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Water Intensity of Corn-Based Ethanol Needs to Include DDGS Credit

UCD-ITS-RP-11-12

Reprint

Sustainable Transportation Energy Pathways (STEPS)

available online.

Suggested Citation:
Mishra, Gouri Shankar and Sonia Yeh (2011) Water Intensity of Corn-Based Ethanol Needs to Include DDGS Credit. Ethanol Producer Magazine September (2011), 70 - 72

The growth in biofuels production, specifically corn ethanol, has raised the discussion about the sustainability of biofuels and the impact on natural resources. This study recalculates water consumption with expanded system boundaries and coproduct credit.