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1 hr ago | Reuters
A group of 10 U.S. Senators introduced a bipartisan bill on Thursday to eliminate the corn ethanol mandate, arguing that current law raises the cost of food and animal feed and damages the environment.
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6 hrs ago | Daily Kos
I was in the middle of my political awakening, pissed about the wars and worried about the fate of the planet, when I started writing letters to my congressman, representative Howard "Buck" McKeon, the ten-term Republican who has represented the 25th district of California since it was created.
6 hrs ago | Business North
More area mills likely to join Sappi in manufacturing new products from area's trees 12/12/2013 by Ron Brochu It seemed like a no-brainer last month when the Area Partnership for Economic Expansion announced that a new study has found Northern Minnesota and Wisconsin have an extensive supply of underutilized wood species.
7 hrs ago | Green Car Congress
During his keynote and subsequent question-and-answer session at the BIO Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy in San Diego this week, Dr. Craig Venter, Founder, Chairman, and CEO, J. Craig Venter Institute and Founder and CEO, Synthetic Genomics, Inc. tangentially provided a brief update on the status of SGI's research work ... (more)
9 hrs ago | Friends of the Earth
Commenting today on EU energy ministers' vote against biofuel reforms proposed by the Lithuanian presidency, Friends of the Earth Biofuels Campaigner Kenneth Richter said: "Proposals by the Lithuanian presidency to limit the use of transport fuels made from crops were woefully inadequate - they would have done little to stop the negative ... (more)
11 hrs ago | Agri Marketing
AGRICULTURE, NAVY SECRETARIES PROMOTE U.S. MILITARY ENERGY INDEPENDENCE WITH 'FARM-TO-FLEET' Dec. 12, 2013 Source: USDA news release Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus today announced the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Navy's joint "Farm-to-Fleet" venture will now make biofuel blends part of regular, ... (more)
Navy Lieutenant Commander Frank Kim holds a glass container with algae based biofuel, left, and a container of diesel fuel, right, currently used in ships.
U.S. corn consumption is forecast to be stronger than expected into next year as ethanol and foreign customers are taking advantage of cheaper prices to increase demand for the crop, the U.S. government said Tuesday.
Gevo Inc. , the U.S. biofuel producer backed by French oil company Total SA, slid the most in more than 14 months after raising $25 million by selling shares.
Ben Wootton was just getting ready to bring his company out of bankruptcy last month when word from Washington stopped him in his tracks.
Despite clear warnings of a new climate normal, we still have not made significant progress in Congress to address the root causes.
In this edition of "The Ethanol Report", Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen comments on an Associated Press article about ethanol and the environment General Wesley K. Clark , co-chair of Growth Energy' s Board of Directors testified on the numerous benefits of the Renewable Fuel Standard before the Senate Environment and ... (more)
Eight years ago, ethanol was going to let the U.S. grow its own vehicle fuel, reduce its use of gasoline made from imported oil, and boost energy security.
Eight years have passed since the Renewable Fuel Standard, or RFS, was first enacted; today, legislators are examining the effects of this landmark law.
Radio 4's You and Yours found that this mix is being investigated after an increase in clogged diesel filters.
A public meeting room was packed recently as the US Environmental Protection listened to comments about its recent Renewable Fuel Standard decision .
Gevo Inc., a biofuels company that has been burning through cash trying to produce a higher-value alcohol in a Luverne, Minn., plant, said Tuesday that it will sell stock and senior notes to raise capital.