Auburn Researcher Turning Pine Trees into Gasoline

Research is currently being done that is turning pine trees into a gas to be used to make gasoline and other liquid fuels. Sushil Adhikari, an Auburn University biosystems engineering associate professor and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station scientist is making this possible through a process called “gasification”. This research holds the potential to impact the state’s economy drastically and help address a larger political debate regarding the country’s energy dependence.

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