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The Internet’s Effect on Teenage Activism

by Matías Heitner (St. Andrew's Episcopal School/Planet Forward) Gen Z has tools that past activists never had. The age of the internet emboldens teenagers profoundly, allowing us to spread our messages more quickly and extensively than previously was possible. Never

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Chemistry Educators: ACS Green Chemistry Institute's Conference Sessions Available Online

(ACS Green Chemistry Institute®) If you missed any of the fantastic chemistry education sessions at the ACS Green Chemistry Institute’s® 24th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Virtual Conference, it’s not too late to go back and review those sessions now.  Several of

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Using E85 Fuel to Power Your Electric Car

by Dick Hagen (The Land)  ... So where does E85 fit into this challenge? As the fuel for a small internal combustion engine perched somewhere in your electric car which can be cranked up periodically as you motor across America.

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Will Trump's New Investment Proposal Help The Oil & Gas Industry?

by Tsvetana Paraskova (OilPrice.com)The U.S. Department of Labor – which has recently proposed a rule that would limit retirement funds’ investments based on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria – is unlikely to incentivize more funds to invest in oil

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Federal Activities Report on the Bioeconomy: Algae

(U.S. Department of Energy) ... The Federal Activities Report on the Bioeconomy: Algae is a follow on report to the BR&D Board’s Federal Activities Report on the Bioeconomy that summarizes Bioeconomy Initiative activities for the algae stakeholder community. Download the

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Don’t Rule out Clean Diesel: DTF

(Today's Trucking) New-generation diesel-powered trucks are vital in achieving near-term climate and clean air goals, the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) said, in response to a 15-state mission to achieve 100% zero-emissions commercial truck sales by 2050. “While the recently announced MOU

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Getting Aggressive with Sustainability: Municipal Fleet Cuts Emissions by Running on 100% Biodiesel

(Renewable Energy Group)  The city snowplows in Ames, Iowa, have worked in all types of winter weather. Blizzards. Ice. Subzero temperatures. You name it, they’ve been out in it. In early 2020, they did something they’ve never done before: run on fully

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Department of Energy Announces $97 Million for Bioenergy Research and Development

(U.S. Department of Energy) Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $97 million in funding for 33 projects that will support high-impact technology research and development to accelerate the bioeconomy. These projects will improve the performance and lower

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Hydrogen & P2X 2020 --- November 25-26, 2020 --- Copenhagen, Denmark

Through implementation of EU Green Deal Europe strives to become the first climate-neutral continent by the 2050. Climate change and environmental degradation are an existential threat to all of us. The need to decarbonize the power generation, mobility and heat

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Exxon, Chevron Earnings Gutted by Virus-Driven Demand Slump

by Kevin Crowley (Bloomberg/Yahoo! Finance) Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. posted the worst losses in a generation after the pandemic and a global crude glut combined to batter almost every part of their businesses. Exxon’s $1.1 billion second-quarter loss was the

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Ernst to EPA: Make E15 Available at Every Pump

by Micheal Clements (NAFB News Service/NewsDakota)  Iowa Republican Senator Joni Ernst is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to make E15 available at every U.S. gas pump. Specifically, Ernst calls on EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to certify biofuel infrastructure for

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UPDATE 1-Indonesia B40 Biodiesel Plan Back on Track as Crude Oil Prices Pick up

Bernadette Christina, and Fathin Ungku (Reuters)  Indonesia’s plans to raise the bio-content of its palm oil-based biodiesel to 40% - known as B40 - is back on schedule with a target for implementation by July 2021, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs

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“B-Corp” Certification for Novamont, Making It Also a "Benefit Corporation”

(Novamont)  Novamont’s commitment to be a force for global regeneration with higher purposes than mere profit was strengthened today by being awarded the ‘B Corp’ Certification. The Italian bioplastic manufacturer has joined 3,423 companies spanning 150 industries in 71 countries

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Carbon-Optimized Bioeconomy: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to ARPA-E’s Carbon Programs

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Carbon is the talk of the town, but what’s the difference between a low-carbon economy and a renewable “new” carbon economy? What’s the role of carbon management in the bioeconomy? What is carbon optimized bioconversion? David Babson,

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Competitive Edge: Ways2H, Inc.

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) We started Ways2H to improve the global environment by eliminating waste while producing carbon-negative renewable hydrogen. There’s an urgent need to scale up clean hydrogen production to replace fossil fuels used for mobility, power generation and

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WEBINAR VIDEO: Building a Bipartisan Agenda for Farm and Forest Carbon Solutions: Launch of a New BPC Initiative

Natural carbon removal by farm and forest lands is emerging as a critical component of legislative efforts to address climate change. Action is needed to develop long-term revenue streams for soil and forest carbon practices that create economic opportunities in

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Argus Biofuels Live - Virtual Conference --- November 17-19, 2020

The Argus Biofuels Live - Virtual Conference is bringing together the regional focuses of each of our North American, European and Asian events, to provide you with insight into the overall state of the global biofuels industry. Bringing together these

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Venice 2020 and SUM 2020 — November 16-19, 2020 — Venice, Italy REOPENED DEADLINE: September 14, 2020

NEW FORMAT. NEW TOPICS. NEW DEADLINE. With the transition to the virtual event we have the chance to re-open the Call for Abstracts and to introduce additional topics to be explored and discussed at the Venice Symposium 2020. Proposals can be

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ICAO, CORSIA and Alternative Jet Fuels

by James I. Hileman  (Federal Aviation Administration/CAAFI)  ICAO Background;  CORSIA Overview and Technical Details;  Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) in CORSIA U.N. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) CAEP - Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection Technical Groups within ICAO CAEP working on CORSIA and Fuels Fuels

