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QUOTE OF THE WEEK
April 6, 2017 – 4:57 pm | No Comment

Göran Bengtsson, Director of Research and Technology, Future Business, Aeronautics, commenting on the 100% biofuel test flight of a Gripen D single engine fighter: “Gaining independence from imports of oil is important from a defence …

Navy Tests 100-Percent Advanced Biofuel
September 17, 2016 – 4:18 pm | No Comment

by Andrea Watters (Naval Aviation News)  Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus’ energy vision came to fruition in September when the EA-18G “Green Growler” completed flight testing of a 100-percent advanced biofuel at Naval Air Station …

$26/gallon to $2.05 in 42 months: The Inside True Story of the US Navy’s Great Green Fleet
August 1, 2016 – 8:17 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Florida, the Digest and BioChannel.TV released “Sustainable Fuels on Troubled Waters”, the Inside True Story of the US Navy’s Great Green Fleet — a documentary profile on the US …

Biobased Benefits Shine for Energy Security and Economy
July 15, 2016 – 7:47 pm | No Comment

(SoyBiobased.org)  When Lewis Bainbridge learned to fly helicopters for the U.S. military in the 1970s, the fuel crises limited his flight time and he had to wait an hour to get 10 gallons of gasoline. …

The Navy Builds Strength by Saving Energy
July 6, 2016 – 11:34 am | No Comment

by David Ignatius (The Washington Post)  The week of July Fourth is a good moment to salute an unlikely champion of saving energy and switching to alternative fuels — the U.S. Navy. Once a supreme …

Secretary of the Navy Visits USS Mason for Biofuel RAS
June 20, 2016 – 12:16 pm | No Comment

by Janweb B. Lagazo (US Navy, USS Mason)  Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, along with Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy Joseph M. Bryan and Chief of the Italian Navy Adm. Guiseppe …

U.S. Navy ‘Green Fleet’ Fills up with Italian-Made Biofuel
June 17, 2016 – 1:21 pm | No Comment

by Steve Scherer (Reuters)  A U.S. warship took its first delivery of Italian-made biofuel on Thursday as part of the Navy’s program to use more alternative energy.

The USS Mason was refueled alongside an Italian vessel, …

Two CSGs In Mediterranean; Truman Attacking ISIS, Ike Demonstrating ‘Great Green Fleet’
June 10, 2016 – 11:52 am | No Comment

by Megan Eckstein (US Naval Institute News)  … For now, the Ike CSG is involved in Great Green Fleet operations, to include a multi-day passing exercise (PASSEX) with units of the Italian Navy’s Flotta Verde, according to …

Launch of the Great Green Fleet
January 22, 2016 – 11:11 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  $2.05 per gallon for drop-in, non-food advanced biofuels blends. Who would have thought it possible a few years ago.  Well, the Navy for one. Their remarkable vision results in Carrier Strike …

Great Green Fleet: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to the US Navy’s Transition to Renewable Fuels
January 20, 2016 – 6:40 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The Department of the Navy is now buying advanced, drop-in, cost-competitive, next gen renewable fuels. The biofuels sought can be blended in a range of 10 to 50 percent with conventional …

Amidst Drop in Oil Prices, U.S. Navy Deploys ‘Great Green Fleet’
January 20, 2016 – 2:23 pm | No Comment

by David Alexander (Reuters/Yahoo!)  The U.S. Navy will formally deploy its so-called “Great Green Fleet” on Wednesday, sending warships to sea on biofuels even though oil prices have dropped 70 percent since congressional Republicans first …

Greening the Military
January 19, 2016 – 1:25 pm | No Comment

by Sara Stefanini (Politico)  Getting fuel into a war zone can be deadly. One soldier is killed on average for every 24 convoys sent across the mountains and deserts of Pakistan to supply foreign troops in …

Military Takes Clean Energy Seriously, and It’s Not Alone
December 8, 2015 – 1:06 pm | No Comment

by Justin Ford (Las Vegas Sun)  … The U.S. military has long since decided climate change is a “threat multiplier.” Increasing global temperatures mean more dangerous situations around the world — stressing already-fragile states with resource …

Why Veterans Are Pushing for More Clean Energy Back Home
November 12, 2015 – 12:50 pm | No Comment

by Kevin Johnson (Grist/Fusion)  Veterans know firsthand the dangerous challenges that come from fossil-fuel dependence, and many are choosing to help the country transition to a clean-energy economy when they return home.

