Britain opens first bioethanol plant


By David Brough WISSINGTON, England, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Britain's first bioethanol plant was officially opened on Thursday, hailed by officials as a major turning point in the reduction of carbon emissions in the UK transport system. The plant, which started operations in September, produces 70 million litres of ethanol biofuel a year from locally grown sugar beet processed at Associated British Foods' British Sugar plant in Wissington, eastern England. "This is the beginning of a new ...

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