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Israelis Turning Watermelon Waste into Fuel of the Future

Racheli Wacks (ZAVIT* Environment and Science News Agency/YNetNews) Malali watermelon is known for its large crunchy seeds, which make a popular snack in Israel, and while 97% of the fruit is discarded in the field, a new study shows that the

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Plastics for a Circular Economy Workshop: Summary Report

(U.S. Department of Energy) The Plastics for a Circular Economy Workshop, coordinated by the Bioenergy Technologies Office, the Advanced Manufacturing Office, and Mars, Inc., brought together stakeholders from industry, academia, and National Laboratories to discuss opportunities and challenges facing the

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Utah Inland Port Authority Unveils Alternative Fuel Mobility Projects

(Utah Inland Port Authority/NGV Journal)  The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) and Dominion Energy Utah have signed a Joint Cooperation Statement aimed at reducing air pollution and improving energy efficiency within the UIPA jurisdictional area. The partnership will explore the use

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U.S. Gain Develops Dairy RNG Project in Just 8 Months

(U.S. Gain) U.S. Gain, a leader in development, procurement and distribution of renewable natural gas (RNG), proudly announces that after only eight months their digester at S&S Jerseyland Dairy in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin is now transforming animal waste to clean, low

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The Secret's Out: You've Used Biodiesel

(Renewable Energy Group) ... They’ll ask how many in the crowd have a diesel fleet. Depending on the audience, maybe half will raise their hands. Then they’ll ask how many have used biodiesel to fuel their fleets. Most of the hands

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Algae Biomass Production for the Bioeconomy

(EU Science Hub) The latest brief prepared by the JRC for the European Commission’s Knowledge Centre for Bioeconomy (KCB) informs about algae biomass production in the EU and globally, and maps algae production units in Europe.   It reports increasing production

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Airbus Starts Hamburg Deliveries with Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(Airbus) Airbus is expanding its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) operations, now including aircraft deliveries from its site in Hamburg, Germany. Air Transat took delivery of two brand new A321LR on lease from AerCap. Both used a 10 per cent sustainable aviation

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U.S. Renewable Energy Numbers Show Strong Progress Towards a Long-Time Goal

(Solutions from the Land) An analysis of data released by the DOE's Energy Information Administration (EIA) that measures the amount of power generated by various resources shows more than 25 percent of the nation's net electrical generation came from renewable sources during the month of

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USGC Sees Potential for Ethanol Exports in Industrial Uses

by By Mark Dorenkamp (Brownfield Ag News) The U.S. Grains Council is taking a harder look at promoting ethanol for industrial use. USGC CEO Ryan LeGrand says value-added products like hand sanitizer have helped buoy ethanol exports as fuel demand falls off. “People started

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Why Trump Is Quickly Losing Rural Support

by Patty Judge (The Gazette) Rural voters are growing tired of Donald Trump. Recently, the Iowa Poll put Vice President Biden one point ahead of President Trump and Iowa moved from “Likely Republican” to “Lean Republican” on the Cook Political Report.

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Medina Ethanol Producer Secures Low-Cost Power -- Development: NYPA Approves Boosted Allocation in Support of Plant Expansion.

(Lockport Union-Sun & Journal)  Medina-based WNY Energy, an ethanol producer, is among businesses in the Western New York region that will receive hydropower or a cash award through programs of New York Power Authority. By a Tuesday vote of the NYPA Board of

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Hunt & Sons Begins Selling Clean Diesel in Sacramento Area

by Mark Anderson (Sacramento Business Journal) Sacramento fuel distributor Hunt & Sons Inc. has begun selling domestically produced clean biodiesel at some locations in Northern California. The REG Ultra Clean diesel is made by Ames, Iowa-based Renewable Energy Group Inc. and is

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GNA: $1 Billion Invested in California’s Renewable Gas Supply

by Michael Bates (NGT News) Clean technology consulting firm and producer of the annual Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA), has authored a new study that delves into California’s renewable natural gas (RNG) supply.  The study, An Assessment: California’s In-State RNG

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ACR: Comment Period Open on Updated Landfill Gas Methodology DEADLINE August 7, 2020

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  The American Carbon Registry has opened a public comment period on Version 2.0 of its methodology for the generation of carbon offsets from landfill gas destruction and beneficial use projects. According to the ACR, the original version

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Republic Services Aims to Increase Beneficial Reuse of Biogas

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  Republic Services Inc. released an annual sustainability report on July 22 that highlights the company’s renewable energy production and sets a goal to significantly increase the volume of biogas it sends to beneficial reuse by 2030. According

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Renewable Natural Gas Hybrid Line-Haul Locomotive under Development

(OptiFuel)   OptiFuel Systems, a system integrator of Cummins and BAE Systems hybrid power products for decarbonizing the rail, marine, and microgrid power market, is in the process of finalizing a $2.6 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to demonstrate

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Exelon Foundation and Exelon Corp. Name First Round Startups of the $20 Million Climate Change Investment Initiative

(Exelon) The year two application process is now open for startup projects addressing climate change in Atlantic City, NJ, Baltimore, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington, DE  --  The Exelon Foundation and Exelon Corporation (Nasdaq: EXC), the nation’s largest generator of

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Black Gold: Iowa’s Soils Can Be a Fort Knox for Carbon Storage

by Zhichao Wang and Jim Ramm (EcoEngineers) Iowa’s fertile farmland could be a soil-based Fort Knox that — instead of gold — stores a wealth of carbon within its underground vaults. How farmers can tap into the potential riches of carbon capture

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Replacing Toxic Additives in Our Fuel

Emily Skor (Growth Energy/Biofuels International)  As policymakers and public health experts dig deeper into the human costs of air pollution, including heightened risk from COVID-19 among vulnerable communities, a rapidly growing body of research is raising awareness of the threat

