The US Department of Energy recently posted a link on their website to NARA’s Energy Literacy Principles Matrix.
The “Matrix” is a collection of educational resources related to biofuel solutions that are economically viable, socially acceptable, and meet the high environmental standards of the Pacific Northwest.
While we often articulate the overall benefits of biofuels development in the U.S. along lines of environmental improvement coupled with a vague notion of energy security, most state and regional interest in biofuels development hinges on one primary outcome: Jobs.
The promises of job creation associated with biofuels expansion have, however, been significantly less than boosters, politicians, and other vested interests promised. …more