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ACE Announces Project to Unlock Ethanol’s Access to New Markets and Tax Credits

(American Coalition for Ethanol) USDA Investing $25 Million in ACE-led Project to Incentivize, Model, and Monetize Climate-Smart Ag Practices in a 10-State Region -- The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) recently approved a $25 million investment

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Sustainable Shipping Surges on the Great Lakes

by Karen Potratz (Michigan Advanced Biofuels Coalition/Biobased Diesel Daily)  Biodiesel is a readily available solution to decarbonize ports.  --  The Great Lakes region is a marine-shipping superpower. Each year thousands of vessels transport 90 million tons of cargo on the five Great

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Biofuels Center Plate at Bacon Brunch

by Nicole Heslip (Brownfield Ag News) Indiana agricultural organizations prioritized the need for a state biofuel tax incentive during Monday’s Bacon Bar and Brunch with lawmakers at the statehouse. Marshall County farmer Joe Stoller recently testified in support HB 1315 and tells Brownfield

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Eight Students, Young Professionals Receive National Ethanol Conference Scholarships

(Renewable Fuels Association) The Renewable Fuels Foundation announces eight 2024 recipients of the Robert Sather Memorial Scholarship, which annually offers opportunities for students and young professionals to attend the National Ethanol Conference. The event takes place February 19-21 in San Diego and

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EPA Approves First CO2 Injection Permits in a Decade

by Carlos Anchando (Politico Pro Energywire) Before this week, the agency had only issued two Class VI wells for carbon dioxide that led to construction. -- EPA issued permits Wednesday for two carbon dioxide injection wells proposed for western Indiana — the

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Awards to Increase Access to Clean, Affordable Domestic Biofuels as Part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda

(U.S. Department of Agriculture)  $19 Million in Funding from President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act Will Provide More Cost-Effective Options for American Consumers --  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is awarding $19 million in grants to U.S.

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Work Truck Week 2024 --- March 5-8, 2024 --- Indianapolis, IN

For more than 20 years, the people who design, build, use and maintain the work trucks and equipment the world relies on have gathered at Work Truck Week to see the industry’s latest products and technology, learn from one another and discuss

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Waga Energy Partners with Decatur Hills Landfill to Produce Renewable Natural Gas in Greensburg, Indiana

(Waga Energy/Market Screener) Waga Energy (EPA: WAGA), a global expert in the production of Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) from landfills, signed a commercial agreement with Decatur Hills Landfill, one of the landfills associated with Best Way Disposal, a family-owned waste management

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Dairy Farmers of America Purchases First Verified Carbon Credits in Livestock Inset Marketplace

(Dairy Farmers of America)  New Marketplace Creates New Value Stream for Dairy Producers and Demonstrates that Cattle Can be Part of the Sustainability Solution --  Athian (athian.ai) announced today the first sale of verified carbon credits in the groundbreaking livestock carbon insetting

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POET’s 2023 Fueled by Growth, Innovation

(POET) Grand reopening of company's 34th facility, new POET bioproducts center among 2023 achievements --  POET, the world’s largest producer of biofuels, celebrated several milestones throughout 2023, including multiple victories on the policy front, the grand reopening of its 34th facility, and

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Fulcrum Bioenergy, Aiming to Produce ‘Net-Zero’ Jet Fuel From Plastic Waste, Hits Heavy Turbulence

by James Bruggers  (Inside Climate News) The California company has defaulted on $289 million in Nevada bonds and put $500 million in financing for a facility in Indiana on hold. Meanwhile, U.S. senators don’t want tax credits financing plastics-to-jet-fuel schemes.  --  Six

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Biden-Harris Administration Invests $444 Million to Strengthen America’s Infrastructure for Permanent Safe Storage of Carbon Dioxide Pollution

(U.S. Department of Energy)  Funding from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Supports Projects Across Twelve States to Slash Harmful CO2 Emissions and Deliver High-Quality Local Jobs -- As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

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Low Carbon Fuels 2040: The Emerging Markets

(Biofuels Digest/Nuu Media) Low Carbon Fuels 2040: The Emerging Markets provides detailed case studies, updates and analysis of the key producers and developers participating in Renewable Diesel projects and Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) projects in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, and in South

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Working Hand-in-Hand to Create a Cleaner Future -- B20 Club Member Spotlight: Al Warren Oil Co. and Altom Transport

(B20 Club of Indiana)  In 1948 Al Warren started his journey in the oil and gas industry with one truck and one vision. From humble roots in home heating oil deliveries, Al Warren Oil Co. has grown into a leader in

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Intelinair Selected as Partner for USDA Climate-Smart Commodities Grant

(Intelinair/Business Wire) Grant Focused on Advancing Camelina as Renewable Fuel Feedstock -- Intelinair announced that it has been selected to participate as a project partner in one of the USDA’s Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities grants. Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc. was awarded up to

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Louis Dreyfus Company Announces Construction of a Soybean Processing Plant in Ohio, US

(Louis Dreyfus Company) Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) announced today the construction of a soybean processing plant in Upper Sandusky (OH), US, with integrated crushing, vegetable oil refining and lecithin production and packaging capabilities.    “This strategic development will further strengthen LDC’s core

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $7 Billion For America’s First Clean Hydrogen Hubs, Driving Clean Manufacturing and Delivering New Economic Opportunities Nationwide

(U.S. Department of Energy) President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Drives $50 Billion in Public-Private Sector Investment to Jumpstart America’s Clean Hydrogen Economy; Seven Clean Hydrogen Hubs Will Create Tens of Thousands of High-Quality Jobs, Strengthen the Nation’s Energy Security, and

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Bion’s Ammonia Recovery Technology’s Initial Startup Successful – Maintains Controlled Steady-State

