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Problems to the environment occur through the process of producing algae (micro) A) Specifics in the technique of producing algae biodiesel create higher yields of contamination. 1) Algae biofuel has to be created from scratch "The pros and cons of biofuels. Algal biofuel" CNN Money, Fortune. - "Minuses: Unlike cellulosic ethanol, the biomass for making a lot of fuel from algae doesn't yet exist; it has to be grown from scratch."This is expensive, and can also mean that new algae biofuel plants and ponds may alter local ecosystems 2) "Biodiesel increase the emission of nitrogen oxide which is the main reason of fog creation" 3) Cons of open pond algae biofuels growing method: "But then you have some shortfalls. For example, you might decide to grow a certain type of algae but after some time – maybe one week - you may end up with a different type in the pond because there has been contamination from the outside. And it works both ways, meaning there can also be contamination from the open pond to the outside world." 4)
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course SOCIAL SOCIALWORK taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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