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Call to Action for a Truly Sustainable Renewable Future
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-Include high octane/high ethanol Regular Grade fuel in EPA Tier 3 regulations.
-Use a dedicated, self-reducing non-renewable carbon user fee to fund renewable energy R&D.
-Start an Apollo-type program to bring New Ideas to sustainable biofuel and …

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Midwest Aviation Sustainable Biofuels Initiative (MASBI) Findings and Recommendations 2013
June 30, 2013 – 6:10 pm | No Comment

(Midwest Aviation Sustainable Biofuels Initiative)  MASBI found that a coordinated effort by both private and public interests would be one of the most effective ways to move the Midwest biofuels industry forward and take a …

Turning the Page: Reimagining the National Labs in the 21st Century Innovation Economy
June 30, 2013 – 1:47 pm | No Comment

(Center for Clean Energy Innovation)  The National Labs are a tremendous R&D resource, but their operations are still based on a decades-old management model that no longer meets the needs of our modern innovation ecosystem. …

EPA Says Refiners May Exceed Ethanol Blend Limits in 2014
June 27, 2013 – 7:07 pm | No Comment

by Mark Drajem (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)  Refiners may be forced to exceed 10 percent ethanol in their fuels next year in order to meet congressionally mandated renewable-fuel standards, according the Environmental Protection Agency.

In his testimony today, …

EFSA Unable to Conclude Syngenta GM Corn Application
June 27, 2013 – 5:14 pm | No Comment

(Pesticide and Chemical Policy)  The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) says it has been unable to reach a conclusion on GM corn application by Syngenta due to “insufficient data,” Agra Europe reports
EFSA said Syngenta “failed to provide …

A Slimy Marine Organism Fit for Biofuel and Salmon Feed
June 27, 2013 – 5:08 pm | No Comment

(The Research Council of Norway) …The yellowish, slimy growth that many of us have come across on ropes that have lain in seawater is the marine organism known as tunicates.
Tunicates are basically living filter tubes …

The Next Fleet of Automobiles Powered By… Termites?
June 27, 2013 – 4:58 pm | No Comment

(Wall Street Daily)  …Meet the gribble.
Essentially, gribbles are the termites of the sea. That is, they’re marine pests that feed exclusively on wood. As you can imagine, that doesn’t make them very popular with the …

Turkish Airlines to Study Biodiesel Options with Solena Fuels
June 27, 2013 – 4:52 pm | No Comment

(Business Times/Reuters) Turkish Airlines has signed a letter of intent with US company Solena Fuels Corporation to evaluate alternatives on production of biodiesel in Turkey. READ MORE

World Cooking Oil Production Seen Exceeding Demand by Oil World
June 27, 2013 – 4:29 pm | No Comment

by Rudy Ruitenberg (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)  Production of vegetable oils and fats will probably exceed demand in 2013-14 on rising output of sunflower-seed oil and soybean oil combined with “sluggish” biodiesel demand, Oil World forecast.
…Unchanged biodiesel mandates …

Government of Canada Encourages Innovative Biofuel Production in Sarnia
June 27, 2013 – 4:24 pm | No Comment

(Digital Journal/FedDev Ontario)  Woodland Biofuels Inc. is receiving a contribution to operate a plant that will produce low-cost biofuel from waste. Patricia Davidson, Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton, announced the funding today on behalf of …

ENOGEN® Corn to Present ‘American Ethanol 200’ NASCAR Truck Race at Iowa Speedway
June 27, 2013 – 4:16 pm | No Comment

(Syngenta/Iowa Speedway)  Officials at Iowa Speedway announced today (June 24, 2013) that Syngenta and its Enogen brand seed corn will be the presenting sponsor for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Newton …

RIN Amounts Indicate Positive Trend for Biodiesel
June 27, 2013 – 4:12 pm | No Comment

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com)  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) figures for Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) shows in 2.5 billion 2012 RINs across the biodiesel (D4), advanced (D5), and renewable (D6) categories. Of this total, just over …

