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Lynd 17 (0:37)
Topic(s): Biofuels
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As far as water use, even today new facilities that are put up with— to make— to process biomass into either fuels or organic chemicals achieve very, very large quantities of water recycle. I'm actually speaking of the processing facility now and I'm talking on the order of 95 percent, which means that although there's a lot of water flowing through, most of it's flowing in a circle. And in fact, the only real losses, to a first approximation, is the steam out of a cooling tower, and even that can be minimized, depending on how you do your business.

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