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Coal liquefaction by base-catalyzed hydrolysis with CO.sub.2 capture

United States Patent

March 18, 2014
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Biomass and Coal into Liquid Fuel with CO2 Capture
The one-step hydrolysis of diverse biomaterials including coal, cellulose materials such as lumber and forestry waste, non-food crop waste, lignin, vegetable oils, animal fats and other source materials used for biofuels under mild processing conditions which results in the formation of a liquid fuel product along with the recovery of a high purity CO.sub.2 product is provided.
Xiao; Xin (Augusta, GA)
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (Aiken, SC)
12/ 806,696
August 19, 2010
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-AC09-08SR22470 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.