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biofuels
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Gas or liquid fuel made from plant material (biomass). Includes wood, wood waste, wood liquors, peat, railroad ties, wood sludge, spent sulfite liquors, agricultural waste, straw, tires, fish oils, tall oil, sludge waste, waste alcohol, municipal solid waste, landfill gases, other waste, and ethanol blended into motor gasoline.
Definition Source
US, Environmental Protection Agency
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17321.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17321
Used For
biofuel oils
biomass fuels
Broader Term
biobased products
bioenergy
fuels
Narrower Term
agrofuels
biobutanol
biocoal
biodiesel
bioethanol
biogas
pyrolysis oils
Related Term
algal oils
alternative fuels
bioanodes
biocathodes
bioenergy cropping
bioenergy industry
biohydrogen
biological production
biorefining
energy crops
ethanol fuels
microbial oils
Spanish
biocombustibles
Term Number
17321