Tag: NAtional Algae Association

National Algae Association releases scathing critique of DOE, Washington

National Algae Association releases scathing critique of DOE, Washington

October 20, 2014 |

In the US, the National Algae Association has begun pushing US algae producers to label their products “Made in the USA” and “USDA Organic” when applicable. In a scathing critique of the Department of Energy, National Laboratories, and Washington D.C., the Association blamed the Department of Energy for “hijacking” the algae product industry and shipping […]

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National Algae Association calls for Manhattan Project for algae

National Algae Association calls for Manhattan Project for algae

March 23, 2014 |

In Texas, the National Algae Association is calling for a Manhattan Project for Algae –  “total and complete collaboration with the commitment to producing advanced biofuels.” “The challenge is to get Washington to re-think its strategy.” according to NAA Executive Director Barry Cohen.   “They’re working with a 45 year old Congressional Mandate, and refuse to […]

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National Algae Association aims to improve standards with Algae Production Certification designation

National Algae Association aims to improve standards with Algae Production Certification designation

November 3, 2013 |

In Texas, the National Algae Association is highlighting its NAA Algae Production Certification designation was introduced as an objective measure of the experience, knowledge and integrity that is necessary to conduct commercial algae production. The Certification Program establishes quality standards for an otherwise unregulated industry. Completing the algae production certification process, according the NAA, provides […]

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Algae: Times and Needs Have Changed

Algae: Times and Needs Have Changed

May 16, 2013 |

By Barry Cohen, Executive Director, National Algae Association The DoE has spent $2.5 billion on algae research but to date nothing has been commercialized. Why? Because their mission is to develop technologies. It’s not their problem or concern what happens to them – they just continue to develop them! We need your help! We need […]

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No Matter Who Wins The Presidency, Addiction to Foreign Oil Will Still Be a Problem

No Matter Who Wins The Presidency, Addiction to Foreign Oil Will Still Be a Problem

October 18, 2012 |

By the National Algae Association This addiction is not a Republican or a Democratic issue. It’s an American problem, and algae is one solution. As former Shell CEO John Hoffmeister asked, “Why do we need political permission to get off of foreign oil?” The Environmental Protection Agency says that, so long as you follow the existing […]

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NAA hosts algae growing, harvest & extraction conference in PA

NAA hosts algae growing, harvest & extraction conference in PA

[ 1 ] May 4, 2011 |

In Pennsylvania, the National Algae Association will hold the Algae Growing, Harvesting, Extraction Technologies and Networking Conference, May 19 at the Keystone Industrial Port Complex, Fairless Hills. The meeting will focus on progress in growing, harvesting and extraction methods, along with proven technologies that are ready for commercial-scale algae production.

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