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Untold Story of DDGS’ Positive Environmental Impact
April 28, 2017 – 5:15 pm | No Comment

by Ann Bailey (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  DDGS’ environmental benefits include methane reduction in cows, better phosphorus utilization reducing loss to the environment, improved sustainability.   —  The benefits in feeding distillers grains are well known—it’s …

PHYCO2, MSU Make Wastewater Reusable through Pure Algae Growth
February 14, 2017 – 2:22 pm | No Comment

(PHYCO2/Biodiesel Magazine)  PHYCO2 LLC, an emerging algae production, waste water treatment and carbon dioxide sequestration company, announced the successful treatment of wastewater from breweries to comply with state water discharge limits for nitrates and phosphates. During Phase …

The Everglades Foundation Officially Kicks Off Search for Algae Bloom Solution with Four-year, $10-million Prize
December 13, 2016 – 12:08 pm | No Comment

(Everglades Foundation)  The Everglades Foundation (The Foundation) today officially kicked off its four-year, $10-million George Barley Water Prize at the “Tapping Innovation: Breakthrough Thinking, Action & Awards” event at the Miami Science Barge, unveiling the …

Fuel from Sewage Is the Future – and It’s Closer than You Think
November 4, 2016 – 10:52 am | No Comment

(Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)  Technology converts human waste into bio-based fuel  —  It may sound like science fiction, but wastewater treatment plants across the United States may one day turn ordinary sewage into biocrude oil, …

Can Beets Provide Wealth for the Shore and Fuel the World?
October 24, 2016 – 3:35 pm | No Comment

by Jeremy Cox (DelmarvaNow)  …   The beet plants bred by his (Frank Turano’s) company, meanwhile, appear to be largely free of disease. And they’re producing tubers up to twice the size of the commercial varieties growing …

Ominous Dead Zone Grows in Gulf of Mexico
September 19, 2016 – 3:45 pm | No Comment

by David Sikes (Corpus Christie Caller-Times)  … Government and independent scientists believe the main cause is a chain reaction stemming from nutrient runoff from the watershed of the Mississippi River and its tributaries, which drains 31 …

RIT Partners with Synergy Biogas on Algae Project
June 3, 2016 – 2:13 pm | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine) Rochester Institute of Technology and Synergy Biogas are exploring the environmental benefits of microalgae to clean agricultural wastewater and make biofuels. Jeff Lodge, associate professor in RIT’s Thomas Gosnell School of Life …

Algae-Derived Biofuels Gain Traction as Commercial Viability Increases
January 11, 2016 – 2:26 pm | No Comment

(Eco-Business/Future Market Insights)  Algaculture, the farming of algae for fuel, is gaining traction globally as governments and private players look to leverage on the potential of algae as a biofuel. Concerns about depleting oil resources …

Biosensor Technology Will Visualize Movement of Phosphate from Soil Fungi to Plant Roots
December 11, 2015 – 11:46 am | No Comment

(Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research/EurekAlert!)  DOE-funded project will track movement of phosphate in real time  —  Professor Maria Harrison has received part of a $1.2 million grant from the Department of Energy to support …

Panning for Green Gold: Developing the Algal Bioeconomy–VIDEO
December 3, 2015 – 7:07 pm | No Comment

(Enalgae)  EnAlgae has been about finding sustainable pathways for algal biomass. Initially the focus was all about energy, specifically as a biofuel. But our journey over the past four years shows that there’s likely to …

Watch This Space: Rivertop Renewables Begins Its Roll, Water Treatment Now, More Later
September 15, 2015 – 2:49 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … Rivertop Renewables is proving that there’s a way to beat low-cost oil prices and do well in renewable chemicals: chase phosphate replacement rather than petroleum replacement.

This week, the focus is …

Algae Fuels, the Earth Room Problem, and Osmotic Shock Around the Clock
August 27, 2015 – 9:50 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  What is the Earth Room Problem and how is osmotic shock helping us to solve it?

You may have wondered to yourself — at some point between 2009’s Summer of Algae …

Global Biofuel Markets to Double to $185 Billion by 2021: Focus on Phosphate Production, Particularly in South America
August 10, 2015 – 12:02 pm | No Comment

By Bob Beaty (Market One Media Group)  With global economic challenges appearing almost hourly, two growth areas are moving ahead apace; food production and the rapidly rising demand for biofuels. Investors should note that each …

Algae Underfunded in Energy Hunt
July 18, 2014 – 7:39 pm | No Comment

By Kazuaki Nagata ( The Japan times)…While the technology itself is not new, Japanese scientists say they believe oil from aquatic algae could become an important raw material as biomass technology improves and the world looks …

Algae Biofuel: A Review of Some Recent Developments
March 4, 2014 – 12:07 pm | No Comment

by Milsa Vijayadharan* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Most of the oil that we drill out of the ground was formed by algae and other sea-borne flora that piled up at the bottom of the ocean over …

AIM Interview: Jose Sanchez Piña
November 22, 2013 – 3:46 pm | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Currently Vice President of QA & Services at OriginOil Inc., Jose Sanchez Piña is a veteran in the design and field operation of open pond, photobioreactor and dark-growth algae production systems, as …

Why Algal Biofuels May Never Hold the Key to the Future
February 22, 2012 – 1:39 pm | No Comment

by Professor Chris Rhodes   (OilPrice.com)   The depletion of world rock phosphate reserves will restrict the amount of food that can be grown, a situation that can only be compounded by the production of biofuels, …

New Essay on Bioenergy, Fertilizer, Wastewater Remediation
April 29, 2011 – 10:56 am | No Comment

by Steven Medina (Biofuels Digest)  “He intensively grows corn for ethanol in clay soil that once grew corn for bootleg liquor and a variety of other crops to varying degrees of success, allowing my mother’s …

Peak Phosphorus: Is There Enough for Biofuels at Scale?
March 4, 2011 – 9:00 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Forget water or oil, we’ll run out of phosphorus first, say some. Will that spell “doom” for biofuels as usual?

…It’s phosphorus. Environmentalists and the scientific community have been warning for …