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Its ethanol industry has saved it billions of dollars since then. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Until now alternative fuel production has focused on ethanol derived from plants. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the industry says expanding sugar cane plantations and new ethanol plants will quickly solve the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It offers huge subsidies for the production of ethanol from corn. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This has squeezed profits at ethanol producers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is quite safe to substitute ethanol or industrial alcohol for vodka in these recipes if you can obtain it. Guyton, Anita The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)Corn is in high demand because of its use in the production of ethanol, an alternative fuel. Times, Sunday Times (2007) US ethanol is maize based and yields little more than the amount of energy accounted for in its production. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His modelling suggests that while the recent peak of speculation is past us, expanding ethanol production means continued higher prices. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The price has surged 15 per cent this year after new ethanol production facilities burnt through existing grain stores in record time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Large amounts of the US cereal crop are now going towards production of ethanol to power vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Hay and corn prices used to feed dairy cattle have doubled because of the rising demand for corn to ferment to make ethanol, the biofuel. Times, Sunday Times (2007)About one third of the American corn crop is used in ethanol production, which then is added to gasoline. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some have gone as far as to suggest that ethanol production can actually be more expensive - and harmful to the environment - than oil. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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