As a veteran, I personally …

Your Illustrated Guide to the Next World Crisis, Its Energy Roots, the Issues, the Players, the Steps, and Remedies
May 26, 2015 – 4:35 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The Digest’s guide to the links between terror, petroleum dependence, economic stability, and military build-ups, as nations bear down in pursuit of energy security.

In March 2014, Truman National Security Project …

Advanced Biofuels Community Leaders Meet: Persistent and Dogged in the Throes of a Tough Slog
March 16, 2015 – 5:31 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Every year, the annual Washington, DC gathering of leaders in the advanced biofuels world at the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference sports a different “vibe.” In the early days of …

9th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit & Trade Show January 27, 2015 Altoona, Iowa
December 11, 2014 – 6:29 pm | No Comment
9th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit  & Trade Show      January 27, 2015      Altoona, Iowa

The 9th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit and Trade Show

The Summit is FREE & Open to the Public.

Pre-Registration is Required.

Featuring Retired Four-Star GeneralWesley Clark On American Ethanol & Energy Security

Join us January 27, 2015 at …

Advanced Drop-In Biofuels for Commercial Aviation, Marine Shipping, and Military Applications: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts
July 18, 2014 – 5:17 pm | No Comment

(Navigant Research)  Viewed as a game changer in the race to commercialize advanced biofuels, aviation and marine biofuels represent a very significant opportunity for emerging producers in the advanced biofuels industry. Demand for advanced biofuels …

On a More Positive Note at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference
April 22, 2014 – 11:07 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)   After Day 1 at Biofuels Digests’s ABLC which served up depression, aggravation and despair; the group of intrepid travelers on the journey to a bio-based economy pulled themselves together …

USDA and US Navy Explain the Ins and Outs of the Farm-to-Fleet Program at Industry Day: Presentations Available
February 19, 2014 – 12:14 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  At the US Department of Agriculture headquarters building in Washington, DC, on January 30, representatives of the USDA and Navy provided an overview of the newly announced Farm-to-Fleet program …

Agriculture, Navy Secretaries Promote U.S. Military Energy Independence with ‘Farm-to-Fleet’
December 11, 2013 – 4:35 pm | One Comment

(US Department of Agriculture)  Program blends homegrown biofuels with conventional fuels, propelling ships, jets and jobs

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus today announced the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and …

Veterans Enter Fight for RFS
November 20, 2013 – 4:29 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  Two new organizations have entered the fight for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) today as concerns about the future of the RFS deepen with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA)proposed 2014 renewable …

Inside the Military’s Clean-Energy Revolution
February 28, 2013 – 12:17 pm | No Comment

by Julia Whitty (The Atlantic/Mother Jones)  …To get to the Nimitz, 100 miles off Honolulu, our turboprop is flying a 50-50 blend of biofuel and standard JP-5 shipboard aviation fuel. The biofuel is made from algae …

U.S. Army Examines Smaller, Flex-Fuel Generators
August 22, 2012 – 2:05 pm | No Comment

by Adam Stone  (Defense News)  The U.S. Army is testing new power packs that could run on virtually any fuel, including gasoline, ethanol and diesel.

Developed by INI Power of Morrisville, N.C., the alternative energy power …

‘Green Strike Group’ Offers Point of Pride, Not Political Divisiveness
July 23, 2012 – 5:34 pm | No Comment

(25 x ’25)  As the “green strike group” makes its way through the waters of the Pacific Rim this week, the performance of the advanced biofuels helping power many of those ships is a cause …

Pentagon Biofuels Effort Aids Energy Independence
July 17, 2012 – 8:10 pm | No Comment

By Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-New Hampshire) and Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine)  (Politico)  It’s disappointing that Congress may try to second-guess the Pentagon’s attempts to tackle one big problem: our dependence on foreign oil.