(Bion Environmental Technologies)  Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC QB: BNET), a leader in advanced livestock waste treatment technology and premium sustainable beef, announced the Ammonia Recovery System at its Fair Oaks commercial scale demonstration facility has achieved and maintained controlled steady-state

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Montana Renewables Receives First Camelina Oil

(Calumet) First commercial demonstration of low carbon intensity, non-food seed oil to open new markets for Montana -- Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) today announced that Montana Renewables LLC ("MRL") is hosting an event with the Montana community to celebrate the first

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A New Soil Carbon Bill Breaks Ground

by Cristel Zoebisch (Carbon 180) The ARACI Act will tackle hurdles to scaling land-based carbon removal -- ... Senators (Tina) Smith (D-MN) and (Todd) Young (R-IN) introduced the Advancing Research on Agricultural Climate Impacts Act (ARACI), a critical roadmap to scaling monitoring, reporting,

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RFA Continues Higher Blend Infrastructure Funding Education, Support for Retailers

(Renewable Fuels Association) Following the opening of the most recent tranche of funding for higher blends infrastructure incentives via the Inflation Reduction Act, the Renewable Fuels Association is off to a solid start in assisting fuel retailers. Due to its prior

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Indiana Corn, US Grains Council Tout Ethanol to Latin American Influencers

(Indiana Corn Marketing Council/Hoosier Ag Today)  Indiana farmers know how to grow corn. Indiana is the fifth-largest corn-producing state in the country, according to the USDA. Indiana ethanol producers know how to turn that corn into a valuable renewable fuel. The

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ClearFlame’s Genset Technology Progresses through Phase 1 Trials

(ClearFlame Engine Technologies/Ethanol Producer Magazine) A power generator demo unit genset, relying on a first-ever use of FuelAdaptive engine technologies patented by innovation company, ClearFlame Engine Technologies, has successfully progressed through phase one trials. The trial was conducted by EPRI in

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Cummins and Chevron Advance Strategic Collaboration

(Chevron) Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), announced a memorandum of understanding to leverage complementary positioning in hydrogen, natural gas, and other lower carbon fuel value chains. The announcement expands the two companies’

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Proposed Low-Carbon Fertilizer Project Could Benefit Ethanol Producers Public Comment DEADLINE August 11, 2023

(Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. EPA on July 7 opened a public comment period on its intent to issue Class VI permits for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project that would sequester CO2 produced at a proposed fertilizer production facility.

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Ethanol Advocates: EPA Didn't Consider Other Fuels to Cut Tailpipe Emissions in Cars

by Rebecca Thiel (Indiana Public Media) Several industry groups and state attorneys general oppose the rule and said the EPA didn’t consider the role a number of other technologies could play — like hydrogen fuel cells, hybrids or cars that can

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Funding Notice: Regional Initiative to Accelerate Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) Deployment: Technical Assistance for Large-Scale Storage Facilities and Regional Carbon Management Hubs

(U.S. Department of Energy)  Funding Notice: Regional Initiative to Accelerate Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) Deployment: Technical Assistance for Large-Scale Storage Facilities and Regional Carbon Management Hubs -- On July 10, 2023, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy

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A New and Experienced RNG Platform: Redtail Renewables

(Biomass Magazine's Podcast Series) This week's Biomass Magazine podcast features Casey Holsapple, President and CEO at Redtail Renewables. Interviewed by Anna Simet, editor of Biomass Magazine.  READ MORE

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Renewable Natural Gas From Corn Stover

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer) Failed Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Became North America's Largest RNG Producer -- When DuPont shut down its cellulosic ethanol plant in 2017 after years of effort and $225 million in investment, it looked like the process

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Transportation Challenges and Opportunities in Indiana and the Role of Biodiesel

by Parker Schulte (Brownfield Ag News) Greater Indiana Clean Cities is a standalone nonprofit focused on advancing communities with education and resources on alternative fuel vehicles. For 24 years, the organization has helped foster partnerships between fleets and industry providers in

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19 States Target EPA Waiver for California’s Advanced Clean Trucks Rule

by John Kingston (Freight Waves) Overwhelmingly red states challenge waiver on rule governing what OEMs must sell into the state by 2042  --  Nineteen states have sought appellate court review in a challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency waiver granted to

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INSIDE CFAA: Forward Motion for Clean Fuels

by Floyd Vergara (Biodiesel Magazine)  ... Momentum from California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard continues to build the framework for the success of biodiesel and renewable diesel. Nearly 1.7 billion gallons of biomass-based diesel was used in 2022, displacing nearly half

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2023 Innovation Issue: Fields of Fortune

by John Russell (Indiana Business Journal) ... The top use for both crops is animal feed. But nearly half of Indiana’s corn is turned into ethanol as a fuel blend for cars, and nearly one-quarter of the soybean crop is

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Envitec Biogas Building 15 Biogas, Gas Upgrading Plants in the US

(Envitec/Biomass Magazine) New York, Connecticut, Minnesota, Indiana and South Dakota – the list of US states where EnviTec Biogas is currently completing anaerobic digestion and biogas upgrading projects is becoming longer and longer. “We have 15 plants under construction right now,”

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Shell/Pennzoil Engineers Earn Louis Schwitzer Award for Fuel Innovation

by Marshall Pruett  (Racer Magazine) BorgWarner presented its annual award for innovation at the Indianapolis 500 to the three engineers from Shell/Pennzoil who developed the new 100-percent renewable fuel that has powered the entire NTT IndyCar Series field since the onset of

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Transportation Challenges in Indiana and the Role of Biodiesel

(Clean Fuels - Fueling Conversations) In this episode, Greater Indiana Clean Cities Executive Director Kerri Garvin and Indiana Soybean Alliance Biofuels Director Helena Jette, board president, discuss transportation and clean air challenges in Indiana and the role biodiesel can play. Greater