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Webinar: 95 RON Octane Perspective -- Starting the Conversation about a 95 RON Octane Standard

(Urban Air Initiative) This is a conversation related to ethanol and octane. The Urban Air Initiative presents its perspective on a 95 RON Octane Standard and the value it can bring to the corn ethanol industry. Urban Air President Dave

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New Catalyst for Creating Syngas from Waste CO2

by Amanda Doyle (The Chemical Engineer) A  catalyst produced via flame spray pyrolysis can be used to turn waste CO2 into syngas for use in fuels and feedstocks.  The catalyst has been developed by a team at UNSW Sydney using flame spray

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RFA Launches Young Professionals Network

(Renewable Fuels Association) In order to meet the needs of an evolving workforce in the ethanol industry, the Renewable Fuels Association has launched the Young Professionals Network (YPN), a new program geared toward members of the ethanol industry and stakeholder industries

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Department of Energy to Provide $68 Million for Bioenergy Crop Research

(Department of Energy)  Studies Will Focus on Improving Crop Productivity and Resiliencen  -- Today (July 28, 2020) the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $68 million in funding over five years for basic research aimed at making bioenergy feedstock crops

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U.S. Renewable Jet Fuel Production Soars Despite Covid

(Bloomberg NEF) Production rebounds to quadruple from previous quarter; More airlines, airports working to secure bio-jet supplies --  U.S. production of renewable jet fuel jumped to over 1 million gallons in 2Q 2020 – almost double the output from a year

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Praj and ARAI in Alliance to Drive Green Fuel Technologies for Transportation

(Praj Industries)  Praj Industries (Praj) and Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) have entered into MoU to jointly drive application development of advanced biofuels that will find usage in industry and transportation. Biofuels developed for the mobility sector will have

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Ernst Urges Wheeler to Take Action on Barriers to E15 Growth

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler on July 28 urging him to initiate a rulemaking to certify biofuel infrastructure for E15 and remove unnecessary labeling requirements for

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Farmers, Researchers Agree: COVID-19, Climate Change Revealed Holes in Agriculture System

by Sarah Spicer (Wichita Eagle) To preserve the environment, mitigate climate change and stabilize the U.S. food system, Midwest farmers should diversify their crops and move away from raising corn and soybeans, researchers say. The current crop system, which was founded after

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U.S. Biofuel Industry May Depend on Agriculture Secretary Perdue for Aid, Senator Says

by Stephanie Kelly (Reuters)  The U.S. biofuel industry may have to depend on Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue for aid, Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa said on Tuesday, after Senate Republicans unveiled a coronavirus relief package without specific appropriations for the

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Government Relying on Limited Data to Create Rural Heat Decarbonisation Policy

(PoliticsHome)  Government’s current reluctance to support renewable liquid fuels as part of the UK’s green heat agenda is based on flawed evidence, says OFTEC following the initial outcomes of widespread field trials. Data from an ongoing European project¹ testing various renewable

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Converting Mixed Plastics into Valuable Chemicals: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Anellotech’s Renewable Chemicals

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) At ABLC Digital, Anellotech shared their vision of converting large volumes of mixed waste plastics directly into valuable chemicals using their Plas-TCat technology and they talked about progress with the new joint venture company with 12

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Transitioning to the New BioRefining Era & Future Vision for Ethanol Plants

by Joel Stone (ConVergInce Advisers/Lee Enterprises Consulting/Biofuels Digest)  ...  A unique and affordable bolt on technology offered by Catalyxx (www.catalyxxinc.com) is available now and can offer options and opportunities to the present and post Covid ethanol infrastructure to expand and create new

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European Commission Invites Feedback on Revisions to the EU ETS ahead of a Public Consultation

(GreenAir Online) The European Commission has opened an eight-week feedback period inviting comments on a revision of the Aviation EU ETS directive in order to implement the international CORSIA scheme consistent with the EU’s 2030 climate objectives and European Green Deal. The Commission

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The EU Kick-Starts a Hydrogen Revolution with Ambitions for Hydrogen-Powered Commercial Aircraft by 2035

(GreenAir Online)  A hydrogen-powered short-range commercial passenger aircraft could be flying within Europe by 2035, finds a major new study commissioned by the EU’s public-private Clean Sky 2 and Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Joint Undertakings. The published report concludes hydrogen propulsion

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Air Transat Inks Agreement to Purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel from Canadian Power-to-Liquid Start-up

(GreenAir Online)  Leisure carrier Air Transat has signed an offtake agreement, claimed to be the first in Canada, to purchase a significant portion of synthetic jet fuel from future production by the SAF+ Consortium. The power-to-liquid (PtL) fuel will be derived

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UK's Jet Zero Council Gets Underway to Bring Aviation Emissions in Line with 2050 Net-Zero Target

(GreenAir Online) The first meeting of the UK’s Jet Zero Council was launched yesterday (July 22, 2020) by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and brought together aviation and aerospace leaders, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) companies, investors, academics and representatives from

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ITA Seeks Nominations for Renewable Energy Advisory Committee DEADLINE July 31, 2020

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration is seeking nominations for members of its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee. Nominations are due July 31. The committee advises the secretary of commerce regarding the

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WEBINAR -- Falling Ill: Ethanol Amid Covid and Living in Uncertain Times --- August 20, 2020

Calling 2020 a challenging year for US ethanol would be an understatement for many in the industry. The rapid loss in demand in an already oversupplied market resulted in a significant amount of facilities closing and reduced production. As demand starts