Without changes to …

Why the RAND Report on Biofuels and the U.S. Military Has It Wrong
June 22, 2012 – 8:41 pm | No Comment

by Andrew Holland (Consumer Energy Report)  The RAND corporation recently released a report “Promoting International Energy Security” for the U.S. Air Force that, for the most part, contained the conventional wisdom about oil prices and …

Increasing Our National Security with New Technology
May 7, 2012 – 6:28 pm | No Comment

by Retired Lt. Gen. John Castellaw, USMC, American Security Project  (The Hill/Congress Blog)  The United States military is the single largest purchaser of petroleum fuel in the world, burning through about 325,000 barrels of fuel …

Japan, the Pentagon, and the Future of Renewable Energy: Battle Lines Form
March 22, 2012 – 2:54 pm | No Comment

by Andrew DeWitt (The Asia-Pacific Journal)  …The Republicans think they see their chance to throw a wrench in the works. They recently decided to open congressional hearings to try, through focusing on Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, to …

Forum to Address Energy’s Role in National Security
March 9, 2012 – 2:03 pm | No Comment

(Midwest Energy News)  Military leaders are increasingly connecting the dots between energy, climate and national security issues. We’ve reported here before on the U.S. military’s push to go green with solar, biofuels and other renewable technologies.

Across the pond, …

Biofuel Subsidies Need Reform
December 30, 2011 – 11:19 am | No Comment

by Nathanael Green (Energy Now/Natural Resources Defense Council)  …Our dependence on oil hurts our economy, helps our adversaries and puts our security at risk. Each day we send over $1 billion overseas for oil, often …

Military Thinktank Urges US to Cut Oil Use
November 2, 2011 – 11:28 am | No Comment

Suzanne Goldenberg   (The Guardian)  Report from Military Advisory Board says US must reduce energy imports over the next decade as a national security imperative

In its report, the Military Advisory Board said the US should …

Our Troops Deserve the Support that Flows from Domestic Biofuels, Says Gen. Clark
October 20, 2011 – 7:13 am | No Comment

Gen. Wesley K. Clark (Ret.) (Biofuels Digest)  …

Our nation imagines itself the most free and secure in the world, yet this statistic clearly identifies America’s reliance on foreign oil as a significant threat to our economy …

IDGA 3rd Annual Alternative Energy for Defense October 24-26, 2011 Vienna, VA
October 13, 2011 – 9:39 am | No Comment
IDGA 3rd Annual Alternative Energy for Defense      October 24-26, 2011     Vienna, VA

The DoD is making alternative energy a bigger priority than ever before. Conserving energy, lowering costs, reducing reliance on foreign oil, and increasing tactical and strategic security are the goals of new efforts toward “greening” the services. …

Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting Addresses Algae, Biofuels
October 3, 2011 – 11:01 am | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine)  The production of advanced biofuels was one of many renewable energy topics addressed by speakers at the recent annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative. During a keynote lunch address …

The Green Strike Group: The Fuels, The Force, The Skinny
September 13, 2011 – 11:08 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)   …Tactically, a Green Strike Group, powered by renewable diesel-electric engines, nuclear power and aviation biofuels, is able to operate independent of fossil fuel supply line threat or disruption. In …

Department of the Navy Goes Green with Osprey
August 24, 2011 – 3:00 pm | No Comment

(US Navy/Naval Air Systems Command)   The Navy and Marine Corps team reached another milestone toward achieving the Secretary of the Navy’s energy goals by successfully flying a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey on biofuel Aug. …

Senator Warner and Vice Admiral McGinn Discuss Energy Security, Fuel Economy
August 17, 2011 – 9:43 am | No Comment