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Corn and Soybean Growers Benefit from Increased Use of Biofuels

by Amie Simpson (Brownfield Ag News) ... The High Performance Low Carbon Liquid Fuels Summit brought stakeholders across the transportation sector together to discuss future energy solutions that include corn-based ethanol and soy-based biodiesel. Paul Hodgen is president of the Indiana Corn

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History of Diesel Engines

(Cummins) Rudolf Diesel and Clessie Cummins have many things in common. The most notable being their desire to find efficient solutions to problems with one goal in mind – making the world a better place. The invention of advanced diesel engines has

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Trucking Industry Worries US EPA Put 'Cart before the Horse' with Emissions Proposal

by Jasmin Melvin (S&P Global)  EPA, California rules look to phase out diesel trucks; Will require more trucks to haul same amount of freight; Range, charging and power needs still present challenges  --  While onboard with ambitions to transition the US car fleet

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Cummins Welcomes Biden, Touts $1B Investment in US Facilities

By Sara Samora (Manufacturing Dive)  - Auto parts maker Cummins welcomed President Joe Biden for a visit Monday as the company announced its investment of more than $1 billion across its engine manufacturing network in Indiana, North Carolina and New

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Working Hand-in-Hand to Create a Cleaner Future B20 Club Member Spotlight: Al Warren Oil Co. and Altom Transport

(B20 Club of Indiana) In 1948 Al Warren started his journey in the oil and gas industry with one truck and one vision. From humble roots in home heating oil deliveries, Al Warren Oil Co. has grown into a leader in

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BioTown Biogas Activates Digester, Processing Facility in Indiana

(BioTown BioGas/Biomass Magazine)  BioTown Biogas (BTB), a leading renewable energy producer in the waste-to-value energy market, is today activating its new digester and processing facility, one of the largest on-farm biodigesters in the world. The activation is being marked by an

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A Team Built for Near-Site CCS

by Luke Geiver  (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  With carbon capture and sequestration taking ethanol towards net-zero, a rising CCS developer is focused on working with producers that are uniquely positioned to sequester near their plant. Vault 44.01 is a company named for

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Midwest CO2 Pipeline Rush Creates Regulatory Chaos

by Mike Soraghan  (E&E News Energywire)  A complicated question is looming in the Midwest over plans to build thousands of miles of carbon dioxide pipelines: Who would regulate them? The answer could affect the Biden administration’s hopes for a massive buildup of

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USDA to Help Farmers Navigate the Murky World of Soil Carbon Offsets

by Emily Pontecorvo (Grist) When Congress passed an omnibus spending bill in December, it included a bit of bipartisan climate legislation that had been languishing on the Hill since its introduction in 2020. The Growing Climate Solutions Act, supported by climate

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Biofuels M&A: 2022 Review & Outlook 2023

by Bruce Comer, Frank Kim, and Zak Putlak (Ocean Park/Biofuels Digest)  The market for buying and selling biofuels plants followed a historic 2021 with a transformational year in 2022, driven by one pivotal biomass-based diesel (BBD) transaction. Overall, seven mergers and

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Cardinal Ethanol and Vault 44.01 Form Joint Venture to Implement a Carbon Capture and Sequestration Project in Indiana

(Cardinal Ethanol/Business Wire) -Cardinal Ethanol, LLC (Cardinal) and Vault 44.01 Ltd. (Vault) announced today that, through their affiliate companies, they have formed a joint venture to design, implement, and operate a carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and sequestration (CCS) project at Cardinal’s

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Students, Young Professionals Receive Scholarships to National Ethanol Conference

(Renewable Fuels Association) The Renewable Fuels Foundation announces six 2023 recipients of the Robert Sather Memorial Scholarship, which annually offers opportunities for students and young professionals to attend the National Ethanol Conference. Student scholarship recipients are Xueli Chen, who is working toward a doctorate

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INSIDE CFAA: Midwest Momentum

(Clean Fuels Alliance America/Biodiesel Magazine)  This past year, states across the country continued to prioritize low-carbon renewable fuels like biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel.Clean Fuels Alliance America worked with state soybean organizations and member organizations to enact new

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Energy Students Take on a New Challenge – Recycling

(Freeman Business) ... Fluence Analytics is a Tulane University spin-out that specializes in continuous analytics and process control solutions for the polymer and biopharmaceutical industries. Ranked by CB Insights as one of the world’s most promising advanced manufacturing startups, the company

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New Poll: Voters Support Ethanol and RFS, Oppose EV Mandates

(Renewable Fuels Association) A new survey of registered voters shows robust support for ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard, while also revealing significant opposition to policies that ban liquid fuels or mandate electric vehicles. The poll was conducted for the Renewable

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ACE Submits Comments to USDA on Climate-Smart Farming Practices

( American Coalition for Ethanol /Ethanol Producer Magazine) The American Coalition for Ethanol submitted feedback to the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service request for public input on implementation of funding in the Inflation Reduction Act for key NRCS conservation programs to

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USDA Announces REAP Awards, Opens New Funding Round

by Erin Voegle (Biodiesel Magazine) The USDA on Dec. 15 awarded $285 million to 844 projects under the Rural Energy for America Program. The agency also announced it is offering an additional $300 million in REAP funding, including $250 million allocated

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Purdue University Study Shows Soybean Oil for Biofuels Has Limited Impact on Overall Food Prices

(Soy Hopper/United Soybean Board) While greater biofuel demand contributes to rising price of soy oil-based foods, increased availability of soy meal drives down cost of animal proteins, offsetting Consumer Price Index. -- Whether buying Christmas presents, purchasing a new car or