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Emily Skor

“Incorporating biofuels into our nation’s fuel supply has been one of our most successful energy policies to date, benefitting both the environment and the consumer,” wrote Emily Skor in Growth Energy's comments submitted to US Department of Agriculture. “With many

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Growth Energy Champions Biofuels in Comments to USDA

(Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine) On July 24, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor submitted comments to the USDA in response to a request for input on the agency’s Agriculture Innovation Agenda, a new initiative to promote conservation and boost productivity in American agriculture. In her comments, Skor

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Biofuels Vision 2020 Announces Ad Blitz on EPA Threat to Biofuels

(Biofuels Vision 2020/Ethanol Producer Magazine) In the run up to the November election, Biofuels Vision 2020 is launching a new ad campaign raising the alarm over a major regulatory threat to the economic recovery in Iowa. The new sizable, five-figure digital ad

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Senate GOP Unveils Coronavirus Relief Package with $20B in Ag Aid

by Philip Basher (Agri-Pulse) Senate Republicans unveiled a coronavirus relief package Monday that would give the Agriculture Department broad authority to spend an additional $20 billion to compensate agricultural producers and processors for the impact of the pandemic. The money would augment

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Palm Oil Producing Countries See EU’s Farm-to-Fork Strategy as Opportunity to Work Together

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Indonesia, the Secretariat of Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) acknowledges the statement by the European Commissioner for Trade on behalf of the European Commission in response to parliamentary question E-001194/2020, which may indicate a new willingness by

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Clariant and Eta Bio Announce License Agreement on SUNLIQUID® Cellulosic Ethanol Technology in Bulgaria

(Clariant)  The agreement marks the fourth signed license deal for Clariant’s sunliquid® technology; Eta Bio Ltd., was established by the Pavlovi family, that manages one of the largest agricultural businesses in Bulgaria, in order to extend their business into renewable

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WEBINAR: Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions --- August 4, 2020

Join us for a conversation on the role of forests in addressing climate change and how technology can support and scale up forest conservation and restoration efforts around the world. In this one-hour webcast, GreenBiz Editorial Director Heather Clancy will

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How to Tackle Climate Change, Food Security and Land Degradation

(North  America Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance News) Some lesser-known options, such as integrated water management and increasing the organic content of soil, have fewer trade-offs than many well-known options, such as planting trees, according to a Rutgers-led study in the journal Global

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NextChem and LanzaTech Sign an Agreement to Promote Circular Ethanol Production

(NextChem)  NextChem's #CircularDistrict model is enhanced with a new dimension: in addition to hydrogen and methanol derived from the chemical conversion of plasmix and non-recyclable dry waste, it will now be possible to obtain ethanol, an important chemical for sustainable

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Axens’ Futurol Cellulosic Ethanol Tech: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Overcoming Cellulosic Ethanol Challenges

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Axens has a range of renewable biofuels and biochemicals from renewable diesel and biojet fuel to cellulosic ethanol, ethylene, butadiene, and aromatics. But there have been challenges in the past with cellulosic ethanol that Axens has

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Letter to the Advanced Bioeconomy: Advance off the Beach

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) There was always going to be a point when the advanced bioeconomy reached the end of the “R&D years” and transitioned into “the years of deployment”, and if you read the Biden plan here or the latest pushback from

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The Brave and the Innovative: Future builder Outi Ervasti

by Caitlin Kelly (Neste)  ... A road warrior who has managed projects in more than 30 countries, Ervasti is clearly a global adventurer, a leader not easily rattled. In her groundbreaking and highly innovative role at Neste, she’s now building a

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SRECTrade Launches Low Carbon Fuel Standard Credit Calculator App

by Matthew Mercure (NGT News)  SRECTrade, a commodity management and transaction platform, has launched a California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) Credit Calculator app.  The app is currently available on the Apple App Store for iPhone users. The app provides clean transportation fleet operators

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ReCarbon, HYZON Collaborate to Commercialize Green Hydrogen

by Michael Bates (NGT News)  ReCarbon Inc., the developer of the plasma carbon conversion unit (PCCU), a greenhouse gas utilization technology, has executed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with HYZON Motors Inc., a hydrogen fuel cell mobility company, laying the foundation for green hydrogen

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Funds Available to Fuel Retailers to Offer Higher Blends of Ethanol

by Eric Pfeiffer  (Hoosier Ag Today) ... Indiana Corn Marketing Council is trying to help with ethanol demand by talking to fuel retailers about adding Unleaded 88 or E85 to their offerings. Helena Jette, director of biofuels for ICMC, says they offer

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Letter: 'It Should Have Never Happened'

by Orrie Swayze (Aberdeen News) ... A similar "it should never have happened" that unnecessarily kills or maims millions costing trillions of dollars today was the move from Ford's Model Ts ethanol fuel to the forbidden fruit or Rockefeller's "cheap

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Ethanol Leaders See Happy Days in the Future

by Nat Williams (Illinois Farmer Today) The ethanol industry has a long, complicated history. But supporters believe the best days are ahead. “Fuel ethanol was a thing as early as early as automobiles. Henry Ford made his automobiles to run on ethanol

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Applications Being Accepted for Ethanol Blender Pumps

by Dave Strang (KNEB) The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) is taking applications for a new grant program designed to encourage the installation of ethanol blender pumps across Nebraska. Expanding motorists’ access to higher blends of ethanol will increase usage

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Omar, Sanders, Merkley, Markey, Barragán Introduce Bill to End Corporate Handouts to the Fossil Fuel Industry

(Office of Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)) Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) together with Sen. Merkley (D-Ore.), Sen. Markey (D- Mass.) and Rep. Barragan (D-Calif.) introduced legislation to close tax loopholes and eliminate other federal subsidies for the