(The Pew Charitable Trusts)  This week, former Navy secretary and U.S. senator John W. Warner (R-Va.) is traveling with Vice Adm. Dennis V. McGinn (Ret.), vice chairman of the CNA Military Advisory Board, as part …

Oil Is Biggest Military Weakness
July 19, 2011 – 3:41 pm | No Comment

by Senator Mark Udall (Politico)  The Pentagon released its first-ever operational energy strategy last month — a plan that could dramatically cut costs and save service members’ lives. The plan is not about fielding a …

Navy Secretary Mabus Unabashed about ‘Choosing Winners’ in Fuel Market
July 15, 2011 – 11:44 am | No Comment

by John Tomasic (Colorado Independent)  Makes case again for Udall Energy Security Act

Coming on the heels of Colorado Senator Mark Udall’s reintroduction of the Energy Security Act, which would boost efforts to power the military with …

Hinchey, Bartlett, Kingston and Office of Rep. Giffords Announce Formation of Defense Energy Security Caucus
July 8, 2011 – 12:38 pm | No Comment

Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY), Congressman Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD), Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA) and the Office of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) today announced the formation of the Defense Energy Security Caucus (DESC). The Caucus aims to …

Energy Concerns Could Make Panetta First Green DOD Chief
July 8, 2011 – 10:51 am | No Comment

by Annie Snider  (New York Times/Greenwire)  When Leon Panetta was sworn in this morning as the 23rd secretary of Defense, he inherited a force that is more fuel-dependent than ever — a fact that those …

GI Joe, Funding Man from Head to Toe: The DoD and Drop-In Biofuels at Scale
July 1, 2011 – 8:59 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  As the Defense Department looks at its options to directly jump-start drop-in biofuels production at scale, we look at the Defense Production Act – the rationale, the process, the funding, …

Led By DoD, Federal Government Hoping To Fund Biorefineries
July 1, 2011 – 8:05 am | No Comment

by Yuliya Chernova   (Wall Street Journal)  The Department of Defense, an emerging market force in biofuels, is working on a new program to finance non-petroleum fuel production, in collaboration with the departments of energy and …

The Defense Department Is a Significant Driver of New Technology
June 3, 2011 – 7:06 am | No Comment

by Brent Erickson (BIO/Biofuels Digest)  To carry out military and humanitarian missions around the world, U.S. forces require reliable fuel supplies and secure supply lines. The military is as much at the mercy of high …

US Navy Spartan Energy Ethos Means Biofuels (Four Commercial-Scale Biorefineries) and Energy Efficiency for the Fleet and the Country. For How Long? In Perpetuity …
April 14, 2011 – 1:28 pm | No Comment

by Robert E. Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  On April 12th at the Navy League’s 2011 Sea-Air-Space Exposition, the leaders of the US Navy’s 50% petroleum reduction by 2020 program honed in on what it means …

Enabling the Navy’s Great Green Fleet
April 7, 2011 – 10:39 am | No Comment

by Louise Poirier (Fuel Magazine/Ethanol and Biofuels News/Hart Energy)   Amid persistent concerns about supplying the enormous energy demands of the United States’ armed forces, the military is pursuing alternatives, and the Department of the …

The Great Green Fleet
March 23, 2011 – 3:27 pm | No Comment

by James Marvin (The Virginia Pilot)  …Off the capes of Virginia, a modern Navy swift boat cuts a wake at more than 50 miles per hour on fuel made from algae and petroleum. High over …

Marines Trying to Get Afghan Farmers Hooked on Energy Crops
March 22, 2011 – 4:21 pm | No Comment

by Annie Snider  (Greenwire/New York Times)   …Nelson, who has already served two tours in Iraq, spent this past winter tinkering with combinations of cottonseed oil and JP-8, the military’s universal fuel, to find a …

Global Realities
March 7, 2011 – 8:44 am | No Comment

by General K. Wesley Clark (Ret.) (Growth Energy/Biofuels Digest)  …(E)very Administration has warned of America’s addiction to foreign oil but none has dealt successfully with it.