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Fulcrum Saves Christmas: MSW-to-Fuels Production Begins at Sierra Biofuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) From Nevada comes the long-awaited news that Fulcrum BioEnergy has successfully produced a low-carbon synthetic crude oil using landfill waste as a feedstock at its commercial-scale Sierra BioFuels Plant. Sierra is the first and at present the largest landfill

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Gary Advocates Ask Judge to Revoke Waste-to-Jet-Fuel Plant’s Permit

by Rebecca Thiele (WVPE/IPB News) Advocates in Gary say the Indiana Department of Environmental Management broke the law when it granted a permit for a plant that would turn waste into jet fuel. They're asking the state Office of Environmental Adjudication

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Renewable Diesel Starved for Feedstocks

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)  CHS Executive Halvorson Says Math Doesn't Add Up for Renewable Diesel Growth --   As exciting as the explosion of the renewable diesel industry is for agriculture, an executive with CHS Inc. said during the DTN

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Ope, Sorry: Midwestern House Dems Push for Leaders between the Coasts

by Sarah Ferris (Politico)  Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell and her allies are done being polite about Democrats' lack of leadership in the Heartland. --  A vocal group of Midwestern Democrats is telling it straight: Their party has a flyover country problem. And

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Work Truck Week --- March 7-10, 2023 --- Indianapolis, IN

The 2023 exhibit hall features commercial vehicles, equipment and products from 500 industry companies — including chassis, bodies, aerial devices, snow and ice control equipment, advanced fuels and vehicle technologies, accessories and components — with many exhibitors revealing or launching

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US Can Reach 100% Clean Power by 2035, DOE Finds, but Tough Reliability and Land Use Questions Lie Ahead

by Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive) New aggressive planning is needed to identify the long-duration storage technologies and find the land to grow enough resources to reach Biden net zero emissions goals, a DOE national lab reports. -- Four major

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States Are Vying for Money to Start ‘Hydrogen Hubs.’ What Are They?

by Robert Zullo (Wisconsin Examiner) Across the country, states are inking agreements with neighbors or striking out on their own to pursue billions in federal funding to set up “hydrogen hubs,” clustered centers for production, storage and use of the gas

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Ethanol Truck Effort by ClearFlame Progresses

by Willie Vogt (Farm Progress) Farmers have expressed a fair share of interest in work done by ClearFlame. The startup created by two Stanford University grads developed technology that will retrofit a diesel engine to run on pure ethanol. While the

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FAA, Universities Pursue Critical Research to Achieve U.S. Aviation Climate Goals

(Federal Aviation Administration) The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued more than $16 million in grants to 14 universities across the country for research to reduce aviation emissions and noise. The university teams are members of the Aviation

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New Joint Venture Executed to Escalate Industrial Hemp Industry as a Sustainable Solution in North America

(Global Cannabis Applications Corporation/The Newswire) Global Compliance Applications Corp. ("GCAC" or the "Company") (CSE:APP), (FSE:2FA), (OTC:FUAPF), announces a strategic partnership with ThingBlu Inc., a Washington state-based business with a SaaS agriculture business intelligence solution and B&M Products and Services LLP, an Indiana state company that has contracts with

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Indiana Ag Firms Testing Unique Ethanol Use in Semi-Trucks

by Wes Mills (Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick) As the automotive industry focuses on the transition to electric vehicles, a coalition of four Indiana-based agricultural companies still sees value in internal combustion engines burning biofuels, but with a technological

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Cummins QSK95 Engine Proven Fully Compatible With Renewable Diesel

(Cummins/Business Wire)  Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) is pleased to announce that its popular Tier 4 QSK95 engine can be safely used with renewable diesel, without any negative impact to its current EPA emission requirements or reliability. “Cummins is ready to assist customers

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ClearFlame Engine Technologies Hits Multiple Manufacturing, Customer Pilot, and Fueling Milestones, Highlighting Ability to Leverage Existing Infrastructure and Quickly Apply Green Solutions to Heavy-Polluting Diesel Engines, at Scale

(ClearFlame Engine Technologies/PR Newswire) Company Announces: Successful external conversion of truck engines from diesel to ethanol through partnerships with Reviva and Vander Haag's, Inc.; First pilot fleet trials of Class-8 truck in process with Beck's; First-ever retail sale of E98 as a

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RFA, Growth Energy Slam Inaccurate Reuters Report on Ethanol GHGs

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy are slamming a Reuters article published on Sept. 8 that recycles highly misleading claims about the greenhouse gas (GHG) impact of U.S. ethanol plants. The Reuters article, in part, cites the

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Siouxland Ethanol Plant Part of Record-Breaking Settlement for Toxic Releases

by Ariel Pokett (Siouxland Proud/KCAU)  An ethanol manufacturer agreed to pay a $1.7 million settlement with the EPA for allegedly releasing toxins at four plants, including one facility in Siouxland. Andersons Marathon Holdings LLC agreed to pay the settlement after a total of 131

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EPA Issues Fuel Waiver for Four States Impacted by Bp Refinery Shutdown

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  As part of the Federal Government’s response to a fire and shutdown at the Bp Whiting Refinery in Whiting, Indiana, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan today issued an emergency fuel waiver to help alleviate

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City of Fort Wayne - Better For Fleets. Cleaner For Communities.

