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Tweet In Washington, the EPA proposed rulemaking for modifications to the Renewable Fuel Standard program, E15 misfueling mitigation regulations, ultra low sulfur diesel survey requirements as well as other technical amendments.
Tweet Great Scott! Hot new technologies are turning ethanol plants from beleaguered bastions of first-gen fuels into hot properties for deploying advanced strategies. Who, how, and where? As you likely know, young Superman learned his trade on a Smallville, Kansas corn farm. But these days, first-gen biofuels plants themselves — from the corn belt to [...]
Tweet In Texas, Envirogen Technologies announced the launch of a new technology offering designed to help industrial facilities manage their air emissions performance and meet regulatory and permit requirements through the control of volatile organic contaminants, hazardous air pollutants, and odors. Envirogen Sustainable Emissions Control offering features the use of both biological and enhanced adsorption [...]
Tweet The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, jumped 1.65 percent to 75.63 as advanced biofuels surged. For the day, Gevo (GEVO) soared 10.18 percent to $1.84, while Solazyme (SZYM) escalated 4.93 percent to $11.49. Among other equities, Renewable Energy Group (REGI) rocketed up 8.98 percent to $14.44. Overall, advances led [...]
Tweet What’s in that Durn-tootin’ US Farm Bill, anyhow? For the harried taxpayer, some relief. For energy security and rural economic development, targeted investments that now head to the legislative floor. Here are the need-to-knows. In Washington, the House and Senate Agricultural committees have now passed their respective versions of the proposed 2013 farm bill, which [...]
Obama Administration seeks applicants for first phase of ‘Investing in Manufacturing Communities’ Partnership
Tweet In Washington, the Obama administration announced that it is accepting applications for the first phase of the “Investing in Manufacturing Communities” Partnership, a new initiative outlined in the President’s fiscal year 2014 budget that will help accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing and create jobs across the country. In the first phase of this effort, the Departments [...]
Tweet In Australia, Muradel has decided to move its $3m algae pilot plant from Karratha, in the northwest of Australia, to Whyalla in the South because of budgetary constraints. The company, whose operations are primarily in the R&D stage as the company has not gotten out of the red yet, faced challenges paying for employees [...]
Tweet You can sum it up in 10 words: Studebaker, Maxwell, Hudson, Checker, DeSoto, Duesenberg, LaSalle, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Tucker. The names of beloved auto brands that went by the wayside — great in their day, but unable to adapt to modern times. The passing of a great brand is a sad thing, but it doesn’t [...]
Tweet Moniz confirmed as US Secretary of Energy. The US Senate confirmed MIT professor Ernest Moniz as US Secretary of Energy, in a 97-0 vote. Mike McAdams, president of the ABFA said, “The Advanced Biofuels Association strongly supports the confirmation of Ernest Moniz to be the next Secretary of Energy. We are pleased that President Obama [...]
Tweet In the EU, Fox Business is reporting that the office of Statoil and Royal Dutch Shell were subjected to “announced inspections,” also known as raids, over charges that unnamed companies have been allegedly reporting faked commodity prices to Platts’ Market-On-Close (MOC) price assessment reports. The price reports are used to generate benchmarks for regional [...]