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New Bill Could Add Value To Iowa Biofuel - whotv.com

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 16:33

whotv.com

New Bill Could Add Value To Iowa Biofuel
whotv.com
Durham says the initiative could add a lot of value to Iowa's economy, especially since the state is number one in ethanol and number two in biodiesel production, “We own that fuel, we own the space, the biofuel. So now we need to harvest valuable ...

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Rand Paul finds a biofuels proposal he can get behind - Politico

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 15:29

Politico

Rand Paul finds a biofuels proposal he can get behind
Politico
As he prepares to launch his presidential campaign next week, Rand Paul is looking to broaden his appeal to Iowa's homegrown biofuel industry by co-sponsoring an ethanol-friendly bill with the state's popular senior Sen. Chuck Grassley. Backing the ...

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UT gets grant for biofuel project - Toledo Blade

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:47

UT gets grant for biofuel project
Toledo Blade
U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) said in a news release today that the National Science Foundation is awarding the grant to advance research and develop possible commercial applications of a low-cost product called a “hydrogel” that would make it ...

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NBB petitions EPA on Argentine biodiesel imports - Farm Futures

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 05:59

NBB petitions EPA on Argentine biodiesel imports
Farm Futures
The EPA change allows Argentina to use an alternate tracking method for feedstocks used to produce biofuel. Generally, feedstocks used under the RFS are required to be grown on land that was cleared or cultivated prior to Dec. 18, 2007, an effort to prevent ...

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Boeing, Hainan Airlines, Sinopec Celebrate China's First Commercial Flight with ... - Aviation.ca (press release)

Biofuel News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 21:20

Boeing, Hainan Airlines, Sinopec Celebrate China's First Commercial Flight with ...
Aviation.ca (press release)
"We are honored to see our airplane fly on sustainable aviation biofuel from Shanghai to our nation's capital," said Pu Ming, vice president of Hainan Airlines, who piloted the plane. "As a fast-growing domestic and international carrier, Hainan Airlines is ...

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New Searchinger study says biofuel policies rely on lower food consumption - Biobased Digest

Biofuel News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 21:08

New Searchinger study says biofuel policies rely on lower food consumption
Biobased Digest
“Without reduced food consumption, each of the models would estimate that biofuels generate more emissions than gasoline,” said Timothy Searchinger, first author on the paper and a research scholar at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of ...

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BETO deputy director publishes commentary on algae development - Biomass Magazine

Biofuel News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 19:07

Biomass Magazine

BETO deputy director publishes commentary on algae development
Biomass Magazine
“One of the biggest challenges is developing economical and sustainable technologies to produce, harvest, extract, and convert the useful components into advanced biofuels,” she said. Reed describes how BETO has spent more than seven years ...

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BETO deputy director publishes commentary on algae development - Biomass Magazine

Biofuel News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 19:04

Biomass Magazine

BETO deputy director publishes commentary on algae development
Biomass Magazine
“One of the biggest challenges is developing economical and sustainable technologies to produce, harvest, extract, and convert the useful components into advanced biofuels,” she said. Reed describes how BETO has spent more than seven years ...

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Legislature considers biofuel bill - Minnesota Daily (blog)

Biofuel News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 17:14

Legislature considers biofuel bill
Minnesota Daily (blog)
The Minnesota Legislature is considering a bill that would create a $5 million tax credit for the biofuel industry that would aid in the development and expansion of the industry, according to Minnesota Public Radio. Environmentalists were initially against the ...

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The production of biofuel from silver grass proved to be the most lucrative and ... - Ukrainian Biofuel Portal

Biofuel News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 16:37

Ukrainian Biofuel Portal

The production of biofuel from silver grass proved to be the most lucrative and ...
Ukrainian Biofuel Portal
Scientists arrived at this conclusion after having compared the yield with the prime cost of biofuel production from silver grass, switchgrass and maize spadices. The palm of supremacy here belongs to silver grass, a fast-growing energy plant. Modelling ...