(American Lung Association)  Video interview with Larry Campbell, Fleet Director for City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, on their 19 years of using B20.  WATCH VIDEO

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Ethanol’s Octane Power Showcased at Seventh Annual Indy Airstrip Attack

(AgriNews) When it comes to spectator sports, not many events can match the vibrant colors, the unique sounds and the raw power of drag racing. All of that and more was on display Aug. 13-14 at the Shift-S3ctor Indy Airstrip Attack at

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Louis Dreyfus Company Opens Soy Liquid Lecithin Plant in Claypool, Indiana

(Louis Deryfus Company/Biobased Diesel Daily) Louis Dreyfus Company Agricultural Industries LLC announced Aug. 3 the opening of its new soy liquid lecithin plant in Claypool, Indiana, positioning the site as the country’s largest facility integrating soybean processing, biodiesel production, and glycerin-

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Moving Transit Systems Forward: Muncie Indiana Transit System (MITS)

(Muncie Indiana Transit System) Riding MITS not only helps keep Muncie healthier but cleaner. MITS is dedicated to providing reliable and sustainable transportation options for the residents, students, and visitors to Muncie, Indiana. MITS proudly fuels its 33 full-size diesel

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Anniversary Book: Funding, Organizational Growth, and Feedstock Wars

(Clean Fuels Alliance America) As the 1990s dawned, more than a decade of renewed research had been performed on various straight vegetable oils and esterified varieties by a number of individuals and universities both in the U.S. (North Dakota State, Idaho,

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ABC Recognizes 55 Projects for Multi-Decade Digester Operation

(American Biogas Council/Biomass Magazine)  As renewable energy captures a greater share of U.S. energy and fuel production, the American Biogas Council is proud to recognize several anaerobic digester projects that have been pushing the industry forward in these ambitious efforts. Biogas

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Purdue Northwest Process to Turn Food Waste into Sustainable Hydrogen Is Licensed to Energy Company

(Purdue Northwest) The Purdue Research Foundation recently completed a licensing agreement with an international energy company for the commercialization of a new process discovered at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) for the biological production of hydrogen from food waste. A second licensing

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Indy 500 Highlights Ethanol’s Role In Racing, Global Market

(U.S. Grains Council) Delegations from Japan, South Korea, India and Indonesia traveled to the United States last week to take part in the Indianapolis 500. Hosted by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) in collaboration with the Indiana Corn Marketing Council, the

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2022: Last Indy 500 with E85 - Next Year 100% Renewable Fuel

by Bob Kozak* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Sunday (May 30th) marked the last use of E85 by cars racing in the Indy 500. The race, referred to as “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” had about 350,000 cheering fans at the track

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IndyCar to Use (100%) Renewable Fuel Beginning in 2023

(Associated Press) IndyCar will become the first North American racing series to use 100% renewable fuel in its race cars. Shell, which recently signed a five-year extension to be the fuel sponsor for the open-wheel series, announced plans Friday to switch to

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Shell to Become IndyCar Fuel Supplier in 2023

by Marshall Pruett (Racer)  Shell will replace Speedway as the official fuel supplier of the NTT IndyCar Series in 2023. Pennzoil will also become the official oil of IndyCar; both brands are longtime sponsors and partners of Team Penske. “We are

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Scott Dixon Sets Indy 500 Qualifying Record Running on E85: Last Goes First

by Bob Kozak* (Atlantic Biomass/Advanced Biofuels USA) On Sunday (May 22nd), Scott Dixon was the last driver to make a run at the Indy 500 pole. Next Sunday, his record-breaking qualifying means he'll be the first car lined up as

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Seventeen States Sue EPA for Letting California Set Vehicle Standards

by Zack Budryk (The Hill) Seventeen Republican state attorneys general on Friday announced a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for allowing California to set its own vehicle emissions standards.  The lawsuit alleges EPA Administrator Michael Regan violated the Constitution’s doctrine of equal

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Green Rock Energy Partners Announces Partnership with Renewable Power and Renewable Natural Gas Producer Bio Town Biogas

(Green Rock Energy Partners/Business Wire)  Green Rock Energy Partners LLC ("Green Rock" or "the Firm"), a sustainable infrastructure focused private equity firm which invests in renewable energy companies and projects, acquired a stake in Bio Town Biogas LLC (“Bio Town”), a

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Proponents Say Storing Captured Carbon Underground Is Safe, But States Are Transferring Long-Term Liability for Such Projects to the Public

by Nicholas Kusnetz (Inside Climate News)  As companies propose storing carbon dioxide in depleted oil fields or saline aquifers, some states are putting themselves on the hook for future problems with the projects. --  As states rush to enact rules and

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Fuels 2022 --- May 24-26, 2022 --- Indianapolis, IN

Decarbonization: Challenges | Strategies | Opportunities -- Join us as we look at a variety of strategies to decarbonize the transportation system that affect both the legacy fleet as well as new to market vehicles, including all classes, markets and

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15 AlgaePrize Teams Advance as Finalists

(U.S. Department of Energy) 15 teams are advancing as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) 2022–2023 AlgaePrize competition. Finalist teams were selected based on their 10-page research synopsis which described each team’s research plan for their proposed project

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Researchers Evaluate the Impact of the Renewable Fuels Standard on Biofuel Production

by Madelyn Ostendorf (Successful Farming)  In a first-of-its kind study, researchers at Purdue University have illustrated the impact of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on the production of biofuels. Over the past 15 years, production and consumption of biofuels have increased in

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US Transportation Secretary Awards $409M to Help Decarbonize Bus Fleets

(U.S. Department of Transportation/NGV Journal)  President Biden and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded $409.3 million in grants to 70 projects in 39 states to modernize U.S. buses, make bus systems and routes more reliable, and improve

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Outstanding Faculty in Discovery: Kilaz Aims for Sustainably Fueled Future

by John O'Malley (Purdue University) Gozdem Kilaz, associate professor of engineering technology, has been recognized for her contributions to the research mission in Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute. In May 2021, Kilaz received the college’s Outstanding Faculty in Discovery Award. Kilaz holds bachelor’s

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Texas Leads 14-State Fight On Biden Vehicle Emissions Regs

by Clark Mindock (Law360)  A Texas-led group of states is slamming the Biden administration's push to strengthen greenhouse gas standards for auto emissions, telling the D.C. Circuit on Monday it must intervene and stop a purported federal war on fossil fuels. The

