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16 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Forestry geneticists develop tree biomass crop to grow on marginal lands

Populus, a genus of fast-growing trees commonly known as cottonwoods and aspens, is being grown for bioenergy because it produces a significant amount of biomass in two years and will re-grow robustly when cut at just above ground level.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Medicine, Nutrition, Genetics, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

20 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel

Report: US & EU Move To Relax Biofuel Targets

In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally According to a new report from GlobalData , the U.S. and EU are considering relaxing targets on biofuels causing concerns around the growth of the industry ... (more)

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

23 hrs ago | Ag Professional

EPA sends 2014 biofuel targets to White House

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday sent its final targets for 2014 biofuel use to the White House as the long-delayed rule enters its last round of review before public release.

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

Yesterday | Domestic Fuel

Canada Handing Out New Grants for Biomass Research

In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally Researchers looking to turn biomass into energy will get some help from one of the Canadian provinces.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Domestic Fuel

No RFS = Gas Prices Decided by Foreign Chaos

In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally With oil prices on a roller coaster because of the deteriorating situation in the Mideast, Americans United for Change stress that Americans need the EPA to ... (more)

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

Domestic Fuel

Algae Systems Converts Algae to Biofuels, Clean Water

In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally Algae Systems has completed a biofuel production demonstration project in conjunction with Japan's IHI Corporation.

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

Ag Professional

EPA sends 2014 biofuel targets to White House for review

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday sent its final targets for 2014 biofuel use to the White House as the long-delayed rule enters its last round of review before public release.

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

Courthouse News Service

The Lowdown on the Biofuel Business

In a lawsuit that gives a peep into the economics of the biofuel business, a biofuel company claims a Travelodge breached contract by removing its waste vegetable cooking oil collector and selling its waste oil to a competitor.

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

San Jose Mercury News

Political Blotter: Bill would increase penalty for grease theft

This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics .

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, California, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Science / Technology

ABC News

Biofuel-powered golf carts to be used at SIDS Conference

Delegates to next month's UN Conference on Small Island Developing States in Samoa will be getting around on biofuel-powered golf carts, in a bid to show regional leaders the potential of alternative fuel.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Alternative Energy Stocks

Playing The Advanced Biofuel Lottery

Over the past six months advanced biofuel producers have raised $450 million in new capital.

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

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Another View: Consumers can't afford a delay in cap-and-trade

Shannon Baker-Branstetter is energy and environment policy counsel for Consumers Union, the policy and action arm of Consumer Reports.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Reader Responses, August 24, 2014

For starters, as America's only fully commercialized and readily available advanced biofuel, biodiesel does not have the same challenges as conventional biofuel.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Illinois, Illinois Government, Agriculture, Science, Texas

RedOrbit

Water Trips Up Chemical Reactions That Lead To...

Image Caption: Derived from plants, bio-oil can be processed into gasoline, diesel or other typical petroleum products such as plastics.

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

TheStreet.com

Why Valero Energy Is a Stock Worth Remembering

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Financial Markets, Stanley, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Denver Post

CSU researchers get federal grant to study biodiesel crop production

John McKay, right, an associate professor in bioagricultural sciences at CSU, discusses methods to evaluate genetic variation in drought adaptation with students from a class on plant breeding for drought tolerance.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Department of Energy, Colorado State University, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Fri Aug 22, 2014

CiteULike

A detailed gene expression study of the Miscanthus genus reveals...

BACKGROUND:The Miscanthus genus of perennial C4 grasses contains promising biofuel crops for temperate climates.

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

My Manitoba.com

Province commits an extra $500K to biofuels

The Manitoba government has doubled the Biomass Energy Support Program funding to $1 million, with the additional $500,000 of new funding targeted to applied research projects that will support the growth of the biomass industry, Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced Friday.

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

Washington Examiner

Lobbying fight kicks off as ethanol rules sent to the White House

The White House began reviewing rules Friday that could reduce the use of ethanol and other biofuels , setting off an intense lobbying fight that may not end until after the midterm elections .

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. EPA sends 2014 biofuel targets to White House for review

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday sent its final targets for 2014 biofuel use to the White House as the long-delayed rule enters its last round of review before public release.

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

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