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Home > Energy Resources > Renewables > Ethanol > How does it form?
How does ethanol form? 
 
Back in the day, moonshiners fermented corn mash in copper stills to create corn 'likker'. The process for creating industrial ethanol is basically the same. The process creates significant emissions as shown below.

 
Source: Environment Canada
 
 
 
 
Last Updated: 3/21/2011 12:54 PM 
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