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Bikers, boaters and big oil unite - Sydney Morning Herald

Biofuel News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 19:12

Sydney Morning Herald

Bikers, boaters and big oil unite
Sydney Morning Herald
The American Petroleum Institute and the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, which represent oil producers and refiners, say the EPA didn't go far enough in reducing the requirements. Production of the biofuel is 1.2 percent higher than it ...

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Bikers, Boaters and Big Oil Unite in Fight Against Biofuel - Bloomberg

Biofuel News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 17:35

Bloomberg

Bikers, Boaters and Big Oil Unite in Fight Against Biofuel
Bloomberg
Todd Becker, chief executive officer of ethanol producer Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc., said the biofuel's opponents have fallen for Big Oil's public relations campaign. “Use reverse logic,” Becker said in an interview. “You're mandated to use 90 ...

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India closer to nod for 100% biofuel - Times of India

Biofuel News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 17:01

Times of India

India closer to nod for 100% biofuel
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Setting the stage for manufacturing of vehicle engines that can ply on 100% bio-diesel soon, the road transport ministry on Friday came out with draft notification for mass emission standards for such vehicles. These will be known as "B100" ...

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3 bioenergy-related House bills introduced in late July - Ethanol Producer Magazine

Biofuel News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 16:04

Ethanol Producer Magazine

3 bioenergy-related House bills introduced in late July
Ethanol Producer Magazine
According to the text of the legislation, the study would focus on the current production capacity for cellulosic biofuel, and the resources needed to ensure transportation sold in the U.S. contains at least 16 billion gallons of cellulosic biofuel in ...

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3 bioenergy-related House bills introduced in late July - Biomass Magazine

Biofuel News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 15:41

Biomass Magazine

3 bioenergy-related House bills introduced in late July
Biomass Magazine
The bill would require the EPA to limit the volume of cellulosic biofuel volume requirements under the renewable fuel standard (RFS) to the volume that was commercially available for the most recent calendar year for which such total volume is known.

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MSU research could improve cyanobacteria use in biofuel - Biomass Magazine

Biofuel News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 15:26

Biomass Magazine

MSU research could improve cyanobacteria use in biofuel
Biomass Magazine
... the same molecule acts to dissipate the extra energy being absorbed by the cell,” Leverenz said. “Now that we've identified how this molecular switch works, we can potentially fine-tune the process in order to improve cyanobacteria's viability as a ...

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India proposes to adopt 100 pc bio-diesel run vehicles - Greentech Lead

Biofuel News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 14:44

Greentech Lead

India proposes to adopt 100 pc bio-diesel run vehicles
Greentech Lead
The government of India proposes to accelerate the cultivation of biofuel-yielding crops and promote its use in both transport and stationary applications. By one estimate India has demand for 33 metric tonnes of biofuel annually. Production and ...

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Spain's Abengoa H1 net profit up 5 percent - Reuters Africa

Biofuel News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:58

Spain's Abengoa H1 net profit up 5 percent
Reuters Africa
MADRID, July 31 (Reuters) - Spanish engineering and renewable energy company Abengoa posted on Friday a 5 percent rise in first-half net profit to 72 million euros ($80 million). Class B shares in Abengoa - which has biofuel and solar thermal plants in ...

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Rotting 'biofuel' that leaked putrid brown liquid triggered massive fly ... - Daily Mail

Biofuel News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:37

Daily Mail

Rotting 'biofuel' that leaked putrid brown liquid triggered massive fly ...
Daily Mail
Families were forced to eat under mosquito nets after a fly infestation at their homes was triggered by bales of biofuel that leaked brown liquid. People living near the Boomeco plant in Avonmouth in Bristol filed 400 complaints last summer as they ...

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Human Health and Food Crop Production at Risk in Race to Meet Carbon-Neutral ... - AZoCleantech

Biofuel News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 09:14

Human Health and Food Crop Production at Risk in Race to Meet Carbon-Neutral ...
AZoCleantech
A new study, led by Professor Nick Hewitt of Lancaster University, examined changes in ground level ozone in response to projected land use change associated with future biofuel cultivation. Publishing in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, ...

