[Vwdiesel] (Fwd) Another way to do it... (NVC)

Mary Beth and Chris Geiser geiser at execpc.com
Mon May 16 06:40:14 EDT 2005

>-----Original Message-----
>From: vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com [mailto:vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com] On
Behalf Of Area31 Research Facility
>The United States has the farmland, the sunshine and the technological
>knowhow to become completely energy self-dependent growing fuel oil.  I
>don't know why they don't.  It would create domestic jobs, improve the
>economy, improve air quality and stop the need for many foreign wars and
>American soldiers coming home in body bags.  Unlike mideastern oil which
>will soon run out, this would be a renewable resource.

This is true until you figure in the petroleum based fertilizers needed to 
maintain the soil.  Still, there are much better plants that could be
grown to produce oil more efficiently than the corn / wheat base we produce
now.  Still not quite economically feasible yet - maybe next year...


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