Re-Fueling Our Future: Cellulosic Ethanol Creates Hope For Maine's Forest and Paper Industries

Year 2008

Creator Larissa Curlik

Contributor Claire Houston

Story type Writing

Town Old Town

County Penobscot


In Maine, many mills are shutting down due to raising fuel prices and global competition, but new research at the University of Maine is providing a way for the mills to reopen. Larissa Curlik explores how the technology being developed to turn Maine's woods into fuel for cars can save struggling mills and put them back into production.

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