Obama Unveils Climate Change Plan; “Less Coal, for Sure”; International, Executive Actions Highlighted
June 27, 2013 – 3:54 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …LCFS = Low Carbon Fuel Standard Less Coal, For Sure    What’s up? What’s the 6-point plan – what does it mean for you, and for biofuels?
…The problems, as the …

Increased Enzyme Binding to Substrate Is Not Necessary for More Efficient Cellulose Hydrolysis
June 27, 2013 – 3:32 pm | No Comment

by Dahai Gao, Shishir P. S. Chundawat, Anurag Sethi, Venkatesh Balana, S. Gnanakaran, and Bruce E. Dale (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)  Substrate binding is typically one of the rate-limiting steps preceding enzyme catalytic …

Rise in Alternative Fuels Prompts Launch of Training Network
June 27, 2013 – 3:01 pm | No Comment

(AltEnergyMag.com)  Some of the nation’s top alternative fuel experts have joined forces to form the Alternative Fuel Training Network, launched this month on the new website AFVtraining.net.
Thanks to a surge in the rise of alternative …

Australian PM Falls in Leadership Tilt; Climate Change Minister, Treasurer Also Resign
June 27, 2013 – 2:55 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Australia, Climate Change Minister Greg Combet has resigned, following the defeat of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard in a leadership ballot for the Federal Labor Party.  … Labor MPs had …

Solazyme Roquette: Le Break-Up en La Boulangerie
June 25, 2013 – 6:53 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Solazyme and Roquette dissolve their nutritionals JV; Solazyme to accelerate under its own flag; stock plunges.  What’s up? Who said “sorry?” on the way out the door?
It was a terse …

If Sunset Lifts, Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program Could Bring Heavy Investments
June 25, 2013 – 5:55 pm | No Comment

by Spencer Richley (Clean Energy Fuels/Sustainable Business Oregon)   Time is running out for the Oregon Legislature to lift the sunset on the Clean Fuels Program, a practical program that would greatly benefit Oregon consumers’ pocketbooks …

Propelling Alternative Fuels Forward
June 25, 2013 – 5:51 pm | No Comment

by Brian Berk  (Convenience Store News)   …Retailer Propel Fuels Inc. believes in the future of alternative fuels and is devoted to being a better steward to the earth — something it says its E85 and biodiesel offerings can provide. The …

U.S. FTC Said to Open Probe of Oil Price-Fixing After EU
June 25, 2013 – 5:40 pm | No Comment

by Sara Forden (Bloomberg)  The U.S. Federal Trade Commission opened a formal investigation into how prices of crude oil and petroleum-derived products are set, mirroring a European Union inquiry, two people familiar with the matter …

ACORE Releases New Study Highlighting Key Strategies to Scale-Up U.S. Renewable Energy Investment
June 25, 2013 – 5:33 pm | No Comment

(ACORE)  A new study was released today by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF), and Climate Policy Initiative at the Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street where hundreds of leaders …

Biofuel Project in Kenya Ignites Land, Environmental Disputes
June 25, 2013 – 3:56 pm | No Comment

by Robyn Dixon (Los Angeles Times)  Foreign firms seeking land in Africa for biofuel crops run into opposition from communities and environmental activists despite promising jobs and development.
With its leaf-thatched mud huts, bad roads, chronic …

National Biodiesel Board Issues Statement on Obama Climate Proposal
June 25, 2013 – 3:02 pm | No Comment

(National Biodiesel Board/Biodiesel Magazine)  …As this plan makes clear, a key part of the equation in addressing climate change is breaking our dependence on fossil fuels. Biodiesel can help do that in a practical, cost-effective …

Conversation with Racing Legend Bobby Rahal at Detroit Grand Prix
June 25, 2013 – 11:09 am | No Comment

by Robert Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA) While attending the Detroit Grand Prix races earlier this month, we had the opportunity to spend some time with racing legend Bobby Rahal. Bobby is the 1986 Indianapolis 500 …

DINEEN: Natural Gas Is Not Renewable
June 24, 2013 – 12:20 pm | No Comment

by Bob Dinneen (Bay Area Citizen/Renewable Fuels Association)  Natural gas is not renewable, nor is it the future of ethanol.
But let’s start at the beginning. Congressman Pete Olson recently penned an op-ed to Houston Community …

