Californian ecologist and entrepreneur David Blume has big plans involving about bringing back alcohol as car fuel.
Blum spoke at the University of Oregon recently about his idea to boost farmers and business owners with a new market for homemade distilled fuel.
Blume Distillation is currently looking for investors in order to sell their stills that turn plants into alcohol fuel. By providing farmers and small business owners with these stills, Tom Harvey, Blume's vice president of marketing, said they could create jobs, and they do not give favoritism to people in power.
"I'm counting on individuals and small companies going out there and starting to make their own fuel," Blume said.
Blume said there are multiple benefits to switching to alcohol fuel – political, economical and social.
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