Energy crisis and crystal meth? Drug bust has connections to biofuels

May 19, 2014 |

In Minnesota, a former University of Minnesota student involved in biofuels projects was recently arrested in connection with a methamphetamine lab found in a storage locker in his rental unit. Matt Krause had been involved in a project called “Expression of Polyphenol Oxidase in Arabidopsis thaliana Trichomes” which addressed the potential of pennycress, a common ditch weed.

The arrest provoked an interesting take on the U.S. energy situation. John Van Hecke published an article calling fossil fuels “the crystal meth addition of the energy generation world.”
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