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POET – Portland Completes Construction On Renewable CO2 Addition

by Jody Heemstra  (DRG News)  POET completed construction on an addition to its POET Bioprocessing facility in Portland, Indiana, facility. This addition allows the facility to capture renewable CO2, a co-product of POET’s bioethanol production process, to be sold for

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Indaba Renewable Fuels to Produce 6,500 Barrels per Day SAF in 2 Locations Using Haldor Topsoe Tech

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) News just in that Indaba Renewable Fuels will build two greenfield refineries in California and Missouri to produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel utilizing Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology. The facilities are expected to begin production of SAF in 2024

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White House Will Recruit Rural Land for New Clean Energy Projects, Could It Create Too Much Competition for Land?

by Tyne Morgan (Farm Journal AgWeb) The Biden Administration is ramping up its efforts to deploy clean energy infrastructure across the country. The White House announced this week plans to utilize public lands and rural America for wind, solar and other clean energy

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Brightmark Receives ISCC PLUS Certification

(Brightmark) Certification ensures compliance with high ecological and social sustainability requirements, greenhouse gas emissions savings, and traceability throughout the supply chain   -- Brightmark, LLC the global waste solutions provider, today announced that its Ashley, Indiana Plastics Renewal Facility has been ISCC

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Fulcrum BioEnergy Completes $375 Million Offering of Indiana Finance Authority Environmental Improvement Revenue Bonds

(Fulcrum Bioenergy)  Represents a significant milestone for Fulcrum’s second zero-carbon transportation fuels project --   Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a pioneer in the production of low-carbon transportation fuels, announced today the completion of an interim financing to fund Fulcrum’s second waste-to-fuels project,

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Amp Americas Expands Dairy RNG Assets in Idaho and Indiana

by Ariana Fine (NGT News) Amp Americas II LLC, a company converting dairy waste into carbon-negative renewable transportation fuel and power, has expanded its dairy renewable natural gas (RNG) and electricity assets portfolio with two major acquisitions that tripled the size

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Work Truck Week 2022 --- March 8-11, 2022 --- Indianapolis, IN

For more than 20 years, the people who design, build, use and maintain the work trucks and equipment the world relies on have gathered every March to see the industry’s latest products and technology, learn from one another and discuss

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FAA Research Grants Aim to Tackle Aviation’s Massive Deficit of Greener Fuel

by Leslie Josephs (CNBC)  -Sustainable aviation fuel accounts for much less than 1% of global aviation fuel.  -The FAA is giving research grants in effect to help drive down the high cost of greener sustainable fuel.  -Airlines, trade groups and

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Microbes’ Sense of Community, Cooperation Could Improve Biofuels

by Elizabeth K. Gardner (Purdue University/Fence Post) Microorganisms can be neighborly — when breaking down complex plant fibers they divide the labor and are able to sustain a diverse community, as each member gets its share of food. Understanding how

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Biogas Now & Beyond

by Anna Simet  (Biomass Magazine) Market momentum, potential and policy were some of the main discussion topics at the virtual Biogas Americas conference.  --  ... With 2,200-plus operating systems in all 50 states, the U.S. biogas market seems sizeable. According

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U.S. DOE Announces $199 Million to Reduce Emissions from Cars & Trucks

(U.S. Department of Energy/Clean Technica)  25 Research, Development, and Demonstration Projects Will Advance Electrification of Freight Trucks, Reduce Vehicle Emissions and Improve Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure --  Vice President Kamala Harris joined U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm in New

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USDA Announces More Than $146M Investment in Sustainable Agricultural Research

(U.S. Department of Agriculture)  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today an investment of more than $146 million in sustainable agricultural research projects aimed at improving a robust, resilient, climate-smart food and agricultural system. This investment is made under

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Kinetrex Energy and Wabash Valley Power Alliance Announce Construction on Three RNG Facilities

(Kinder Morgan)  Construction activities underway with initial in-service by fall of 2022 --  Kinetrex Energy, a Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) company and Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA) today announced they have started construction activities for three previously announced renewable natural

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The Importance of Communicating Your Sustainability Story

by Emily Smith (Trust in Food) During Farm Journal’s 2021 Sustainable Produce Summit that took place earlier this month, a key theme of effectively communicating sustainable food and agriculture stories to consumers came through again and again. As specialty crop growers

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Building A Better Future: B20 Club Member Spotlight: Ozinga

(B20 Club of Indiana) For B20 Club member Ozinga, building a better future for coworkers, communities and customers is all in a day’s work. Founded in 1928 as a small coal yard, this fourth-generation family-owned business is now a premier supplier

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Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels 2030, Vol 2

(Emerging Markets Online)  New study! Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels 2030, Vol 2. (249 pages, August 2021) focuses on low-carbon feedstock availability, technology pathways for low carbon renewable diesel, and sustainable aviation production. Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) 2030  covers

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Muncie Indiana Transit System, Ozinga Join B20 Club of Indiana

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) The B20 Club of Indiana recently welcomed two new fleets as members: the Muncie Indiana Transit System and Ozinga. MITS, servicing Muncie, Indiana, where Ball State University is located, operates 33 full-size transit buses fueled with

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United Dairy Farmers Gets $634,000 from USDA to Expand Ethanol Sales

(Farm and Dairy) An Ohio company received a chunk of $26 million given out through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program. Cincinnati-based United Dairy Farmers Inc. was awarded $634,000 to expand ethanol sales at its convenience stores and

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Calumet Montana Refining and Governor Gianforte to Cut Ribbon on First Delivery of Renewable Feedstock

