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1 hr ago | The Motley Fool

Energy From Biofuels Can Match Crude Oil Levels

First, biofuel, an oil made from plant tissues, doesn't generate as much energy as an equal amount of crude oil.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biomass

5 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

White House To Propose New Rules For Crude Oil Rail Shipments

Bloomberg reports the Obama Administration will propose new rules for transporting crude oil by rail Wednesday, aimed at reducing speeds and requiring sturdier tanker cars.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

11 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Evogene, Marrone Bio Innovations Announce Partnership

EVOGENE, MARRONE BIO INNOVATIONS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP Jul. 22, 2014 Source: joint organization news release Evogene Ltd. , a leading plant genomics company specializing in enhancing crop productivity for the food, feed and biofuel industries, and Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. , , a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Entomology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The Next Big Superfood Could Be Green And Slimy

For others, it spells promise. "Imagine our future living in cities where buildings are covered with photosynthetic membranes and vertical gardens, collecting the sun's energy and producing food and bioproducts for urban citizens," wrote CEO of Smart Microfarms Robert Henrikson in AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com .

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Famine, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, DHA

Kansas City InfoZine

Dirt Movement Wants Farmers to Build Ecosystems for Conservation

Increased ethanol production is forcing the two states to find new ways to maintain topsoil, he said.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Walters, OK

GuruFocus.com

Einhorn Is Transforming BioFuel Energy Into A Profitable Real Estate Company

Two of the gurus that I follow at GuruFocus are David Einhorn and Daniel Loeb . They are both considered to be activist investors and their hedge funds have experienced extraordinary results.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Financial Services, Greenlight Capital, Investment Services

Bangkok Post

B20 'commercially viable' after testing

A commercial launch for B20 biodiesel is anticipated after the Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency Department yesterday completed two years of laboratory testing and field trials.

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Domestic Fuel

UN: Biofuels to Grow Faster than Food Crops

In this Ethanol Report, Advanced Ethanol Council executive director Brooke Coleman discusses a new CBO report on the Renewable Fuel Standard and EPA's delay issuing a final rule for 2014 RFS volume obligations.

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Seeking Alpha

BioFuel Energy - Day Traders Pushed The Price Above Reasonable Limits

Biofuel has been engaged in reverse merger transaction with home builder JBGL since March.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Day Trading, Personal Finance

JD Supra

DOE Bio Projects Among Winners In R&D 100 Awards For 2014

On July 11, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that several biobased DOE research projects were recognized by R&D magazine as the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

JD Supra

White House Weighs Higher EPA 2014 RFS Targets To Help Climate Efforts

On July 15, 2014, Inside EPA reported that "the White House is examining options for reversing EPA's proposed cuts to several renewable fuel standard production targets in order to promote biofuels that create fewer greenhouse gases than conventional fuels, informed sources say, as part of the Obama administration's broader efforts to combat ... (more)

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Ag Professional

Low corn prices favor new type of ethanol in Brazil

Low corn prices in Brazil following a bumper crop are worrying farmers but providing favorable margins for an incipient corn-ethanol industry, said the manager of Usimat, the first Brazilian mill to produce the corn-based biofuel.

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The Heartland Institute

Killing marine life with ethanol

Ethanol and other biofuel mandates and subsidies got started when politicians bought into claims that we are rapidly depleting our petroleum, and fossil-fuel-driven global warming is boiling the planet.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Peak Oil, Weather, Corpus Christi, TX

Local Tech Wire

RTI wins $3M investment for biofuel research

Researchers at RTI International are advancing processing technology for biomass-based transportation fuels under a $3.1 million award recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy .

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, RTI International Metals, Metals, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biomass, Department of Energy

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Iranian suggests new methodfor getting more energy

This technology was selected from dozens of projects for the follow-up of CATCHBIO, the national research program that is helping to realize the European 2020 objective: 20percent of fuel must come from renewable sources by 2020, newslocker.com reported.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Townhall

Killing Marine Life with Ethanol

Ethanol and other biofuel mandates and subsidies got started when politicians bought into claims that we are rapidly depleting our petroleum, and fossil-fuel-driven global warming is boiling the planet.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Cellana at NELHA to recieve a $3.5 million federal grant

Cellana, a leading biofuel company based at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority, will receive a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop an integrated, high-yield algae biofuel feedstock production system at their Kona Demonstration Facility, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz announced.

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Reuters

Low corn prices favor new type of ethanol in Brazil

Low corn prices in Brazil following a bumper crop are worrying farmers but providing favorable margins for an incipient corn-ethanol industry, said the manager of Usimat, the first Brazilian mill to produce the corn-based biofuel.

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Science Daily

More energy from a liter of biofuel

Oil produced from biomass - such as wood chips or plant residues - seldom has the same quality and energy content as 'classical' crude oil.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biomass

Hispanic Business

Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: RFS Pathways II, and...

Final rule. CFR Part: "40 CFR Part 80" RIN Number: "RIN 2060-AR21" Citation: "79 FR 42128" Document Number: "EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0401; FRL-9910-40-OAR" is amending three separate sets of regulations relating to fuels.

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