense if you're a politician looking to bullshit your way into people's pocketbooks.

29 posted on 01/25/2002 12:54:17 PM PST by stboz
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To: John Jamieson
Besides the waste products, the tree huggers, the soccer Moms and the NIMBY's what are the obstacles to fusion?
36 posted on 01/25/2002 1:01:25 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: John Jamieson
Nukes are not as clean as you think also. It takes about 1,000,000 tons of Uranium ore to refine it into 100 tons of 2% U235 for fuel rods. You have to move it around and get rid of radioactive leftovers (that's millions of tons). Than you get all nuclear power plants releasing radioactive gasses Kripton, Radon ect.(on regular basis), something that you don't hear that often, preventing their build up inside the reactors. And the last thing, what to do with millions of tons of "used" fuel rods ? Send them to space ??? One mistake and the Entire east coast is contaminated...
39 posted on 01/25/2002 1:05:35 PM PST by Jersey Kid
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To: John Jamieson
Most of the methanol in this country is made from methane; ethanol is made from grain; Brazil probably adulterates the fuel with methanol to make it dangerously non-potable.
118 posted on 11/01/2002 8:14:03 PM PST by Old Professer
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