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Beneficial Biofuels — The Food, Energy, and Environment Trilemma

Estuaries support most US seafood

Increased salinity is a danger to blue crabs

Cellulosic biofuel should take less fossil fuel to make than corn ethanol

Growing corn for ethanol may lead to increased CO2 emissions from clearing land

About a third of the 2009 US corn crop became ethanol

Farming new land can release lots of CO2 into the atmosphere

Farming fuel crops may drive far-off deforestation and CO2 release

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Maps Show Quarter Million New Yorkers Reside Below Potential Storm Surge Level This map shows the land zone within five vertical feet of the average high tide line in the New York City area.

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