(Calumet Specialty Products Partners/CISION) Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) announces that the Partnership and the Honorable Governor Greg Gianforte are holding a formal ribbon cutting ceremony today at the plant. This event will celebrate the delivery of the first seed oil feedstock

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Kinder Morgan Closes Kinetrex Energy Acquisition

(Kinder Morgan) Acquisition provides entry into high growth renewable natural gas market  --  Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) today closed on its previously announced acquisition of Kinetrex Energy. The $310 million acquisition includes two small-scale, domestic LNG production and fueling

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Biogas Project in Indiana to Produce Net Zero Emission Fuel for Truck Fleets

(OPAL Fuels)  OPAL Fuels LLC announced an investment in Bio Town Biogas, one of the most environmentally-friendly renewable natural gas production facilities in the United States. The centerpiece of the project will be a large-scale dairy digester that will produce about

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The Rubbishing of Aviation, and the Search for Carbon-Negative Rubbish

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Where I come from, rubbish is used as a verb, meaning to denigrate, and there’s been an awful lot of rubbishing going around with respect to aviation. Once, we Flew the Friendly Skies, but these days,

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Ethanol Report RFA 40th Anniversary Feature – Bob Reynolds

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) The Renewable Fuels Association was born in 1981 and RFA is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year by spotlighting some of the pioneers in the ethanol industry who were there at the beginning, like Bob Reynolds. Bob Reynolds founded Downstream Alternatives

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Opal Fuels Invests in Indiana RNG Facility

by Michael Bates (NGT News) OPAL Fuels LLC, a Fortistar portfolio company and producer and distributor of renewable natural gas (RNG), has announced an investment in Bio Town Biogas. The RNG production facility, located in Indiana, will feature a large-scale dairy digester

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Using Cycloalkanes for Jet Fuel: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Ethanol-Derived Jet Blending Components

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) LanzaTech, Purdue and PNNL are working together to develop a commercially viable process to convert an ethanol-derived olefin intermediate into a jet-range hydrocarbon with 60 wt.% yield to cycloalkanes and demonstrate its commercial utility as

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Fulcrum BioEnergy Completes Construction of the Sierra BioFuels Plant

(Fulcrum BioEnergy/PR Newswire) World's First Garbage to Zero-Carbon Transportation Fuels Plant Has Begun Start-up and Commissioning  --  Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a pioneer in the production of low-carbon fuels, announced today that it has completed construction on the world's first commercial-scale plant

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Artificial Photosynthesis Promises Clean, Sustainable Source of Energy

(Purdue University/SciTechDaily) ... The closest process to artificial photosynthesis humans have today is photovoltaic technology, where a solar cell converts the sun’s energy into electricity. That process is famously inefficient, able to capture only about 20% of the sun’s energy. Photosynthesis,

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Brightmark to Build World’s Largest Advanced Plastics Recycling and Renewal Facility in Macon, GA

(Brightmark) New state-of-the-art plant will sustainably recycle and convert all types of plastic waste into fully circular products --  Brightmark, the global waste solutions provider, today announced that it will build the world’s largest advanced plastics recycling and renewal facility

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Commentary: The Double Standard for Plant-Based Products

(Hoosier Ag News/MNC)  ... Today’s plant-based meats are far more complicated. Two of the most popular brands, Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, utilize pea protein or soy protein concentrate in their burgers, both of which closely mimic the texture and taste

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Department of Energy Selects Four Projects to Move Co-Optimized Biofuels and Combustion Engines Closer to Market

(U.S. Department of Energy) Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of four projects totaling $1 million to conduct cutting-edge applied research and development concerning the interaction between promising biofuels and combustion engines. The projects will leverage a

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United Wants Passengers to Donate Money to Sustainable Jet Fuel. But Is It Better than Carbon Offsets for Saving the Planet?

by Lauren Zumbach (Chicago Tribune) United Airlines is giving customers who want to reduce the environmental impact of their travel a way to buy sustainable jet fuel that releases fewer emissions than traditional jet fuel. The Chicago-based airline has already secured

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Governor Vetoes Proposal Requiring Enhanced Ethanol Labeling at Indiana Fuel Pumps

by Dan Carden (NWI.com) Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has vetoed legislation that would have required fuel blends containing between 10% and 15% ethanol, also known as E15, be prominently labeled on Indiana fuel pumps. Senate Enrolled Act 303 proposed mandating a

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Growth Energy Calls on Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb to Veto Attack on E15

(Growth Energy) Growth Energy sent a letter to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb urging him to veto SB 303, legislation intended to destroy demand for E15, a fuel blend with 15 percent ethanol. “Make no mistake, SB 303 was designed to stall new

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Ethanol: Time to 'Think Big Picture'

by Andy Knight (The Herald Bulletin) Legislation that opponents say would limit consumers’ access to a promising blend of ethanol fuel is on its way to becoming law. Senate Bill 303 has passed through both chambers of the Indiana General Assembly with overwhelming

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Growing Interest in Carbon Markets Coming from All Sides

by Rhiannon Branch (Brownfield Ag News) Interest and growth in carbon market programs is booming.  A recent ecosystem markets webinar hosted by the Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership had more than 1600 participants registered with more than 600 questions submitted ahead of time. Speaker Kari Hernandez,

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Rising Salt Water Claiming American’s Coastal Farms

(Our Daily Planet) Salty soil is a death sentence for crops, and for areas of coastal farmland, an increasing threat due to climate change. Known as saltwater intrusion, this occurs when storm surges or high tides overtop areas low in elevation. It

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Indiana Soybean Alliance and American Lung Association Launch B20 Club of Indiana

(Indiana Soybean Alliance) Four diesel fleets in Indiana were recently inducted as inaugural members of the newly-formed B20 Club of Indiana, a collaboration between the Indiana Soybean Alliance and the American Lung Association© that showcases exceptional green fleets with experience using