Court Nixes Appeal over Added Ethanol in Gasoline
June 24, 2013 – 12:04 pm | No Comment

(Associated Press) The Supreme Court has rejected challenges to Environmental Protection Agency decisions allowing an increase in ethanol content in gasoline.  READ MORE and MORE (The Washington Post) and MORE (Renewable Fuels Association) and MORE (The Hill …

BP Not in Step with Industry on Renewable Fuel Regulations
June 24, 2013 – 12:00 pm | No Comment

by Mark Drajem  (The Washington Post/Bloomberg)  As Congress considers scaling back or abolishing U.S. rules that mandate the use of renewable fuels, it has the full-throated support of the petroleum industry — with one major …

Obama to Announce Tuesday He Will Regulate Existing Power Plants as Part of Climate Strategy
June 24, 2013 – 11:51 am | No Comment

by Juliet Eilperin (The Washington Post)  … In Saturday’s statement, Obama emphasized the economic opportunities that could come from tackling carbon emissions.
“We’ll need scientists to design new fuels, and farmers to grow them,” he said. “We’ll …

Cellulosic Ethanol: Scale-Up and Commercialization – Part 2
June 21, 2013 – 2:55 pm | No Comment

by David Glass (D Glass Associates)  In the final breakout session of the BIO World Congress on June 19, there was a second panel on scale-up and commercialization of cellulosic ethanol. As with the session …

Freedom of Choice: E20 Ethanol Blends Take the Value Crown from Gasoline, E10
June 20, 2013 – 10:09 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Freedom of choice, it turns out, drives better value for drivers.  The Digest goes in-depth to look at real-world data — and the power of free markets in fossil and …

Technip Awarded FEED Contract for a New Biomass-to-Liquid Plant in Finland
June 20, 2013 – 10:00 am | No Comment

Technip was awarded by Forest BtL Oy a contract, worth approximately €5 million, for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) of a new second generation biomass-to-liquid* (BTL) plant to be built on Ajos island, Finland. …

BIO World Congress Cellulosic Ethanol Panel: The Latest on Commercialization Progress
June 18, 2013 – 8:46 pm | No Comment

by David Glass (D Glass Associates)  One of the morning sessions at the Tenth Annual BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology put four of the companies in the forefront of commercial development of cellulosic ethanol …

Keystone Farm Show January 7-9, 2014 York, PA
June 15, 2013 – 6:58 pm | No Comment
Keystone Farm Show    January 7-9, 2014   York, PA

The Keystone Farm Show is the fastest growing farm show on the East Coast! Started in January of 1998 to address the needs of agrimarketers in the Mid-Atlantic area, the show has nearly tripled in …

5th Palm Oil Summit August 20-21, 2013 Jakarta, Indonesia
June 15, 2013 – 6:30 pm | No Comment
5th Palm Oil Summit   August 20-21, 2013   Jakarta, Indonesia

Themed:”Sustainable Yield Improvement, Maximizing Productivity &Best Management Practices
Key Note Speech:  Cargill’s Journey and Approach Towards Sustainable Palm Oil”
Key topics
·         Increasing Yield and Maximizing Productivity per hectra
·         Clonal Propagation of Oil Palm and potential in Indonesia …

Seagriculture – Exploring the Seaweed Chain: 2nd International Seaweed Conference September 25-26, 2013 Den Helder/Texel, The Netherlands
June 15, 2013 – 6:21 pm | No Comment
Seagriculture – Exploring the Seaweed Chain: 2nd International Seaweed Conference  September 25-26, 2013    Den Helder/Texel, The Netherlands

DLG BENELUX, Wageningen UR (PRI & IMARES) and MCN are happy to announce the 2nd International Seaweed Conference, organised in cooperation with NIOZ, TNO, ECN, Hortimare, ATO, Blueport, Stichting Zeewierboerderij & Provincie Noord-Holland. This international conference will take place in Den Helder/Texel, The Netherlands from …

