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Bill supporting West Maui biofuel facility advances - Lahaina News

Biofuel News - 11 hours 30 min ago

Bill supporting West Maui biofuel facility advances
Lahaina News
WEST MAUI - Maui legislators are pushing hard for Senate Bill 3008 SD1 HD1 - a measure that directly addresses the landfill waste issue on Maui in an environmentally sustainable way, said Tenth District Rep. Angus McKelvey of Lahaina. The bill seeks a ...

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REG reaches one billion gallon biofuel milestone - Energy Business Review

Biofuel News - 12 hours 2 min ago

REG reaches one billion gallon biofuel milestone
Energy Business Review
North American biodiesel producer Renewable Energy Group (REG) has sold one billion gallons of advanced biofuel. The company said it achieved the milestone through investments in value chain including its manufacturing, sales & marketing, and supply ...

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New report shows ethanol falls short - Tyler Morning Telegraph

Biofuel News - 14 hours 54 min ago

New report shows ethanol falls short
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Actually, the news is worse for ethanol than the latest headlines indicate. While a new federal government study shows that it's not the “green” fuel that many portray it as, that study doesn't take into account ethanol's real impact. “Biofuels made from the ...

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Running on empty: EPA slashes biofuel goals because of ethanol shortage - Washington Times

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 23:53

Running on empty: EPA slashes biofuel goals because of ethanol shortage
Washington Times
“We hope that EPA radically adjusts the 2014 mandate to reflect actual production and obviate the need for the industry to continually challenge these unrealistic mandates,” said Charles T. Drevna, president of the American Fuel and Petrochemical ...

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New study: Using corn ethanol may not reduce greenhouse gases - Science Recorder

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 22:59

New study: Using corn ethanol may not reduce greenhouse gases
Science Recorder
A new federally funded study casts doubt on the wisdom of U.S. government mandates to increase production of biofuels. The study, which was completed by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) research team and published Sunday in the journal Nature ...

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DailyDirt: The Growing Pains Of Biofuels - Techdirt

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 21:08

DailyDirt: The Growing Pains Of Biofuels
Techdirt
So far, grabbing fossil fuels out of the ground has been an unbeatable way to get cheap energy. Since fossil fuels (presumably) come from decaying dinosaurs (and their contemporaries), it makes some sense that growing biofuels might be a way to generate ...

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Lufthansa develops taste for 'alcohol to jet' fuel - Business Green

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:28

Business Green

Lufthansa develops taste for 'alcohol to jet' fuel
Business Green
The German carrier was the first in the world to us biofuels on commercial flights when it used a 50:50 blend of standard kerosene and biofuel from plant oils and animal fats to power one engine of planes on the daily service between Frankfurt and Hamburg.

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EPA reduces the 2013 cellulosic RFS to reflect actual production - Ethanol Producer Magazine

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 19:37

EPA reduces the 2013 cellulosic RFS to reflect actual production
Ethanol Producer Magazine
The U.S. EPA has taken action to revise the 2013 cellulosic biofuel requirements under the renewable fuels standard (RFS). On April 23, the agency published prepublication versions of a notice of proposed rulemaking and a direct final rule to reduce the ...

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Study: Cellulosic Ethanol Production May Harm Climate - KCUR

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 17:31

Study: Cellulosic Ethanol Production May Harm Climate
KCUR
Biofuels made in the Midwest from corn stover, the leftovers of harvested corn plants, may be worse for global warming than gasoline in the short term, according to a recent study. It's casting doubt on the greenhouse benefits of cellulosic ethanol.

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The Brutal Bust in Next-Generation Biofuels in One Chart // 4:00 PM ET - Nextgov

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 17:07

The Brutal Bust in Next-Generation Biofuels in One Chart // 4:00 PM ET
Nextgov
When it comes to setting overly optimistic targets for the production of advanced biofuels, the United States Environmental Protection Agency makes Pollyanna sound like Eeyore. The official 2013 target official for cellulosic biofuel–made from the non-edible ...

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The Brutal Bust in Next-Generation Biofuels in One Chart - Nextgov

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 17:07

The Brutal Bust in Next-Generation Biofuels in One Chart
Nextgov
The official 2013 target official for cellulosic biofuel–made from the non-edible parts of plants, wood waste and other non-food feedstocks–was 1.75 billion gallons. That was the volume of biofuels Congress mandated that oil refiners blend with gasoline in an ...

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Indiana Corn Industry Disputes Ethanol Study - Indiana Public Media

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:26

Indiana Public Media

Indiana Corn Industry Disputes Ethanol Study
Indiana Public Media
It says corn stover, the residue used to create cellulosic ethanol, a biofuel, creates 7 percent more greenhouse gas emissions in the short term than the burning of regular gasoline. The study also says the loss of carbon dioxide, which scientists believe ...

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Gevo, Inc. (GEVO) Stock Partially Gives Back Tuesday Gains - TheStreet.com

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:20

Gevo, Inc. (GEVO) Stock Partially Gives Back Tuesday Gains
TheStreet.com
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Gevo, Inc. (GEVO) stock is tracing lower on Wednesday after making big gains on Tuesday. The renewable biofuel developer soared earlier in the week after announcing Lufthansa will evaluate the company's renewable jet fuel with ...

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EPA scales back biofuel mandate to reflect reality - KPVI News 6

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:03

EPA scales back biofuel mandate to reflect reality
KPVI News 6
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is significantly reducing the amount of cellulosic biofuels refiners will have to prove they blended into gasoline last year, acknowledging that the market lagged far behind government projections. The EPA on ...

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Ethanol Responds To Study - kwbe

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:00

Ethanol Responds To Study
kwbe
A study from the University of Nebraska was recently published in Nature Climate Change and suggests using corn residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline. 25x'25 says the ...

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The Brutal Bust in Next-Generation Biofuels in One Chart - The Atlantic

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 15:48

The Brutal Bust in Next-Generation Biofuels in One Chart
The Atlantic
When it comes to setting overly optimistic targets for the production of advanced biofuels, the United States Environmental Protection Agency makes Pollyanna sound like Eeyore. The official 2013 target official for cellulosic biofuel–made from the non-edible ...

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Biofuels From Crop Residue May Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Daily Fusion

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 15:28

Biofuels From Crop Residue May Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Daily Fusion
Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change (see footnote). The findings by a University of ...

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Germany's Lufthansa Teams Up With Gevo To Test Biomass Jet Fuel - Benzinga

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 15:21

Germany's Lufthansa Teams Up With Gevo To Test Biomass Jet Fuel
Benzinga
The airline is working with Gevo (NASDAQ: GEVO), a Colorado-based renewable chemicals and biofuels company, to evaluate Gevo's ATJ product for commercial aviation use. The testing by Lufthansa is reportedly receiving support from the European ...

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Completely New Higher Fundamental Product Studies: BioFuel Energy Corp ... - Mesh Press (press release)

Biofuel News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 15:16

Completely New Higher Fundamental Product Studies: BioFuel Energy Corp ...
Mesh Press (press release)
Los Angelas, CA – (MeshPress) — 04/23/2014 – BioFuel Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: BIOF) is a publicly dealt business headquartered with Denver, COMPANY. Biofuel Strength seemed to be started with 2005 together with first manufacturing by a couple plants ...

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