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Washington Week Ahead: Senate GOP Set to Unveil Pandemic Aid Plan

by Philip Brasher (Agri-Pulse)  ... Republicans had hoped to release their plan last Thursday, but (Senate Majority Leader Mitch) McConnell (R-KY) announced instead that leaders of key committees would roll out portions of the plan, expected to cost about $1

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Trump Tailors Exaggerations and False Claims to Election Battlegrounds

by Linda Qiu (New York Times)  ... Likewise, Mr. Trump has sought to curry favor with corn farmers in Iowa and the Midwest by claiming to have “kept our promise on ethanol” and falsely charging Democrats with wanting to “wipe out,

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Top Renewable Diesel Projects and Pathways: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Diesel Now

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) If you missed last week’s DigestConnect webinar, have no fear, the full deck is here! From 11 pathways on who’s doing what, how and with what, 21 projects and who’s running them and where, 13

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5 Big Scale-up Projects – From Beginning to End of Supply Chain, These Projects Show How Scale-up Happens

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  ... In today’s Digest, rev up the engines for these 5 projects – feedstock supply for renewable fuels and high protein feed; fats, oils, and grease separation technology; waste-to-energy facility that just entered full

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Neste Opens 4 New Renewable Diesel Fueling Stations in California

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine) Neste Corp. has opened four new fueling stations for 100 percent renewable diesel in northern and central California. The fueling stations, located near major commercial freight routes, are open 24/7 and are designed to accommodate commercial

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Q&A: A Model for Low-Carbon Fuels in the Global Energy Transition

by Alan P. Mammoser (Biodiesel Magazine) Biofuels will likely play an important role in a hoped-for transformation to a low-carbon economy. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency, they will need to play a large role in the direct application of

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EPA’s New Wasted Food Measurement Methodology

by Nora Goldstein (BioCycle Magazine) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s annual municipal solid waste (MSW) “Facts and Figures” report has been a reference for tracking how MSW is managed in the United States for more than 30 years. Rebranded “Advancing Sustainable

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award DEADLINE October 9, 2020

(American Chemical Society) The Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award provides national recognition and honor for outstanding student contributions to furthering the goals of green chemistry through research and/or studies. This includes but is not limited to the research, development, and

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Heh-Won Chang, PhD Fellowship in Green Chemistry DEADLINE October 9, 2020

(American Chemical Society)  The Heh-Won Chang, PhD Fellowship in Green Chemistry provides financial support to full-time graduate students conducting research in green chemistry. The funds may be used for any purpose, including conference travel, professional development, and living expenses, while

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Ciba Travel Awards in Green Chemistry DEADLINE October 9, 2020

(American Chemical Society)  This annual green chemistry award sponsors the participation of students (high school, undergraduates, and graduate students) residing in the U.S. to attend an American Chemical Society (ACS) technical meeting, conference, or training program, having a significant green

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship DEADLINE October 9, 2020

(American Chemical Society)  Each year, the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) awards one or more Dr. Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowships. The award sponsors the participation of a young international green chemistry scholar in a green chemistry technical meeting, conference or

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2021 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Awards DEADLINE August 31, 2020

(American Chemical Society)  In 2021, the three ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Awards will recognize the contributions of early career investigators from around the world who are doing exceptional research that impacts sustainability, green chemistry, or green engineering. The awards are

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Generation Do, a Nonprofit Project by Students for Students that Aims to Match Young Talent with Internship and Volunteering Opportunities Where They Can Have an Impact by Working on Real World Problems.

(Generation Do) Generation Do is a nonprofit project by students for students that aims to match young talent with internship and volunteering opportunities where they can have an impact by working on real world problems.  Young people want to stay engaged, especially

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Pivotal Research Discovers Practices, Technologies Key to Sustainable Farming

by Anna Marie Tomczyk (Argonne National Laboratory/Phys.Org)  ... The practices that grain farmers use to produce their crops—managing fertility, tillage practice and crop rotations—influence the overall carbon footprint of U.S. agriculture.  By using sustainable practices, farmers could substantially reduce their

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NNPC, Kebbi Cultivate 2,675 Hectares of Cassava for Bio-Ethanol Production – Official

(The Eagle Online)  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the Kebbi State Government have cultivated cassava on 2,675 hectares of land for production of bio-ethanol in the state. The Chairman of the Kebbi State Standing Committee on Biofuel, Prof. Mohammad Ka’oje,

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Cielo’s Biodiesel Refinery Faces Opposition in Cypress County

by Collin Gallant (Medicine Hat News) Opposition is being raised against a proposal to build a waste-to-diesel refinery near Dunmore, with a major agricultural firm stating it is “vehemently opposed,” though the developer says its plans are misunderstood. Cielo Waste Services has

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IBioIC Launches Bid to Increase Industrial Biotech Businesses by 100 in Three Years

(Insider.co.uk)  Innovation body's Bioeconomy Cluster Builder aims to help firms unlock £8 million funding -- ... "We want to encourage companies, start-ups and spin-outs to look at value chains and other opportunities for the production of renewable biological resources, and their

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Indonesia to Test Palm Oil in 'Green' Jet Fuel by Year-End

by Bernadette Christian Munthe and Fathin Ungku (Reuters)  ... The new jet fuel will be made in Pertamina’s existing facilities in Cilacap by “co-processing” crude oil with 3% refined, bleached and deodorised palm oil (RBDO), she said. Like Pertamina’s D100, Indonesia plans

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They Warn that the SMEs that Produce Biodiesel Are Paralyzed and on the Verge of Bankruptcy

(Clarin (Google Translation)) From the chamber that brings the sector together, they demand that the Government update the price for the automotive market, which it has not published since December last year.  -- The SMEs that emerged in recent years to

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USDA GAIN Report Says Pandemic Will Slash Biofuel Use by up to 10%

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In the Netherlands, a new USDA GAIN report says the COVID-19 pandemic will slash European bioethanol and biodiesel use by approximately ten and six percent, respectively. EU biofuel demand is driven by the Renewable Energy Directives

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Renewable Natural Gas & Advanced Energy: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Ameresco’s Biogas & Gasification

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) At ABLC Digital, Michael Bakas, Executive Vice President of Distributed Energy Systems at Ameresco shared these illuminating slide guides about their advanced renewable energy and tech portfolio including their design, build, operation and maintenance of the

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Competitive Edge: Aequor Inc.

