European Car Manufacturers and Oil Companies Join to Create a Biofuel ...
A consortium of six major car manufacturers and oil companies in Europe – Volkswagen, Daimler, Honda, Neste Oil, OMV and Shell – has today published a “biofuel roadmap” for the EU to 2030. The roadmap, prepared by technical consultancy E4tech, may ...
Governments seek to raise the EU cap on food-based biofuels
With the bloc's use of crop-based biofuels already at around 5 percent and with enough production capacity in place to meet the 10 percent target, the change would offer a lifeline to some biofuel producers who had invested heavily to meet the earlier goal.
Airline joins battle over biofuels
WASHINGTON — Delta Air Lines, which paid $150 million for a Philadelphia refinery last year in hopes of controlling fuel costs, is hitting turbulence in the form of U.S. biofuel mandates. Through its year-old refinery unit, Monroe Energy, Delta is mounting its ...
New property tax exemption for biofuel facilities could be higher than projected - Wisconsin State Journal
New property tax exemption for biofuel facilities could be higher than projected
Wisconsin State Journal
A new property tax exemption for manure digesters and other biofuel systems will potentially wipe out tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions, of dollars of property value from local tax rolls. However, the impact on municipal tax bills may be mitigated ...
Study: Renewable fuel standard needs to be modified, not repealed
In the study, U. of I. law professor Jay P. Kesan and Timothy A. Slating, a regulatory associate with the Energy Biosciences Institute, argue that RFS mandates merely ought to be adjusted to reflect current and predicted biofuel commercialization realities.
Letter, 12/1: Biofuel standard to blame
Lincoln Journal Star
I appreciate the Journal Star editorial “Ethanol a key part of energy mix” (Nov. 20), particularly the statement regarding the need to protect native prairie and wildlife habitat. Also, the insistence that Congress should support stronger conservation measures ...
EPA's cuts in ethanol targets deserve widespread backing
But ethanol, the biofuel touted as an important part of the renewable-energy future, causes almost as many environmental problems as it solves. Now, amid a rising tide of opposition to ethanol, the Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed scaling ...
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An energy milestone
Some credit should probably also go to the biofuels industry, which produces ethanol and diesel fuel from plant-based sources, such as wood chips, corn and soybeans.But the biofuels industry isn't celebrating. Last week the Environmental Protection Agency ...
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