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Borders first for biofuelsbusiness - The Southern Reporter

Biofuel News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 07:09

The Southern Reporter

Borders first for biofuelsbusiness
The Southern Reporter
Peter Darling, Floors Forestry's Manager said: “We are delighted to be able to offer fencing products and biofuel to customers in the Scottish Borders. We are in a unique position of being able to supply wood chips and logs that are sourced solely from ...

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RUN YOUR DIESEL VEHICLE ON BIOFUEL - Grit Magazine

Biofuel News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 06:57

RUN YOUR DIESEL VEHICLE ON BIOFUEL
Grit Magazine
Run Your Diesel Vehicle on Biofuels has everything you need to make the switch from expensive, environment-damaging carbon fuel to cheap (and, in many cases, free), clean fuel for your vehicle. Practical and decidedly apolitical, this unique guide ...

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Refiners Ask EPA to Adjust Renewable Fuel Standards - Oil & Gas 360

Biofuel News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 19:57

Oil & Gas 360

Refiners Ask EPA to Adjust Renewable Fuel Standards
Oil & Gas 360
Independent refiners are asking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to shift responsibility for complying with biofuel programs from refiners to fuel blenders. Delta Airlines' (ticker: DAL) Monroe Energy LLC, Carlyle Group's (ticker: CG ...

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Gevo Jumps Most Since June After Biofuel Gets First Retail Sale - Bloomberg

Biofuel News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 17:53

Gevo Jumps Most Since June After Biofuel Gets First Retail Sale
Bloomberg
Gevo Inc., the U.S. biofuel producer backed by French oil company Total SA, jumped the most in almost two months after announcing the first U.S. sales of its additive at a retail service station. Gevo climbed 20 percent to $2.62 at the close in New ...

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State Government's biofuel meeting to be held in Mackay - Central Telegraph

Biofuel News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 16:27

State Government's biofuel meeting to be held in Mackay
Central Telegraph
THE first of the State Government's biofuels subcommittee meetings will be held in Mackay. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement after touring Wilmar's BioEthanol plant, during her first ministerial visit to Mackay yesterday.

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State Government's biofuel meeting to be held in Mackay - Mackay Daily Mercury

Biofuel News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 16:21

Mackay Daily Mercury

State Government's biofuel meeting to be held in Mackay
Mackay Daily Mercury
THE first of the State Government's biofuels subcommittee meetings will be held in Mackay. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement after touring Wilmar's BioEthanol plant, during her first ministerial visit to Mackay yesterday.

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UPS reaches new biofuel deals to reduce carbon emissions - ForexTV.com

Biofuel News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 15:25

UPS reaches new biofuel deals to reduce carbon emissions
ForexTV.com
UPS said Wednesday it has reached agreements for up to 46 million gallons of renewable fuels over the next three years, a 15-fold increase over its previous contracts. The parcel delivery service said Neste, Renewable Energy Group and Solazyme will ...

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Waste company fined for Avonmouth fly infestation - ITV News

Biofuel News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 13:32

ITV News

Waste company fined for Avonmouth fly infestation
ITV News
Last summer residents were forced to eat their dinner under mosquito nets after a plague of flies invaded the neighbourhood. It's thought the flies came from damaged bales of biofuel which were being stored on the dockside by Stonehouse based company ...

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Reproducible research for biofuels and biogas - Phys.Org

Biofuel News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:51

Reproducible research for biofuels and biogas
Phys.Org
New research in the Open Access journal GigaScience presents a virtual package of data for biogas production, made reusable in a containerized form to allow scientists to better understand the production of biofuels.

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Reproducible research for biofuels and biogas: Biofuels and biogas ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Biofuel News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 09:07

Reproducible research for biofuels and biogas: Biofuels and biogas ...
EurekAlert (press release)
New research in the Open Access journal GigaScience presents a virtual package of data for biogas production, made reusable in a containerized form to allow scientists to better understand the production of biofuels. One of the promising areas in ...

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