Tag: Ohio

Ohio becomes eighth state to notify EPA it will allow year-round E15 from 2023

Ohio becomes eighth state to notify EPA it will allow year-round E15 from 2023

June 22, 2022 |

In Ohio, Gov. Mike DeWine has notified the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that he is taking action to allow the year-round sale of lower-carbon, lower-cost E15 in his state beginning in 2023. Ohio joins eight other Midwestern states that took similar action in April. DeWine is exercising the authority granted to state governors under the Clean […]

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Goodyear and Department of Defense eye the unassuming dandelion as domestic source of rubber

Goodyear and Department of Defense eye the unassuming dandelion as domestic source of rubber

April 11, 2022 |

In Ohio, a consortium including tire giant Goodyear and the US Air Force is working to develop a domestic source of natural rubber from dandelions.  Natural rubber has been classified as a strategic raw material that serves as a critical ingredient in military, aircraft and truck tires. More than 90% of the world’s natural rubber […]

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Babcock & Wilcox team with Kiewit to develop 200MW power plant for Grön Fuels

Babcock & Wilcox team with Kiewit to develop 200MW power plant for Grön Fuels

March 31, 2022 |

In Ohio, Babcock & Wilcox announced it will partner with Kiewit Industrial to deliver Fidelis New Energy’s planned net-negative carbon impact biomass power plant at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The 200-megawatt electric plant will be the largest of its kind in the world. The planned facility, called Project Cyclus, will provide power […]

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Ohio Soybean Association joins federal petition in support of domestic biofuels

Ohio Soybean Association joins federal petition in support of domestic biofuels

March 20, 2022 |

In Ohio, at a time of growing consensus on the need for greater reliance on domestic fuel sources, Highland County Press reports that the Ohio Soybean Association joined other state soybean associations in support of a petition to include biofuels in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s vehicle standards. OSA filed the petition with a federal […]

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ARS and OSU researchers develop process for biobutanol from sweet sorghum bagasse

ARS and OSU researchers develop process for biobutanol from sweet sorghum bagasse

February 14, 2022 |

In Ohio, a team of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Ohio State University (OSU) scientists has devised a procedure for making bio-butanol from sweet sorghum bagasse. Bio-butanol derived from cellulosic sugars in agricultural wastes is appealing because of its potential to lessen the reliance on gasoline and other nonrenewable fuels. Bio-butanol, along with ethanol, is […]

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Goodyear launches 70% sustainable-material demonstration tire

Goodyear launches 70% sustainable-material demonstration tire

January 18, 2022 |

In Ohio, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced the release of a demonstration tire with 70% sustainable-material content, including industry-leading innovations. The 70% sustainable-material tire includes 13 featured ingredients across nine different tire components, including those described below. Company performance indicators have shown the component properties to deliver strong overall tire performance. Carbon black is […]

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Marathon and ADM close JV to produce soy oil in North Dakota

Marathon and ADM close JV to produce soy oil in North Dakota

December 15, 2021 |

In Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corp. and ADM announced the closing of their joint venture to produce soybean oil to supply the rapidly growing demand for renewable diesel fuel. The joint venture, which is named Green Bison Soy Processing, LLC, will own and operate a soybean processing complex in Spiritwood, North Dakota, with ADM owning 75% […]

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Ohio House unanimously passes bill providing $10M in tax credits for higher ethanol blends

Ohio House unanimously passes bill providing $10M in tax credits for higher ethanol blends

November 29, 2021 |

In Ohio, the Ohio Country Journal reports that the state’s House of Representatives voted unanimously in favor of House Bill 165 which would provide $10 million in funding over the next four years to provide fuel retailers a 5-cent-per-gallon tax credit for sales of higher ethanol blends between 15% and 85%. The bill must now […]

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AdvanceBio Systems supplying commercial-scale biomass pretreatment reactor system to Prenexus Health

AdvanceBio Systems supplying commercial-scale biomass pretreatment reactor system to Prenexus Health

October 14, 2021 |

In Ohio, AdvanceBio Systems, LLC is supplying a commercial-scale biomass pretreatment reactor system to Prenexus Health for use in expanding the production capacity of its Gilbert, Ariz. facility. Prenexus constructed the Gilbert facility following a technology development program that included piloting the process on AdvanceBio’s SüPR2G biomass pretreatment reactor at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The […]

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New study taps autofluorescence of tissues in species for research

New study taps autofluorescence of tissues in species for research

October 4, 2021 |

In Ohio, in a new study published in the journal Applications in Plant Sciences, scientists obviate the need for specimen staining by tapping into the natural autofluorescence of tissues in species across the plant tree of life. When certain tissue types in both plants and animals absorb light, electrons in their atoms get a jolt […]

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