RFA counters study's findings, says biofuels cut emissions better than oil:

10/22/2009 | BiomassMagazine.com · National Public Radio

Corn ethanol and other cellulosic biofuels are emissions-neutral by definition because tailpipe output "from the combustion of biofuels are readily absorbed by growing plants," the Renewable Fuels Association said. The statement is in response to a study published in Science magazine that says carbon-accounting guidelines for biofuels are erroneous. RFA chief Bob Dinneen said the group agrees with some of the study's findings, but the group argued that compared with petroleum, "biofuels clearly offer society a lower-carbon path forward."

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