CALL FOR PAPERS 11 th International Conference on Biofuels: Fuels of the Future 2014 January 20-21 Berlin, Germany DEADLINE June 21
June 15, 2013 – 6:14 pm | No Comment
CALL FOR PAPERS 11 th International Conference on Biofuels: Fuels of the Future 2014 January 20-21 Berlin, Germany   DEADLINE   June 21

The German BioEnergy Association (BBE) and the Union for the Promotion of Oilseeds and Protein Plants (UFOP) cordially invite paper proposals for the 11th International Conference on Biofuels “Fuels of the Future 2014″, which will …

11 th International Conference on Biofuels: Fuels of the Future 2014 January 20-21 Berlin, Germany
June 15, 2013 – 6:10 pm | No Comment
11 th  International Conference on Biofuels:  Fuels of the Future 2014  January 20-21   Berlin, Germany

The conference will be held in the light of the possible changes to the Renewable Energy and Fuel Quality Directive (RED: 2009/28/EC and FQD: 98/70/EC) in November 2013 arising from the so-called trialogue procedure between …

CALL FOR PAPERS 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotech and Bioenergy December 8-11, 2013 San Diego, CA DEADLINE July 31
June 15, 2013 – 5:53 pm | No Comment
CALL FOR PAPERS 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotech and Bioenergy   December 8-11, 2013    San Diego, CA   DEADLINE  July 31

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) invites leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit proposals and abstracts for panels, individual papers and posters for the 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy. …

5th Annual OPIS RFS2, RINs & Biodiesel Forum October 17-18, 2013 Chicago, IL
June 15, 2013 – 5:45 pm | No Comment
5th Annual OPIS RFS2, RINs & Biodiesel Forum     October 17-18, 2013    Chicago, IL

Call it what you want, but the message is the same – RINs are out of control, and the future is not looking bright.
Ethanol RIN prices started the year at a mere 7cts/gal and in …

Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit October 21-23, 2013 Minneapolis, MN
June 15, 2013 – 5:13 pm | No Comment
Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit    October 21-23, 2013    Minneapolis, MN

What issues will be covered in the 2013 agenda?

Shifts in trade flows and emerging trends in the global oilseed and grains supply chain
New developments in vegetable oil usage for food, fuel and industrial applications
New oil …

REQUEST FOR SPEAKERS Energy, Utility and Environment Conference February 3-5, 2014 Phoenix, AZ DEADLIINE June 30, 2013
June 15, 2013 – 4:41 pm | No Comment
REQUEST FOR SPEAKERS Energy, Utility and Environment Conference February 3-5, 2014 Phoenix, AZ   DEADLIINE June 30, 2013

What is EUEC?

EUEC 2014 is the 17th annual energy, utility and environment conference

EUEC has been held annually in Arizona since 1995.

EUEC is the USA’s largest, longest-running, professional networking and educational event of its kind.

Over 2,000 delegates network …

Energy, Utility and Environment Conference February 3-5, 2014 Phoenix, AZ
June 15, 2013 – 4:37 pm | No Comment
Energy, Utility and Environment Conference   February 3-5, 2014  Phoenix, AZ

What is EUEC?

EUEC 2014 is the 17th annual energy, utility and environment conference

EUEC has been held annually in Arizona since 1995.

EUEC is the USA’s largest, longest-running, professional networking and educational event of its kind.

Over 2,000 delegates network …

Symbiosis Conference: Expanding Commercialization of Mutualistic Microbes to Increase Bioenergy Crop Production June 20–21, 2013 Ithaca, New York
June 15, 2013 – 4:25 pm | No Comment
Symbiosis Conference: Expanding Commercialization of Mutualistic Microbes to Increase Bioenergy Crop Production   June 20–21, 2013    Ithaca, New York

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office is hosting a conference on expanding commercialization of products incorporating mutualistic microbes in order to increase biomass production. The conference will be held on June 20–21, 2013, …

Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Lead Auditor Training September 3-5, 2013 Madrid, Spain
June 15, 2013 – 3:36 pm | No Comment
Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Lead Auditor Training    September 3-5, 2013    Madrid, Spain