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Yeast Used in Sake Production Could Brew Biofuel - Ward's Auto (subscription)

Biofuel News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 14:34

Ward's Auto (subscription)

Yeast Used in Sake Production Could Brew Biofuel
Ward's Auto (subscription)
The team says its findings could help create biofuel that is more environmentally friendly and ethically sound than other sources because it would make use of waste products. Current processes to generate bioethanol from straw and other byproducts are ...

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MarketsUS farmers to plant more soyabeans, less corn - Financial Times

Biofuel News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 13:09

MarketsUS farmers to plant more soyabeans, less corn
Financial Times
The US is the world's largest producer of both corn and soyabeans, used in products from animal feed to biofuel. The department said farmers plan to sow 84.635m acres with soyabeans, the most on record and up 934,000 acres from last year. Corn acreage ...

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Environmentalists throw support behind biofuel bill - Minnesota Public Radio News

Biofuel News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 10:58

Environmentalists throw support behind biofuel bill
Minnesota Public Radio News
Efforts to build an advanced biofuel industry in Minnesota are gaining traction in the state House and Senate. Key environmental groups recently threw their support behind a bill that creates tax incentives to produce the fuel. Those groups at first opposed the ...

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The Development of Biofuel Disrupts Agriculture, Results in “Reductions in Food ... - Center for Research on Globalization

Biofuel News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 00:40

The Development of Biofuel Disrupts Agriculture, Results in “Reductions in Food ...
Center for Research on Globalization
“Without reduced food consumption, each of the models would estimate that biofuels generate more emissions than gasoline,” said Timothy Searchinger, first author on the paper and a research scholar at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of ...

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BETO Deputy Director Publishes Commentary on Development of Algae as ... - Newsroom America

Biofuel News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 20:17

BETO Deputy Director Publishes Commentary on Development of Algae as ...
Newsroom America
... algae as a renewable energy source and describes how many BETO-funded research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) projects have resulted in significant technological advances to help overcome challenge of using algae for biofuel production.

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EPA: Comments on pennycress GHG analysis due April 20 - Biomass Magazine

Biofuel News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 20:09

Biomass Magazine

EPA: Comments on pennycress GHG analysis due April 20
Biomass Magazine
The notice published in the Federal Register explains EPA's analysis of the production and transportation components of the lifecycle GHG emission of biofuel made from pennycress oil and describes how EPA may apply this analysis in the future to ...

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EPA: Comments on pennycress GHG analysis due April 20 - Biomass Magazine

Biofuel News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 20:09

Biomass Magazine

EPA: Comments on pennycress GHG analysis due April 20
Biomass Magazine
The notice published in the Federal Register explains EPA's analysis of the production and transportation components of the lifecycle GHG emission of biofuel made from pennycress oil and describes how EPA may apply this analysis in the future to ...

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BETO Deputy Director Publishes Commentary on Development of Algae as ... - EIN News (press release)

Biofuel News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 15:46

BETO Deputy Director Publishes Commentary on Development of Algae as ...
EIN News (press release)
Dr. Reed describes how BETO has spent more than seven years developing its algal biofuels RD&D portfolio. Many of these BETO-funded projects showed significant technological advances that can help overcome these challenges. These advances include ...

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'Good for the land' - McDonough Voice

Biofuel News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:00

McDonough Voice

'Good for the land'
McDonough Voice
Three Western Illinois University students are playing a hand in pivotal research to help bring the potential biofuel crop, pennycress, to ground. For years, WIU has already been a part of the research, collaborating with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Now ...

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'Good for the land' - McDonough Voice

Biofuel News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:00

McDonough Voice

'Good for the land'
McDonough Voice
Three Western Illinois University students are playing a hand in pivotal research to help bring the potential biofuel crop, pennycress, to ground. For years, WIU has already been a part of the research, collaborating with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Now ...

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