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alternative fuels

Definition:
Substitutes for traditional liquid, oil-derived motor vehicle fuels like gasoline and diesel. Includes methanol, ethanol, biodiesel, compressed natural gas, and others. The alternatives are promoted for pollution reduction properties and/or to reduce dependency on imported oil.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Full
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • fuel switching
  • fuel substitution
  • alternate fuels
  • fuel substitutes
  • alternative transportation fuels
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/137835
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RDF/XMLCreated 2010-10-05, last modified 2017-07-20