Florida Prepares for Alternative Fuels Leadership Role

RFAEthanol Promotion and Information CouncilSt. Petersburg, FL – (July 24, 2007) (AgNewsWire) Florida stands ready to become a leader in both the production and consumption of biofuels, including ethanol.

At the second annual Florida Farm to Fuel Summit in St. Petersburg, it was evident that major government leaders, including Governor Charlie Crist, are excited about the potential for ethanol in the Sunshine State.

“This has become a movement,” Crist told the conference on Thursday. “It’s finally registered with everybody that this is something that is not only good for our environment, it’s good for our country, it’s a national security issue, it gets us off foreign oil – it is simply the right thing to do for America.”

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