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Ethanol ‘can cause environmental crisis’

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Islamabad

The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) here on Thursday said the decision to use ethanol as fuel could result in severe food crisis and environmental hazards in the country.

Talking to ‘The News,’ PEW President Dr. Murtaza Mughal said that apart from energy, it takes 4-5 gallons of water to produce one gallon of ethanol. “Later water becomes toxic that results in an increase in the amount of greenhouse gases,” he said.Read More »Ethanol ‘can cause environmental crisis’