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Grant to Help U. of Tennessee Ag Institute Develop SAF Feedstock Supply Chains

(Biobased Diesel Daily) Researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to evaluate regional biomass supply chains with regard to their potential for supplying feedstock for domestic fuel production

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CountryMark, Ceres Solutions and USDA Bring E15 to Rensselaer

(95.3 MNC) Jasper County, Indiana will soon have its first E15 fueling station thanks to efforts from two farmer-owned cooperatives and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. ... Ceres Solutions owns the CountryMark-branded station on North McKinley Avenue in Rensselaer, Indiana,

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Growth Energy Hails New Grants for Retail Expansion of Biofuel Blends

(Biofuels International)  Growth Energy welcomed the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) announcement of grants under the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Programme (HBIIP). Growth Energy's network of both large and small retail partners secured nearly $30 million (€25 million) in grants

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“Flim Flam” Biofuels Company Wants to Buy the Largest East Coast Oil Refinery

by Steve Horn (The Real News)  ... The little-known company has pitched its proposal to convert the site into a biofuels refinery. It is run by a man one mayor has dubbed the “Flim Flam Man,” and the company has never actually opened

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Trump Administration Invests Up to $100 Million to Increase American Biofuel Sales

(U.S. Department of Agriculture) U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has invested $22 million out of the up to $100 million in grants available to increase American ethanol and biodiesel sales. These funds

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River Cruise Giants Make Big Waves, Smaller Impacts with Biodiesel

(Sustainable Brands/Illinois Soybean Association) For Hornblower, the integration of biodiesel into its latest boats was a natural evolution of its environmental stewardship. The company has led the charge in the industry, in terms of reducing its fleet’s impacts on the

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New Report Reveals EPA Reform on Biogenic Crops Ruling Could Add Hundreds of Millions in Wages, Thousands of Jobs to U.S. Economy

(Biogenic CO2 Coalition)  Scientifically Backed Change in Status of Carbon Emissions from Ag Feedstocks Could Provide Massive Boost to Struggling U.S. Economy --  The Biogenic CO2 Coalition, a working group of leading trade associations that support American agriculture, today released a new

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Biodiesel-Powered Vehicles Wrap and Roll

(National Biodiesel Board)  "Better, Cleaner, Now" message delivered from coast to coast  --  Newly branded vehicles highlighting biodiesel’s sustainability and emissions reduction benefits are rolling along city streets and interstate highways from the nation’s capital, to Texas oil country, up

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How Farming Has Changed in Every State the Last 100 Years

(Houston Chronicle)  Using current and past Census data, Stacker tracks the way the American farming industry has changed over the past century.  Over the past century, American farming has changed dramatically. Crops with long histories like tobacco are still prevalent throughout

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Phenotyping and Trait Predictions: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Sorghum as Energy Crop

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Take genotype + environment + management practices and you’ve got phenotyping, a measurable characteristic or trait of a plant. In this case, we look at sorghum from Purdue University’s Dr. Melba Crawford and how they are

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Ethanol's Market Move

by Lisa Gibson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Ethanol producers are investing in high-end alcohol production after seeing its value during the pandemic. And it’s not just alcohol for hand sanitizer, but other disinfectants, as well as pharmaceuticals, fragrances, cosmetics and more. ... Homeland

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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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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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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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Amid Oil Price Crash, a New Hope for Biofuels

by Tina Casey (Triple Pundit)  ... (T)there are reasons to be optimistic about the future of biofuels, as the field continues to evolve remarkably from where it was a decade ago. ... Rather than letting the rest of the plant go to waste, the

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Midwest Lawmakers: Biofuel Producers Need Relief Aid

(Nexstar Media Wire/Fox40) Midwest lawmakers say biofuel producers should be getting the same support and protection as oil companies. Coronavirus shutdowns have slashed the demand for gasoline, and while the White House is pledging to buy 75 million barrels of oil, ethanol

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Biodiesel Fraud Suit Nets $70 Million for Whistleblower, Feds

(Bloomberg Law)  Scheme to defraud EPA renewable fuel program; Criminal cases made damages easy to calculate e-Biofuels LLC and other defendants face a $70 million liability for violating the False Claims Act by engaging in a scheme to defraud the EPA’s renewable

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Featured Project: Purdue University Elevated Solar Panels

(Indiana Agriculture Coalition for Renewable Energy)  Our first featured renewable energy project is a joint project between PU Chemical Enginering and PU Agronomy Department at the Sustainable Food, Energy and Water Systems (SFEWS) research project in West Lafeyette. ... “This research will

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Great Plains Institute’s Latest Report: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to A Clean Fuels Policy for the Midwest

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  The Midwestern Clean Fuels Initiative, facilitated by the Great Plains Institute, is a broad coalition of fuels producers and marketers, nonprofit and research organizations, scientists and engineers, and agriculture and industry stakeholders. The coalition

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The Hand Sanitizer Market: A Salvation for Beleaguered Ethanol Producers, or Not?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... In response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) created exemptions allowing certain alcohol fuel permit holders to sell ethanol (alcohol) for use in the

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Indiana Plant to Convert Methane into 8 Million Gallons of Renewable Natural Gas Each Year

by Emily Holbrook (Environment and Energy Leader) This week marks the completion of the Indy High BTU plant at the Indianapolis South Side Landfill. The plant, which will be fully operational March 20, will convert landfill methane gas into approximately 8 million gallons of pipeline-quality

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Limited Biofuels M&A Activity in 2019, Stage Set for Potentially Busy 2020

by Bruce Comer (Ocean Park/Biofuels Digest) Biofuels Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity in North America was subdued in 2019. Only four operating biodiesel, ethanol and advanced biofuels plants were sold during the year. These four acquired plants were relatively small with

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