And today we are paying the price. We have seen …

INTERVIEW-Mideast Unrest Shows Need for Alternative Fuels-Mabus
February 24, 2011 – 12:17 pm | No Comment

by Andrea Shalal-Esa   (Reuters)   Oil price rises spurred by spreading unrest in the Middle East underscore why the U.S. military should reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, said U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus.

Every $10 increase …

Air Force Tells Biofuels Industry to ‘Bring It’
February 5, 2011 – 12:46 pm | No Comment

by Grace V. Jean   (National Defense Magazine)  The Air Force within the next five years wants to be able to go on a shopping spree to snap up several hundred million gallons of alternative …

RAND Van Winkle: an Inside Look at RAND’s Controversial Survey of Military Alternative Fuels
February 3, 2011 – 7:43 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …A large number of leading companies, and industry associations, reported that they had had no contact with the RAND report team.

There have been allegations that the RAND team, either through …

RFA Analysis of EPA’s “Preliminary” Triennial Report on Biofuels and the Environment to Congress
February 2, 2011 – 2:04 pm | No Comment

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association) In compliance with Section 204 of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is required to report to Congress every three years on …

RAND Study Says Advanced Biofuels Offer No Direct Military Benefit
January 26, 2011 – 7:32 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …We hereby sentence the authors to a one-year subscription to Biofuels Digest.

We continue to sound the alarm on “studies” that are, in essence, reviews of peer-reviewed literature reviews and interviews …

Advanced Biofuels Association Responds to Faulty Study by RAND
January 25, 2011 – 3:54 pm | No Comment

(Advanced Biofuels Association)  ABFA President Michael McAdams responded to the RAND Corporation’s release today of results of its study, Alternative Fuels for Military Applications:

“Shame on the RAND Corporation as it does a great disservice to …

Algal Biomass Organization Questions Flawed RAND Report
January 25, 2011 – 3:47 pm | No Comment

(Algal Biomass Organization)  Today, the RAND Corporation published a study and accompanying press release calling into question the effectiveness of renewable fuels for military use.

The report can be found here:http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/monographs/2011/RAND_MG969.pdf

A copy of the press release …

No Direct Military Benefit from Use of Alternative Fuels by Armed Forces
January 25, 2011 – 3:43 pm | No Comment

(RAND Corporation)  If the U.S. military increases its use of alternative fuels, there will be no direct benefit to the nation’s armed forces, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

Any benefits from investment in alternative fuels …

Military Signals Advanced Biofuels Demand: 336 Million Gallons per Year by 2020
December 17, 2010 – 9:56 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …This week in Honolulu, Chris Tindal of the US Navy joined advanced biofuels CEOs Jason Pyle of Sapphire Energy and Jonathan Wolfson of Solazyme at BIO’s Pacific Rim Summit, to …

Ethanol Production Nears A Million Barrels Per Day
November 21, 2010 – 3:15 pm | No Comment

(New Energy and Fuel)  …The U.S. is closing in on the million barrel per day milestone.  Cheers in some sections, groans in others, but for America, slashing off the equivalent of 750,000 b/d of imported …

8th Annual Tactical Power Sources Summit January 24-27 Arlington, VA
November 1, 2010 – 11:21 am | No Comment
8th Annual Tactical Power Sources Summit January 24-27 Arlington, VA

Alternative Fuels Focus Day: Monday, January 24, 2011:  Sign up for these in-depth and interactive extended-learning sessions examining case studies and solutions on the latest technologies employed in alternative fuels. During this Focus day, you …

REVIVAL! Hawai’i Bi-O Style: Elite Squad of Scientists Aim to Boost Hawaii via Bioenergy
October 26, 2010 – 6:52 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …Hawaii is a code word meaning “paradise” not only to sun-starved tourists, but to bioenergy developers. It has all the hallmarks of the “perfect market”.

1. A state that generates no …

Navy Unveils Its ‘Mean, Green Riverine Machine’ in Norfolk
October 25, 2010 – 7:52 am | No Comment

by Bill Sizemore (Virginia-Pilot)  The Navy took a step toward breaking its dependence on petroleum Friday, powering up a boat with fuel derived in part from seaweed.

