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7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

It's Final -- Corn Ethanol Is Of No Use

OK, can we please stop pretending biofuel made from corn is helping the planet and the environment? With huge subsidies for ethanol in gasoline, with all States now selling gasoline having some ethanol blend, and a general misconception that these biofuels are green, corn ethanol has taken on a $30 billion/yr life of its own.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environment, Science, Agriculture, Business News

12 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, San Francisco, CA

16 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Research casts doubt on global warming benefits of biofuels made with cornfield waste

Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.

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

16 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Research casts doubt on global warming benefits of biofuels made with cornfield ...

Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.

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

16 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Study casts doubt on climate benefit of biofuels from corn residue

Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Computer Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Boise Weekly

Judge to Trash-to-Biofuel Firm: Hit the Bricks

Ten years after barnstorming throughout the region with promises to bring its trash-to-biodiesel technology to communities after being offered generous tax breaks and a friendly regulatory environment, a judge is evicting Green Power from the Port of Pasco, Wash.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Pasco, WA

Autoblog

Official: DOE offers $10M to advance biomass-to-biofuel efforts

The Department of Energy has made it clear that it favors a technology-somewhat-neutral, " all-of-the-above " strategy for developing energy alternatives for the US, as the new Strategic Plan 2014-2018 states.

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

Green Car Congress

EPA data shows 57,860 gallons of cellulosic biofuel produced in 1Q 2014

According to EPA's most recent data from the EPA Moderated Transaction System used to establish a transparent market for RINs, biofuel producers produced 57,860 gallons of cellulosic biofuels during the first quarter of 2014 - the vast majority of that being D3 cellulosic biofuel , the remainder being D7 cellulosic diesel.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

VIDEO: MagneGas - From Sewage to Fuel Tank

Alternative and biofuel stocks are having an excellent, if somewhat unheralded year a little over one quarter of the way through 2014.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Financial Markets, Alternative Energy, Energy

Newswise

WUSTL's Moon Receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Scientists often use things in nature as a model to make new things, such as using birds as models for airplanes.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Education Etc., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: Complex Land Rights Feed 'Grabbing' Complaints in Tanzania

The world's quest for crops to produce biofuels has triggered a wave of controversial land acquisitions in Tanzania as foreign companies jostle for land that villagers and indigenous people claim as theirs.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Business Journal

Alternative-fuel company Blue Sun Energy comes out of recession with a new focus

Duane Penney, vice president of waste-to-energy business development and Sean Lafferty, vice president technology and new business at Blue Sun Energy Inc. Lakewood's Blue Sun Energy Inc. has worked in the alternative fuels industry since 2001, but when the recession hit, the company changed its focus - a change that appears to be paying off.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, St. Joseph, MO, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Ag Professional

USDA simplifies pyrolysis processes for bio-oil production

Innovations at the U.S. Department of Agriculture are bringing researchers one step closer to developing "green" biofuel production systems farmers can use to meet on-farm energy needs, or to produce renewable fuels for commercial markets.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biomass

TheStreet.com

BioFuel (BIOF) Stock Surges on Heavy Volume

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Financial Markets

Truthdig

Science Finds New Routes to Energy

While politicians posture, and climate scientists sigh sadly, researchers in laboratories continue to devise ingenious new ways to save energy, increase efficiency, and make the most of solar power.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Agriculture, Science, Illinois, Science / Technology, Space, Stanford University

Domestic Fuel

Biofuel Groups Oppose RFS Delay Request

In this Ethanol Report, we talk with Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen about issues currently facing the ethanol industry inside the Beltway The Renewable Fuels Association , Biotechnology Industry Organization and Growth Energy together filed a joint response yesterday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Business Wire

Evogenea s First Quarter 2014 Earnings Announcement Schedule

On the day of the announcement, the Company's management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 09:30 AM Eastern time, 16:30 Israel time.

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

Hispanic Business

Studies from Tokyo National College of Technology Have Provided New Information about Blood Cells

A formal potential of 0.152 V vs. a silver-silver chloride saturated potassium chloride ) was estimated for the human RBC from a pair of redox peaks at around 0.089 and 0.215 V solution.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

New Materials Science Data Have Been Reported by Researchers at Nanyang Technological University

A new study on Materials Science is now available. According to news reporting originating from Singapore, Singapore, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "Enzymatic biofuel cells are promising renewable and implantable power sources."

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

Hot Air

Biofuels producers: No really, this is the year biofuels are going to take off, for serious

I mentioned the other day that, to the detriment of just about everyone involved, the Environmental Protection Agency is still considering whether or not they really will follow through with their proposal to reduce the gasoline-ethanol blending volumes required by the Renewable Fuel Standard, first enacted by 2007, to avoid running the oil ... (more)

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

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