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... Aequors green, non-toxic TSCA-approved ingredients can lower costs and improve the profitability of biofuel production. By dispersing clumping and killing bacteria that attack yeast, Aequors treatments boosts algae and yeast biomass by up to

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Belgian Wind Farm to Become ‘World’s First’ to Grow Seaweed between Wind Turbines

(EnergyMarketPrice.com) Seaweed can be used as a low carbon foodstuff or as a sustainable biomass fuel -- A Belgian wind farm on the North Sea claims it will become the first in the world to grow seaweed between its wind turbines. The

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Biofuel Marketing Opportunity: ADM Partners with U.S. Soybean Export Council to Earn Export Certification.

(Farm Progress) ADM and one other U.S. exporter have partnered with the U.S. Soybean Export Council to certify U.S. Soy as part of the SSAP-RED (U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol-Renewable Energy Directive) program. This voluntary program, with support from the United

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Renewable Energy Rundown: Biomass

by Caitlin Cosper (SaveOnEnergy)  ... So, what’s the deal with biomass? What is it made of and how does it work? Read on to learn the basics of this form of renewable energy. What is biomass? Biomass is organic material that comes

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Factbox: How 'Green' Is the EU's Recovery Deal?

by Kate Abnett  (Reuters/New York Times) European Union leaders clinched a deal on Tuesday for a huge stimulus package which the European Commission has said will make fighting climate change central to Europe's economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Climate advocates said the

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USDA Seeks Feedback to Launch Program to Create High-Wage Jobs in Rural Communities and Strengthen Regional Economies

(U.S. Department of Agriculture) U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary Bette Brand today announced that USDA is seeking feedback to launch a new program to help create high-wage jobs in rural communities and strengthen regional economies. Under the

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Meridiam Develops First US Biogas Project

(Meridiam/Biomass Magazine)  Meridiam has entered into an agreement to develop a biodigester project, located in the State of Idaho near Twin Falls, together with Sevana Bioenergy, as development partner, service provider and long-term co-investor. Meridiam and Sevana will combine their expertise

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CANCELLED ACI’s Future of Biogas Europe 2020 Summit --- CANCELLED from November 11-12, 2020 to TBD --- Berlin, Germany

The two day event will bring together senior executives and experts from the full value chain to provide a forum for all parties active in the field of anaerobic digestion of organic matter and renewable energy production in the form

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Classic Cars May ‘Run Better’ and Suffer Less Damage with New E10 Fuel

by Luke Chillingsworth (Express)  Classic car owners may find that new E10 fuel changes set to be introduced next year actually helps cars to ‘run better' instead of doing damage.  --  Classic car owners may find the new petrol makes

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EIB to Provide Advisory Support to Three ‘First-of-a-Kind’ Climate Action Projects

by Liz Gyekye (BioMarket Insights) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed three agreements with leading European innovators to collaborate on the development and potential financing of new projects that address climate change. Under a partnership with the European Commission delivered through

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Emerging Markets Publishes Renewable Diesel 2030 Report

by Will Thurmond (Emerging Markets)  Renewable Diesel 2030 is designed to help financiers, producers, developers, distributors, consultants and analysts with a fact-filled market guide detailing medium and long-term trends and developments in the renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuels sectors. This

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United Refining Sues EPA for Renewable Fuel Exemption (1)

by Maya Earls (Bloomberg Law) The Environmental Protection Agency is failing to act exempting Pennsylvania-based United Refining Co. from the Clean Air Act’s renewable fuel standards, the company says in a D.C. federal court lawsuit. The act mandates that fuel sold in

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In Virtual Hill Visits, RFA Hears from Lawmakers, Administration Officials

(Renewable Fuels Association) The Renewable Fuels Association’s summer Board of Directors meeting concluded Wednesday with more than a dozen virtual Capitol Hill visits. Board members had the chance to hear from senators, House members and administration officials. Discussions covered a broad

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PA Consulting Reveals How the UK Can Become World Leaders in Sustainable Aviation

(PA Consulting) PA Consulting announces key findings from sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) executive summary report at Farnborough International Airshow Connect (FIA Connect); Report finds that now is the time for SAF to be brought to market in the UK as

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Geismar Biofuels Plant Seeks Property Tax Exemption for a Potential $1.2 Billion Expansion

by Ellyn Couvillion (The Advocate) An Iowa-based company that converts waste oil into renewable diesel fuel is considering a $1.2 billion project that would triple the size of its Geismar facility and is seeking an exemption from property taxes in Ascension

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Renewable Chemicals and Materials: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Praj’s Bioeconomy Perspective

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Praj Industries recently added renewable chemicals and materials to their portfolio of products going beyond biofuels and their Executive Chairman Dr. Pramod Chaudhari shared this illuminating presentation at ABLC Digital on the India story, the

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KFC’s 3D Bioprinted Chicken, Flax-Based Trucks and Motorcycles, Spoiled Milk Converted to Clothing, and More: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the Week of July 23rd

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) It’s a hungry week for renewable chemicals and materials at The Digest. From KFC’s 3D bioprinted chicken substitute to Beyond Meat’s expansion into Brazil, we can eat to our heart’s content while drinking up with

