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Legislative Notebook: Butanol may join ethanol as farm-based fuel

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ST. PAUL – Minnesota farmers soon could produce a new biofuel, butanol.

“We see Minnesota as being a tremendous place to produce butanol,” said Adam Schubert of Butamax, a company formed by BP Petroleum and Dupont to produce the fuel.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.