Fiedler, Jeff (NRDC, 1200 New York Avenue, NW  #400, WashingtonDC, 20005; Phone: 202-289-2419; Fax: 202-789-0589; Email:


Growing Energy:  How Biofuels Can Help End America's Energy Dependence


J. Fiedler *


A coalition of researchers analyzed the technical and economic potential of cellulosic biofuels production, and the R&D and policies required to achieve this potential.  The potential is significant and can be achieved in a way that achieves environmental benefits (assuming sufficient protections for air quality and other issues), provides new markets for farmers, and is complementary to existing corn ethanol operations.