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EPA Proposes CO2 Standards for Aircraft PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE: October 19, 2020

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico's Morning Energy)  EPA proposed setting fuel efficiency standards for aircraft engines to bring the U.S. in line with rules set by the International Civil Aviation Organization to reduce carbon dioxide, although green groups have long decried the ICAO

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Inside the DNC's Draft Climate Platform

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico's Morning Energy) The drafting of the Democratic Party's platform was "the latest front in a tug-of-war between moderates and progressives over the direction and breadth of the party's agenda," POLITICO's Holly Otterbein reports. A draft of the 80-page platform obtained

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Strain Improvements Keep Algae Ponds Growing Strong

(U.S. Department of Energy)  ... A challenge for algal biofuel development is finding strains of algae best suited for producing copious amounts of oil quickly and under industrial-scale conditions. Maintaining pond health is also challenging—deteriorating health in a small fraction of

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Lithium Ion Battery Waste Used in Biodiesel Production from Discarded Vegetable Oil

(Tech Xplore/American Institute of Physics)  ...  Brazilian researchers demonstrated a new chemical approach for producing biodiesel from domestic cooking oil waste by using hydroxide lithium mixed with either sodium hydroxides or potassium hydroxides as catalysts. Their work, published in the Journal of Renewable and

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Nuseed Secures Commercial Off-Take Agreement with Leading Biodiesel Producer for Carinata

(Nuseed) Nuseed Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nufarm Limited, has executed a commercial off-take agreement with Saipol, the largest biodiesel producer in Europe, to supply Nuseed Carinata as a feedstock for certified low carbon oil for renewable fuels and high protein

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Harnessing Biomass, Manure to Fuel Farms through Multi-institutional Project

(Penn State News)  Transdisciplinary research team aims to create new value chains on U.S. farms, with emphasis on the generation of renewable natural gas, improved rural economic outcomes and protection of the environment. -- A new federal grant will allow a

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Why Canceling Pipeline Projects Could Cost Farmers $1 Billion

by Tyne Morgan (AgWeb)  ... Arlan Suderman of Stone X Group Inc. says the pipeline helped ease pressure on an overloaded rail system in the north plains, specifically the Dakotas. Without that pipeline, Suderman fears more oil will need to be moved

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WEBINAR: Climate Change Impacts on Law & Applied Sciences --- August 20, 2020

 Join us for a special webinar featuring GW Law and GW SEAS faculty as they apply their expertise, research, and leadership in discussing the immediate and long-term impacts of climate change within their fields. Moderator Lin Harmon-Walker, Interim Director of the Environmental

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"Just a Minute" Educational Series Presents Episode 2 about Making Chemicals from Waste CO2

(Advanced Biofuels USA) The second episode of  "Just A Minute or So about Renewable Fuels" focuses on making chemicals from waste CO2 in a circular economy.  Students, teachers, or anyone interested in renewables can see in a 3-minute slide presentation

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Velocys Welcomes Cross-Party Call for Government to Accelerate Aviation Decarbonisation

(Velocys) Velocys supports MP’s call for Government to enhance investment in aviation decarbonisation and drive a green recovery.  -- Velocys has welcomed the publication of a letter to the Chancellor from a cross-party group of MPs, calling for the Government to

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SoCalGas Now Powering Two Los Angeles Facilities with Bloom Energy AlwaysON Microgrids

(Southern California Gas Co./PR Newswire) Fuel cell power will reduce GHG emissions, air pollution and electric costs, and increase reliability -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced it has begun powering two of its largest Los Angeles-area facilities with Bloom Energy (NYSE: BE)

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Island-Based Impact Bioenergy Fuels up Car with Food Waste

by Paul Rowley  (Vashon Maury Island Beachcomber)  ...  Last Thursday, the company (Vashon-based Impact Bioenergy, a manufacturer of systems that convert organic food waste into usable energy and fertilizer) managed to fuel a hybrid sedan with fuel derived from food

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Euglena Starts up Integrated Biofuels Isoconversion Unit in Japan

(Fuels and Lubes Daily) Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) and Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) announced the successful startup of Euglena Co., Ltd.’s integrated Biofuels Isoconversion unit in Yokohama, Japan. CLG is a joint venture between Chevron and Lummus Technology. The 5 barrel per day

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Recruiting Impact Investing to Grow the Bioeconomy

by Cynthia Thyfault and Gerard J. Ostheimer (Global Biofuture Solutions/Biofuels Digest) Impact investing is an exciting and rapidly growing industry powered by investors who are determined to generate social and environmental impact as well as financial returns. This is taking place all over

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Bayer Takes Steps to Make Carbon Sequestration a Farmer’s Newest Crop Opportunity

(Bayer)  Bayer to reward growers to generate carbon credits by adopting climate-smart practices and creating a new revenue stream on-farm / The initiative makes Bayer the first company to develop a transparent, science-based and collaborative approach to a carbon market

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Quality Unconcern

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Ethanol producers have sustained adequate production yields in 2020, despite low-quality corn from last year’s harvest. While experts aren't sure why problems haven't arisen, improved enzymes and yeasts have probably helped plants stay

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Masters of the Market: High-Protein Technologies

by Lisa Gibson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  High-protein technologies are transforming the ethanol industry’s feed coproduct stream. Success will require more involvement in markets and closer relationships with end users. For those willing to put the time in, the payback could

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The Battle Over ‘Clean Energy’ Estimates

by Aman Azhar (The Real News) With 17% of US energy jobs gone in the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, a recent industry report suggests that over half a million ‘clean energy’ workers are unemployed despite nationwide efforts to jumpstart the economy. Released

