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  1. EPA Can't Shake Its Ethanol HeadacheRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Government Executive

    The EPA on Friday proposed to reduce the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline under the Renewable Fuel Standard, while slightly increasing the share of advanced biofuels on the market. In a new proposal that covers the years 2014 through 2016, EPA set an ethanol quota well below what was required under a 2007 law, although the agency says it's an increase over current use.

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  2. EPA proposes lowering requirements for ethanol in gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The nation's gasoline supply likely will have more ethanol in coming years - but not as much as was required by federal law. The Obama administration's proposed renewable fuel standard won't have much of an impact on gas prices, but could become an issue in the 2016 presidential elections, especially in farm states that have profited over the years from higher corn prices linked to the use of corn-based ethanol.

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  3. Latest US proposal for ethanol could have political falloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | MDJonline.com

    The Obama administration's latest plan on ethanol, the corn-based renewable fuel, probably will not have a major effect on pump prices, but could have political reverberations in Iowa and other farm states in the 2016 presidential campaign.

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  4. EPA eases regulation, proposes lowering requirements for ethanol in gasRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    The nation's gasoline supply likely will have more ethanol in coming years - but not as much as was required by federal law. The Obama administration's proposed renewable fuel standard won't have much of an impact on gas prices, but could become an issue in the 2016 presidential elections, especially in farm states that have profited over the years from higher corn prices linked to the use of corn-based ethanol.

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  5. Corn ethanol mandates are an area of dispute over the Renewable Fuel Standard.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | National Journal

    The EPA Friday proposed to reduce the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline under the Renewable Fuel Standard, while slightly increasing the share of advanced biofuels on the market. In a new proposal that covers the years 2014 through 2016, EPA set an ethanol quota well below what was required under a 2007 law, although the agency says it's an increase over current use.

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  6. Despite Thunderous Opposition, Epa Increases The Ethanol MandateRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Despite complaints from the oil industry, livestock producers, environmental groups and a whole host of others, the Environmental Protection Agency has increased the amount of biofuels refiners are required to blend into the fuel supply every year. The agency is issuing standards two years late, and mandating that 17.40 billion gallons of biofuels - cellulosic, biomass-based and advanced fuels - be blended into U.S. fuel supplies.

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  7. EPA proposes volume requirements for Renewable Fuel Standard for 2014-2016Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    Adhering to a schedule in a proposed consent decree , the US Environmental Protection Agency announced its long-awaited proposed volume requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard program for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016, and also proposed volume requirements for biomass-based diesel for 2017. The period for public input and comment on the proposal will be open until 27 July.

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  8. USDA to invest up to $100M to boost infrastructure for renewable fuel ...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the US Department of Agriculture will invest up to $100 million in a Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership to support the infrastructure needed to make more renewable fuel options available to American consumers. USDA will post a Notice of Solicitation of Applications in June.

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  9. USDA to invest $100 million in grants for ethanol fuel pumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Friday the agency will invest up to $100 million in grants for fuel pumps at gas stations to distribute higher ethanol blends known as E15 and E85. Vilsack told reporters on a conference call that the agency will match state funds to install fuel pumps and tanks.

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  10. Ben And Jerry's Just Released A New Flavor, And It's All About Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    With its new flavor, Save Our Swirled, Ben & Jerry's is urging fans to dig their spoons into climate change activism. The flavor is a mix of raspberry ice cream, marshmallow and raspberry swirls, and dark and white fudge ice cream cones.

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  11. Biofuels mandate mess: New EPA ethanol standards under fireRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The U.S. energy boom and low gas prices have wreaked havoc with the federal government's mandate to blend more ethanol and other biofuels into fuel supplies, leaving the Obama administration under fire and struggling to meet the mandates set by Congress nearly a decade ago. The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday released the latest targets for its Renewable Fuel Standard, which lays out how much ethanol and other biofuels must be included in gasoline.

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  12. UPDATE 1-EPA unveils 'ambitious yet responsible' biofuel targetsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Reuters

    U.S. regulators on Friday unveiled much-anticipated targets for the blending of renewable fuels into motor fuel for the three years to 2016, proposing some 17.4 billion gallons of renewable fuels must be used in gasoline or diesel next year. Ending years-long uncertainty about the U.S. renewable fuels policy, the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced a proposed target that 16.3 billion gallons of renewable fuels should be mixed into the country's fuel supply this year.

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  13. Tesoro slams EPA biofuel plan as 'giant step' towards litigationRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Reuters

    May 29 U.S. oil refiner Tesoro Corp has slammed the U.S. government's proposal for renewable fuel use, signaling a lengthy legal fight may be in the cards ahead of the new quotas being finalized later this year. "If the goal of the Administration was to set the stage for protracted and complex litigation over the rule when finalized later this year, today's proposal is a giant step toward that objective," said Stephen Brown, Vice President and Counsel in a statement.

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  14. EPA sets ethanol blending requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Hill

    The Environmental Protection Agency released its proposed biofuel quotas on Friday, increasing the amount of ethanol it wants mixed into the gasoline supply over recent years but at levels still below those set out in law. The blending goals are overdue and the EPA has waived the targets Congress set for the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2007.

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  15. Google, Apple, Facebook against NC renewable mandate freezeRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WBTV

    Three technology and social media giants with North Carolina operations want legislative leaders to back away from changing a 2007 law requiring utilities to get increasing percentages of electricity they sell from renewables and efficiencies. Apple, Facebook and Google put their names to a letter this week originating from a trade group to House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger.

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  16. Freedom Cove is a Gorgeous Self-Sufficient Floating HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jetson Green

    ... so if you're in the area and want to take a closer look you can do that. Article tags: affordable , alternative energy , conservation , construction waste , energy efficiency , green building , international , no impact , residential , ...

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  17. Supreme Court: Green Bay improperly revoked tribe's permitRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The state Supreme Court says the city of Green Bay improperly revoked an Oneida Nation subsidiary's permit for an alternative energy plant. Oneida Seven Generations Corp. got a permit from the city council in 2011 to build the facility.

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  18. May 29, 2015 - Public Power Weekly Exclusive: Orlando Utilities...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Public Power

    Jennifer Szaro, manager of renewable energy at Florida's Orlando Utilities Commission, recently discussed the municipal utility's community solar program in an interview, which has resulted in the development of Central Florida's first community solar project. Among other things, she noted that the utility has taken a portfolio approach when it comes to the projects in its community solar program and detailed some of the lessons learned from its first community solar project.

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  19. Daimler chases Tesla in solar-powered batteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Automotive News

    Daimler AG is chasing Tesla Motors Inc. in a push to sell batteries for storing energy generated in daylight hours from rooftop solar panels to homeowners and businesses. The German automaker will sell Mercedes-Benz branded lithium-ion batteries in a tie-up with utility EnBW Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG from June, the company said.

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  20. Man Accused Of Defrauding Science Foundation Gets ProbationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    A western South Dakota man convicted of creating a phony research company to bilk the National Science Foundation out of $100,000 has been ordered to repay the money. Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken has sentenced Scott Thompson, of Hermosa, to five years of probation and ordered him to pay back about $88,000.

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