In a demonstration at Norfolk Naval Station, an experimental boat …

EPA Right to Accelerate Auto Ethanol Usage
October 22, 2010 – 11:41 am | No Comment

by Jim Nussell (The Washington Times) letter to editor   Tuesday’s Washington Times editorial “Administration caves to Big Corn” (Comment & Analysis) ignores the hidden costs of our addiction to foreign oil and what moving to higher …

U.S. Military Plan: Get Off Oil By 2040
October 20, 2010 – 3:29 pm | No Comment

by Bill Moore (Reuters/EV World)  In September, the Center for New American Security (CNAS) issued a 36-page study entitled Fueling the Future Force: Preparing the Department of Defense for a Post-Petroleum Era (PDF).

…Why the urgency …

US Fuel Convoys Under Attack, Amplifies Call for Renewable Energy
October 18, 2010 – 11:56 am | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  …U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ 8th) came out in support of bipartisan leaders of the House Armed Services Committee for urging Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates to study new ways of reducing …

On Land, Air and Sea, a Retrofit Mission
August 18, 2010 – 4:31 pm | No Comment

by Todd Woody  (New York Times)  

Want to stimulate demand for renewable energy? Send in the Marines.

That was Navy Secretary Ray Mabus’s message when he outlined plans to slash the Navy and Marine Corps’ dependence on …

Algae – Will Bulls or Bears rule?
August 16, 2010 – 9:01 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)   …A significant number of voices in the community continue to caution that algal biofuels are 10 years away, or likely to arrive at commercial scale only in the waning years …

The Ministry of Oil Defense
August 9, 2010 – 5:11 pm | No Comment

by Peter Maass (Foreign Policy) It’s not polite to say so, but if Americans understood just how many trillions their military was really spending on protecting oil, they wouldn’t stand for it.

Shortly after the Marines …

Securing Foreign Oil: A Case for Including Military Operations in the Climate Change Impact of Fuels
July 23, 2010 – 6:11 pm | No Comment

by Brooke Coleman (Biofuels Digest/New Fuels Alliance)  Securing Foreign Oil is the title of Adam Liska’s and Richard Perrin’s recent article in Environment Magazine detailing why military emissions should be included in the carbon intensity (CI) …

Vilsack: Unlikely Partnership for Our Clean Energy Future
July 15, 2010 – 2:14 pm | No Comment

Tom Vilsak (USDA/Richmond Times-Dispatch)  …America can no longer rely on energy sources that are growing increasingly difficult to find and utilize. We cannot accept an energy future that allows oil producers, whether they are controlled …

Producing and Using Biodiesel in Afghanistan
June 14, 2010 – 11:59 am | No Comment

(biodieselinafghanistan.com)  On December 1, 2009, at West Point, President Obama announced to the nation that the U.S.will send 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan as soon as possible. These additional troops will bring the U.S. total in Afghanistan to around 100,000. The additional …

Ethanol Industry Teams with Veterans
June 3, 2010 – 12:43 pm | No Comment

by Michelle Kautz (DomesticFuel.com)  For another year, the Clean Fuels Development Coalition (CFDC), the Ethanol Across America education campaign, and the FlexFuel Vehicle (FFV) Club paid homage to U.S. Military Vetarans on Memorial Day. The groups …

Corn, Ethanol and the War on Terrorism
May 17, 2010 – 10:36 am | No Comment

by Roy Roberson (Southeast Farm Press)   American farmers are producing enough corn to meet food needs, livestock feed needs and to provide a start for the country’s effort to develop a sustainable energy source to …

“You Have a Friend in Bioenergy”: Sustainability, Advanced Biofuels, Rural Incomes and the Developing World
May 6, 2010 – 3:09 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …With respect to energy security, consider this: it is estimated that ten percent of all US military casualties come from the delivery of fuel. Even if it were true that …