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The Corn And Energy Price Link Could Tighten As U.S. Election Looms

by Andy Hecht (Investing.com) ... The biofuel may see lots of volatility in the run-up to the 2020 US election  --  The US election in early November will determine the path of energy policy in the world’s leading oil and gas

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EUR 11 mln TEN-T Funding for (Bio)LNG Infrastructure Will Accelerate the Shipping Sectors Energy Transition

(Titan LNG) Titan LNG’s Ambitious (Bio)-LNG Breakthrough Project Receives EU Funding  -- We are thrilled to announce that Titan LNG, one of the leading suppliers of LNG to the marine and industrial markets in Europe, has been granted €11.000.000 funding from

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Ohio Company Purchases Beatrice Biodiesel Plant

by Scott Koperski  (Daily Sun)  ... Katie Merx, Marathon senior communications manager, said in an emailed statement that the company plans to use the former biodiesel facility to aggregate and pretreat agricultural feedstocks that are used to make renewable diesel. "The

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European Biofuels Virtual Conference --- September 10, 2020 --- ONLINE

Assessing the impact of significant change for the sector  The Coronavirus has sent shockwaves through the global economy. But the impact has been felt particularly in the oil markets as restrictions on movement (local and international) came into force across the

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Converting Ethanol to Butanol: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Catalyxx’s Ethanol Technology

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Initially developed by Abengoa, Catalyxx has exclusive rights for a technology to convert ethanol efficiently into butanol and higher alcohols and aims for the production of high-value renewable chemicals from ethanol. The chemical process is based on

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Political Football Season Returns with RFS

by Donnell Rehagen (National Biodiesel Board/Biofuels Digest)  ... Once again, the Environmental Protection Agency has turned the RFS into a political football. In June, the agency disclosed it is considering 52 newly filed small refinery exemptions petitions, covering compliance years from

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Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) Annual Meeting — August 8-11, 2021 --- Austin, TX

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WEBINAR: Forum Insights: Looking at Key Sectors of the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic's Economy - Ag, Construction, Goods Movement and More --- August 4, 2020

This session is designed for anyone interested in learning more about trucks, construction and farm equipment use in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions including Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia,

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DC Climate Business Plan Public Meeting: Natural Gas and Its Contribution to a Low Carbon Future --- July 29, 2020 --- ONLINE

How District businesses and residents get their energy is facing change as the city seeks a cleaner energy future. Washington Gas is proud to be a member of this thriving community and understands our role in ensuring a sustainable tomorrow

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CALL FOR PAPERS SUM 2020 – 5th Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy — November 18-20, 2020 — ONLINE DEADLINE September 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed considerable pressure on the waste management system and has challenged the Circular Economy, highlighting the already clearly evident contradictions and fragilities of the system. The slowing down of a series of industrial activities and the shutting

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CALL FOR SPEAKERS: 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference --- June 14-16, 2021 --- Reston, VA DEADLINE October 9, 2020

The American Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) is pleased to announce the call for symposia for the 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference. The Conference will be held on June 14-16, 2021, in Reston, Virginia.  Sustainable Production to

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WEBINAR: Looking Beyond Electrification: Is Green Hydrogen the Key to a Carbon Free Future? --- July 30, 2020

Green hydrogen is proving to be one of the most exciting new prospects in the global drive to reach net zero by 2050. With the promise to decarbonise a wide variety of carbon intensive sectors, what steps need to be

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WEBINAR: Project Enabling --- September 15, 2020

ENABLING aims at creating appropriate conditions for the development of efficient biomass to BBPs (Bio-Based Products and Processes) value chains. The consortium’s vision is that Europe bears a huge potential for optimizing the supply of biomass into innovative bio-based processes

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Advanced Clean Transportation Expo --- May 3-6, 2021 --- Long Beach, CA

ACT Expo has rescheduled its 2020 conference dates to May 3-6, 2021 due to COVID-19. All 2020 registrations were transferred to the new dates.  The Advanced Clean Transportation Expo is the largest advanced transportation technology and clean fleet event in

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World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit --- March 9-10, 2021 --- ONLINE

Welcome to World Agri-Tech, a world-leading event series focused on the most disruptive technologies transforming the global food system. We gather the brightest minds from agribusinesses, food brands, producers, investors and entrepreneurs to foster learning, collaboration and investment strategies to

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American Biogas Council Operators' School Virtual Modules 1-3 --- July 22-23, 2020 --- ONLINE

We have both transitioned ABC’s Operator School to a very interactive virtual platform (these are not just webinars!), and completely overhauled our content to make it clearer, richer and more helpful than ever before. Operator School is designed by operators

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AGA’s Fourth Annual RNG Workshop --- September 21-22, 2020 --- ONLINE

This workshop, which coincides with the AGA Fall Operations Committee Meetings, will provide a forum to discuss cross departmental RNG topics impacting gas utility operations. From gas quality and interconnection guidelines, to state policy development, to RNG certification, tracking and

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DOE Still Reviewing Gap-Year Small Oil Refiner Petitions

(Fairfield Sun Times/NAFB) ... (U.S. Energy Secretary Dan) Brouillette argued there were differing legal opinions on the ruling’s impact on ‘gap-year’ waivers, but conceded DOE’s method for analyzing and recommending EPA reject the same waivers in earlier years hasn’t changed. Which

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U.S. Iowa Senators Hope to Include Biofuels Aid in Next Coronavirus Relief Package

by Stephanie Kelly (Reuters) U.S. lawmakers from Iowa are trying to add aid for the biofuels industry into a pending coronavirus relief package in the Senate, U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley said on Friday.  Grassley and his Iowa colleague, Senator Joni Ernst, hope

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