The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) is an international multi-stakeholder initiative that brings together farmers, companies, non-governmental organizations, experts, governments, and intergovernmental agencies concerned with ensuring the sustainability of biofuels production and processing. Since 2006 …

F.O. Lichts Sugar & Ethanol Africa 2013 September 10-12 Durban, South Africa
June 15, 2013 – 3:29 pm | No Comment
F.O. Lichts Sugar & Ethanol Africa 2013    September 10-12     Durban, South Africa

At this event you will be able to:
• Identify production growth opportunities within the African continent
• Look at intra-region and international trade dynamics and identify supply gaps for both fuel and non-fuel ethanol
• Assess production …

World Bio Markets USA – Advanced Biofuels Webinar August 14, 2013
June 15, 2013 – 3:18 pm | No Comment
World Bio Markets USA – Advanced Biofuels Webinar   August 14, 2013

The Role of Partnerships in Advanced Biofuels Reaching Commercial Scale in the US
In line with 4th annual leading North American bio-based markets event World Bio Markets USA, Green Power Conferences is pleased to announce a free …

3rd Algae World Australia August 26-28, 2013 Adelaide, South Australia
June 15, 2013 – 3:09 pm | No Comment
3rd Algae World Australia   August 26-28, 2013  Adelaide, South Australia

Energy security is high on the agenda for Australia as the nation becomes increasingly vulnerable to overseas fuel supply disruption.
It is reported that as of now, 85 per cent of Australia’s transport fuel now comes …

USDA Accepting Applications for Advanced Biofuel, REAP Programs
June 14, 2013 – 7:53 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  On June 11 the USDA Rural Business Cooperative Service has published a notice of contract proposals in the Federal Register, announcing the availability of $98.6 million for payments under …

U.S. Military & Renewable Energy Industry Forum July 18, 2013 Washington, DC
June 14, 2013 – 5:05 pm | No Comment
U.S. Military & Renewable Energy Industry Forum   July 18, 2013   Washington, DC

The Department of Defense has heard the industry’s message about how to effectively deploy renewable energy, but significant challenges remain. As the military transitions from testing and goal setting to deploying active project pipelines, close …

Advanced Biofuels USA Urges Introspection on Climate Change at Congressional Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum in Washington, D.C
June 13, 2013 – 12:58 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA) Robert E. Kozak, Advanced Biofuels USA founder and board member began his remarks at the Congressional Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum in Washington, D.C June 12, with …

World Bio Markets Brazil – Export Market Potential Webinar August 8, 2013
June 11, 2013 – 7:59 pm | No Comment
World Bio Markets Brazil – Export Market Potential Webinar   August 8, 2013

A ONE HOUR FREE WEBINAR ON THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR BRAZIL TO EXPORT BIO-BASED PRODUCTS
The Bio-Based community is becoming increasingly international. With cargoes being production potential and demand requirements playing key roles in the facilitation of …

World Bio Markets Brazil – Advanced Biofuels Webinar July 18, 2013
June 11, 2013 – 7:54 pm | No Comment
World Bio Markets Brazil – Advanced Biofuels Webinar   July 18, 2013

A ONE HOUR FREE WEBINAR LOOKING AT CHP VS. ADVANCED BIOFUELS IN BRAZIL 
Brazil is the long time power house of feedstock production and investment opportunities serving the biofuels markets both at home and internationally. However, …

Biomass for Energy and Transportation Fuels: An EU Perspective
June 11, 2013 – 4:46 pm | No Comment

by Aino Siirala (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The 21st European Biomass conference and Exhibition was held in Copenhagen on June 3-7, 2013, gathering almost 2000 attendees.
Denmark, one of the world’s leading countries in the green energy …

Advanced Biofuels USA Announces Plans to Exhibit and Speak at Congressional Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency EXPO and Forum June 12
June 11, 2013 – 12:39 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Advanced Biofuels USA, an internationally respected nonprofit educational organization dedicated to promoting the understanding, development and use of advanced biofuels as an energy security, economic development, military flexibility and …

