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China's steel mill smoke becomes fuel in Mitsui's recycling plants

Japanese company to set up 10 facilities to cover 20% of fuel ethanol demand

TOKYO -- China's notorious steel mill smoke will have a second life as ethanol that powers automobiles under Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co.'s waste-to-fuel business.

Mitsui will launch operations in China to produce fuel ethanol from steel mill emissions in a three-party deal with state-owned energy company Guizhou Jinyuan Group and the Chinese joint venture of LanzaTech.

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