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Contact: Michael Woods
m_woods@acs.org
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American Chemical Society

Electric Car

Caption: Electric and hybrid vehicles could raise water consumption in the United States. Scientists are reporting that cars driven with electricity consume about three times more water than those with gasoline.

Credit: Courtesy of Austin Energy

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Related news release: American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 5, 2008


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