United Planes to Fly on Advanced Biofuel
June 7, 2013 – 12:56 pm | No Comment

by Jennifer A. Dlouhy (SF Gate)  United Airlines on Tuesday announced it has committed to buy at least 15 million gallons of cleaner-burning renewable jet fuel from a Los Angeles-based refinery, marking a potentially major breakthrough …

We Came in Peace: The Renewable Fuel Standard and the Spirit of Innovation
June 7, 2013 – 9:36 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The EPREINC scenario—One chart was prepared by the Energy Policy Research Foundation for its Congressional testimony on the Renewable Fuel Standard yesterday.

EPRINC’s scenario foresees a big shortfall between the production …

Busting Big Oil Myths on the RFS and Ethanol, Part III: ILUC and Greenhouse Gases
June 6, 2013 – 4:47 pm | No Comment

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/The Energy Collective)  …Incredibly, the American Petroleum Institute’s anti-RFS “training center” (yes, Big Oil has a “training center” apparently intended to spawn an army of certified RFS haters) has the …

Clariant Demonstrates Sunliquid Process with Stover, Bagasse
June 6, 2013 – 4:32 pm | No Comment

by  Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Not quite a year after opening a demonstration facility, Switzerland-based specialty chemicals company Clariant AG announced that it has expanded the feedstocks successfully converted to cellulosic ethanol beyond wheat …

What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Ethanol Fuel?
June 6, 2013 – 4:12 pm | No Comment

(WiseGEEK)  In an effort to find a viable alternative to foreign oil, many politicians and environmental groups have been heavily promoting the advantages of ethanol fuel. Ethanol is a primarily plant-based fuel which can be …

Letter to the Editor — Dinneen: E15 is Well-Tested
June 6, 2013 – 4:07 pm | No Comment

by Bob Dinneen (Renewable Fuels Association) I’m writing in response to the guest opinion piece that ran on May 18 by Stephen Buck. It was addressed to Congresswoman Bustos and entitled “Stop Using E15 Fuel Until Further …

EPA to Issue Ethanol Use Targets This Summer
June 6, 2013 – 4:01 pm | No Comment

by Ayesha Rascoe (Reuters)  The Environmental Protection Agency plans to announce targets for U.S. ethanol use in 2013 and 2014 this summer, an EPA official told lawmakers on Wednesday, even as critics of the program …

Renewable Fuels Association Disputes Study on Climate Change Impacts on Corn Production
June 6, 2013 – 3:54 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Renewable Fuels Association has spoken out to criticize a study published by Rice University and the University of California-Davis that claims climate change will increase irrigation costs for …

Busting Big Oil Myths on the RFS and Ethanol, Part II: Food Prices
June 6, 2013 – 3:48 pm | No Comment

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/The Energy Collective)  …Big Oil’s PR machine regurgitates these myths via conference calls with reporters, meetings with editorial boards, sham studies, paid advertising, social media and many other channels. Their …

Biofuels Industry Criticizes Content of House RFS Hearing
June 6, 2013 – 3:48 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  On June 5, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements held a hearing on the federal renewable fuel standard (RFS). …

EPA Review of RFS Pathway Petitions (Comments on Illinois Study)
June 6, 2013 – 3:38 pm | No Comment

by David Glass (DGlassAssociates)  A new study was published last week by two researchers at the University of Illinois Energy Biosciences Institute, James S.N. McCubbins and A. Bryan Endres, regarding the length of time the Environmental Protection Agency …

Can Advanced Biofuels Help Revitalize IndyCar?
June 5, 2013 – 12:53 pm | No Comment

by Robert Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA) The car racing carnival came to Detroit this past weekend. The venue was Belle Isle, once a beautiful island park in the Detroit River that served as a verdant …

Mazda Wins Again with SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel: Is It Renewable?
June 4, 2013 – 4:59 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  NASCAR’s sportscar racing division, GrandAm, and Green Racing aren’t words that you see together.  For one thing, GrandAm competitors race on all-petroleum race fuel. Yet, GrandAm and the American Le …