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Call to Action for a Truly Sustainable Renewable Future
August 8, 2013 – 5:07 pm | No Comment

-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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Biodiesel Sunflower Power Hits a Speed Bump
April 24, 2017 – 7:27 pm | No Comment

by Brian Perry (Maui News)  Photogenic crop attracts more attention than area can safely handle  —  “No Trespassing” signs have been posted around Pacific Biodiesel Technologies’ experimental crop of sunflowers on 14 acres near the …

Greenpeace Blocks IOI’s Palm Oil Refinery at Port of Rotterdam
September 29, 2016 – 6:02 pm | No Comment

by Ilari Kauppila (Biofuels International) Activists from Greenpeace blocked entry to a palm oil refinery at the Port of Rotterdam for seven hours on Tuesday due to claims of the plant being linked to Indonesian environmental concerns.

A …

3 Ways Youth are Engaging with the Global Goals
March 3, 2016 – 11:50 am | No Comment

by Donya Nasser  (United Nations Foundation)  In 2015, world leaders adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which provide a shared global development agenda from now until 2030. These goals build on the eight Millennium Development Goals that …

Opinion: South Dakotans Send Ethanol Message
February 23, 2016 – 4:30 pm | No Comment

by Orrie Swayze (AgWeek)  The idea that shale makes us crude oil independent is an oil industry fantasy that enables us to deny we willfully sacrifice our troops to fight endless Middle East conflicts to support …

Group Protests Methane Plant in West End
August 25, 2015 – 10:14 am | No Comment

by Deborah Yetter (Courier-Journal)  A spirited group of protesters marched more than 20 blocks along West Broadway Sunday afternoon to show their opposition to a proposed plant in the area that would produce methane by composting …

Firefighters Turned Chemists: Rio Rico Fire Leading Charge on Biodiese
February 18, 2014 – 4:31 pm | No Comment

by Rikki Mitchell (KGUN 9 News)  … “There’s a lot of technical processes to go through and there’s a few of us that know how to do it,” said Patrick McCarthy, public information officer for Rio Rico Fire.

The …

Info Meetings on Energy Beets Set around North Dakota
January 31, 2014 – 6:25 pm | No Comment

(Bismark Tribune)  Informational meetings are being held in several North Dakota cities this week to update farmers on the effort to develop a biofuel sugar beet industry in the state.

The development of beets as a …

Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Hosts a Biofuel Forum for Republican Senate Candidates
December 23, 2013 – 6:27 pm | No Comment

(Iowa Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  On the sixth anniversary of the signing of the expanded federal renewable fuel standard (RFS) into law, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association hosted a renewable fuels forum for Iowa’s …

New Winter Crop, Mini-Biorefinery to Launch in DeWitt
October 29, 2013 – 12:00 pm | No Comment

by Stephanie Fischer (Stuttgart Daily Leader)  DeWitt became the first Community of Innovation after city leaders saw the opportunity in developing a biofuel resource.

A new winter crop and the technology to turn it into biofuel …

Catalan Schools Collect Used Oil to Produce Biodiesel
October 4, 2013 – 12:30 pm | No Comment

(LaVanguardia.com)  The project was born in the Bages and extends to eight counties more | It aims to raise awareness of the importance of recycling

About 25,000 students from schools from nine counties Catalonia , Central …

Legislators: Global Partners Will Not Pursue Ethanol Transport by Train
July 2, 2013 – 5:00 pm | No Comment

by Erin Baldissari (Wicked Local Cambridge)   Facing pressure from legislators and residents, representatives from Global Partners LP said they would withdraw their proposal July 1 to ship ethanol by train through some of the region’s most densely …

Brock University and Niagara College Students Provided Educational Opportunities with Welland Biodiesel Company
February 12, 2013 – 10:23 am | No Comment

(Great Lakes Biodiesel/BusinessWire)  World Class Niagara-based Educational Institutions Provide Companies Like Great Lakes Biodiesel with Access to Top Notch R&D Facilities and Highly Trained Job Ready Graduates

Great Lakes Biodiesel (GLB) in Welland has partnered with …

FOGFUELS™ Announces Partnership with the City of Atlanta
February 12, 2013 – 10:10 am | No Comment

(FOGFUELS)  The City of Atlanta Brings on FOGFUELS to Help Clean Up Sewage and Create a Sustainable Energy Source

FOGFUELS™ announced a new partnership with the City of Atlanta. FOGFUELS will use its patented process to transform …

Momentum Builds after Second Annual Civic and Small-Xcale Biofuels Convening
January 12, 2013 – 6:32 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels Center of North Carolina)  The Biofuels Center received incredibly positive feedback from its 13 December 2012 event, Civic and Small-scale Biofuels Statewide: A Second Annual Convening of Civic, Production, and Agency Parties. The event, held …

Smyrna Is First Metro City with Biodiesel Program
January 2, 2013 – 11:40 am | No Comment

by Jennifer Griffies  (WSBRadio.com)  Smyrna becomes the first city in metro Atlanta to start a biodiesel program.  Construction on the project, which makes its own fuel for its vehicles, began about a year-and-a-half ago when …

Villagers, Police Clash over Disputed Land
January 1, 2013 – 6:00 pm | No Comment

by Obey Manayiti (News Day)   Dozens of angry villagers last week fought running battles with Zimbabwe Republic Police officers over disputed land between villagers and Green Fuel in Chisumbanje.

The clashes started last Monday, but turned …

Biodiesel Facility Opens in Cherokee
December 26, 2012 – 7:29 pm | No Comment

(Cherokee One Feather)  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is making its own biodiesel fuel from waste oil and grease in a new facility located behind the Cherokee Transportation Center.  The facility, which can make …

The Louisville Biodiesel Cooperative, MSD and the The Green Triangle in the 9th District Announce Waste Cooking Oil Recycling Partnership
December 2, 2011 – 4:47 pm | No Comment

(PR NewsWire)  The Louisville Biodiesel Cooperative, the Louisville/Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) and The Green Triangle in the 9th District are pleased to announce a partnership to recycle Waste Cooking Oil.

The first recycling station is: Louisville …