[SpamCop-Social] Re: An unusual sight
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Fri May 5 10:00:38 EDT 2006
"Canopus" <BNRAGMAOKKXT at spammotel.com> wrote in message
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| Chris Wright on 05/05/2006 wrote:
| >Canopus wrote:
| >>Chris Wright on 05/05/2006 wrote:
| >>>So now you have the new "bio diesel" on sale. A slight improvement in
| >>>its 'green' factor, a slight dip in its 'mpg', but still much more
| >>>effective that regular gas/petrol, (unless you have some souped up
| >>>of an engine).
| >>I like the vehicles converted to run on recycled fish and chip shop oil,
| >>the smell makes me hungry :)
| >yeah, that made me laugh...
| >I watched the report of the guy that converted his Land Rover to run on
| >that stuff.
| This is the hammer, trust it to come from the Netherlands:
| Fact: you get higher octain fuel from hemp.
| -Farming 6% of the continental U.S. acreage with biomass
| would provide all of America's energy needs.
| -Hemp is Earth's number-one biomass resource; it is capable
| producing 10 tons per acre in four months.
| -Biomass can be converted to methane, methanol, or gasoline
| cost comparable to petroleum, and hemp is much better for
| environment. Pyrolysis (charcoalizing), or biochemical composting
| are two methods of turning hemp into fuel.2
| -Hemp can produce 10 times more methanol than corn....
There are various strains of hemp only a few produce a 'high' stuff grows
like a weed (hey it is a weed) requires little in the way of cultivation.
Sad part most jurisdictions in the USA have a blanket ban on growing any
version. Local entrepreneurs are playing hell to get permission even for a
pilot program to test the viability.
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