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  1. Seaweed Problem Could Provide Energy SolutionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Our World 2.0

    ... crops has led many to question whether bio-fuels are a solution to climate change. So to get around this problem, biofuel is now produced from non-food biomass, including agricultural residues, and land-based energy crops such as fast-growing trees ...

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  2. By Sending Mixed Signals to Industry, White House Imperils Growth of Clean Energy | CommentaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Roll Call

    ... growing the biodiesel sector. After all, it is the first Environmental Protection Agency-designated Advanced Biofuel to reach commercial-scale production nationwide. According to the EPA's own analysis, it reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 57 ...

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  3. Abengoa Opens Its Kansas Cellulosic Ethanol PlantRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ABENGOA OPENS ITS KANSAS CELLULOSIC ETHANOL PLANT Oct. 20, 2014 Source: Business Wire The Biotechnology Industry Organization congratulates member company Abengoa Bioenergy on opening its 25-million-gallon-per-year cellulosic ethanol biorefinery in Hugoton, Kansas. BIO President & CEO Jim Greenwood stated, "The advanced biofuel industry is starting up first-of-a-kind cellulosic biofuel plants, creating new jobs and proving the cost competitiveness of innovative new technology.

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  4. Europe Targets Biofuel SustainabilityRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Chemical Processing

    ... room in the market for advanced biofuels to grow up to and beyond 2020. LSB, composed of CEOs of leading European biofuel producers, including Chemrec, Clariant, Biochemtex, and airlines, including British Airways, is dedicated to ensuring the ...

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  5. Students share vision for a carbon-neutral MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... and waste wood is considered a carbon neutral energy source that can be used to produce electricity, heat and biofuel. The students acknowledged that the transition away from fossil fuels will not be easy because it will mean that what is now ...

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  6. Will Biofuels Be Better For Plastics Than For Vehicle Fuel?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

    ... have considerably dampened enthusiasm for ethanol since then. According to a recent report by The New York Times , biofuel companies that originally planned to produce vehicle fuel may switch to making plastic bottles and other products instead. ...

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  7. Materials That Will Change the World GrapheneRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... filter would reduce energy costs of reverse osmosis desalination by 99%), and efficient and economically more viable biofuel creation. Medical Applications/Sensors: Jesus de la Fuente, the CEO of Graphenea, suggests, "With graphene offering a large ...

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  8. USDA Researchers Advance Advanced EthanolRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel

    Researchers for the U.S. Department of Agriculture are making advancements on an advanced biofuel, cellulosic ethanol. This article from the USDA says the scientists at the Bioenergy Research Unit in Peoria, Illinois, have recently completed studies on multiple approaches that could help streamline cellulosic ethanol production.

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  9. Biofuel and Regenerative Ag Expert David Blume Keynotes Sustainable...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Blume Distillation LLC, a leading provider of appropriate-scale biorefinery alcohol fuel systems, announced today its participation in the sustainable community focused PrepperFest Expo. Globally renowned biofuels and sustainable Ag expert David Blume , CEO of Blume Distillation, will present solutions for implementing community resilience programs and economic opportunities driven by the localized production of low-cost, low-emission and renewable alcohol fuel.

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  10. Earth Shots: Must-See Planet PicsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Criminal Report Daily

    ... differed. A test jet trailing behind a DC-8 performed a "sniff test" at 34,000 feet. The experiment confirmed the biofuel, made from camelina plant oil, was the cleaner option. An ice waterfall is formed by the melting waters of glaciers Eiger, ...

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  11. Speaker rejects survey; Cha-cha still a goRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... "Eleven of the 17 land deals in the Philippines involving foreign investors are concentrated on harvesting crops for biofuel, not food," said Gatchalian, a majority member of the House committee on trade and industry. Gatchalian earlier said he is ...

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  12. As companies spin off assets, suitors line upRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... t subscriptions. Click here to see rates and register. EMMETSBURG, Iowa -- The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources like corncobs are starting operations in the Midwest as industry leaders worry th... Read>>

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  13. Future murky for nonfood biofuelRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources like corncobs are starting operations in the Midwest as industry leaders worry that they might also be the last -- at least in the United States. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.

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  14. Is biofuel industry too successful?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources such as corncobs are starting operations in the Midwest as the industry worries that they might also be the last - at least in the United States. After a decade of research and development, the ethanol-maker Poet Inc. and its Dutch partner Royal DSM recently produced the first cellulosic ethanol at a $275 million plant next to a cornfield in this northern Iowa town.

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  15. Thieves slip away with used grease from Long Beach area restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Press-Telegram

    ... to the company's website. Companies that process kitchen grease and sell it as an animal feed supplement or as biofuel are losing millions of dollars a year to the black market, said Gary Edgington, security coordinator for Darling International, a ...

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  16. Secretary Moniz Dedicates Innovative Commercial-Scale Cellulosic Biofuel PlantRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Electric Energy Online

    Marking another milestone in the Administration's support of clean energy technologies that will diversify our energy portfolio and help transition the U.S. toward a low-carbon future, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will deliver remarks at the grand opening of Abengoa's second-generation cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas as part of Energy Action Month. Once operating at full commercial-scale, the biorefinery will produce up to 25 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol per year - enough to avoid 132,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually and equivalent to taking 28,000 vehicles off the road.

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  17. Palm oil - the new threat to the AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Ecologist

    ... and administrative chaos, may undermine efforts to reform the ranching sector. By 2022, palm oil plantations for biofuel will cover 700,000 ha, which would make Brazil the world's third largest producer, behind Indonesia and Malaysia. Despite Brazil ...

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  18. McCain Urges EPA To Eliminate Biofuel Mandates, How About Wisconsin Too?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Elm Grove

    ... radio. He read this Wall Street Journal piece, The Biofuels Backlash . It is yet another condemnation of the whole biofuel fiasco--the food crisis, pollution, excessive water use, price supports, etc. You know, the usual complaints... ( Let them eat ...

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  19. Illustration of Charles Hagel by Greg Groesch/The Washington TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Washington Times

    ... defense dollars, such as Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus' decision to spend $26 a gallon for 450,000 gallons of biofuel - about $11.7 million - when $5 a gallon diesel fuel would have met the same need. That, of course, came at a time when the Navy ...

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  20. $2 petrol in sightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... a small part of the 1 billion litres Z sells annually, Bennetts said it was it was an important first step. Other biofuel schemes in New Zealand had failed, largely because of the price of feedstock and the absence of a distribution network. But ...

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