Tag: giant reed

Miscanthus, other feedstocks deemed invasive in National Wildlife Federation report.

Miscanthus, other feedstocks deemed invasive in National Wildlife Federation report.

June 24, 2012 |

In Virginia, scientists from the National Wildlife Federation released a report regarding species of plants used for biofuels feedstocks that have recently been labeled as harmful invaders. The list includes giant reed, canary grass, and napiergrass, as well as the Cylindro strain of algae. The report also warns about miscanthus, which can threaten natural habitats. […]

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EPA says not now, maybe later to camelina, energy cane, napiergrass, and giant reed as biofuels feedstocks

EPA says not now, maybe later to camelina, energy cane, napiergrass, and giant reed as biofuels feedstocks

March 6, 2012 |

In Washington, the EPA withdrew the direct final rule to allow camelina, energy cane, napiergrass, and giant reed to meet the RFS2. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said: “EPA published a direct final rule on January 5, 2012 (77 FR 700) to amend the Renewable Fuel Standard program regulations. The amendments would have expanded Table 1 […]

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