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3 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash

In this Aug. 19, 2013 file photo U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp speaks in Wichita, Kan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

3 hrs ago | ABC News

Kansas Congressman Hit by Farmers' Backlash

Eleven biofuel plants dot the vast expanse of western and central Kansas, where farm fields stretch to the horizon and corn and sorghum are the backbone of the rural economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Kansas, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Agriculture, Science

8 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Findings from University of Florida Update Understanding of Invasive...

Napiergrass biofuel types are being developed to have reduced invasion risk, but these might be cultivated in areas where naturalized populations of this species are already present."

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

12 hrs ago | Reuters

Biofuel groups press White House on more than just 2014 targets

The U.S. biofuel industry is urging the Obama administration to go beyond simply raising proposed targets for use of the fuels, making the case instead for fundamental changes to the government's approach to the renewable fuel program.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Environmental Law, Law, Representative Bill Foster, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

15 hrs ago | Agrimoney.com

Corn price tumble sends Valero profits higher

Linn Group poured some cold water on data showing a buoyant ethanol production sector by saying that they could be faring even better, were it not for a slump in prices of distillers' grains, a major by product.

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

19 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Biomass Magazine Launches New Biogas Producer Map Highlighting...

This is the only online map produced that plots the location and status of all U.S. biogas production from on-farm facilities and wastewater treatment plants producing grid-connected bioenergy.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Washington Post

Gevo Gains After Boosting Minnesota Plant Isobutanol Output

Gevo Inc., the U.S. biofuel producer backed by French oil company Total SA, gained the most in three months after saying it was simultaneously producing isobutanol and ethanol at its Minnesota plant.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Englewood, CO, Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Frost & Sullivan: Plant Health Improvement Agents Enable Growers to Do More with Less

Rising healthcare costs combined with healthier eating trends have resulted in increased demand for high-value niche foods such as proteins, nuts, vitamins and minerals allowing for increased PHIA use in horticulture.

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Related Topix: Consulting, Frost and Sullivan, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Marketing, Medicine, Nutrition

Reuters

BP, Shell, Morgan Stanley seek end of oil price-fixing lawsuit

BP Plc , Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Morgan Stanley and other companies urged a U.S. judge to dismiss nationwide litigation claiming they conspired for 12 years to fix prices of Brent crude oil, a benchmark for the cost of gasoline and heating oil.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Oil & Gas, Amerada Hess

Autoblog

Official: RFA tells DOE to get with the E85 program already

As is its job, the Renewable Fuels Association continues to bang the drum of what it says is a stacked deck against alternative fuels like ethanol.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Inter Press Service

Antigua Weighs High Cost of Fossil Fuels

Venezuela's ambassador to Antigua, Carlos Perez, announced last week that Caracas was at an advanced stage of negotiations with the government in St. John's to build an oil refinery on the tiny 108-square-mile island.

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Related Topix: World News, Antigua and Barbuda, Central America, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Venezuela, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Bangkok Post

New PTT chairman planning overhaul

Oil and gas conglomerate PTT Plc will need a revamp soon, one that entails new business strategies, after showing a disappointing return on investment, says the newly appointed chairman.

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

Business Journal

Pacific Ethanol, Fresno State to work together on sorghum as fuel

Pacific Ethanol Inc. was awarded a $3 million matching grant from the California Energy Commission to develop sorghum as a feedstock for ethanol.

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Related Topix: California, Chromatin, Cal State Fresno, Fresno, CA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Journal-Advocate

CSU receives $1.5 million to develop new crop for biofuels

Colorado State University Bioagricultural Sciences Associate Professor John McKay has been awarded nearly $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new crop for biofuels.

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

Journal-Advocate

CSU receives $1.5 million to develop new crop for biofuels

Colorado State University Bioagricultural Sciences Associate Professor John McKay has been awarded nearly $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new crop for biofuels.

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

Green Car Congress

U Mich professor finds fuel cycle analysis for evaluating CO2 impacts ...

However, in a major review of methods for evaluating the net CO2 impacts of liquid transportation fuels, Professor John DeCicco at the University of Michigan Energy Institute compared FCA to other methods of analysis, and found " flaws fatal enough to raise serious concerns about the role of FCA in shaping fuel-related CO2 mitigation strategies.

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

Ag Professional

Evogene, Marrone Bio Innovations announce partnership

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 health products, announced the signing of a multiyear collaborative agreement targeting the joint discovery of novel ... (more)

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

Agri Marketing

Nat'l Biodiesel Board Issues Statement On Senate's RFS Meeting

NAT'L BIODIESEL BOARD ISSUES STATEMENT ON SENATE'S RFS MEETING Jul. 28, 2014 Source: National Biodiesel Board news release The National Biodiesel Board released the following statement from Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel Thursday after White House adviser John Podesta briefed a group of Senate Democrats on the pending proposal for ... (more)

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

ABC News

Dairy cows in the desert: possibilities for the Pilbara

It's a pretty radical idea, given the landscape's harshness, but the director general of WA's Department of Agriculture and Food believes dairy production is possible for the Pilbara.

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

Enter Stage Right

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

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