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Anatomy of a Community Benefits Plan: Using DOE’s Framework to Construct an Impactful CBP

by Alayna Chuney and Vanessa Suarez (Carbon 180) Community benefit plans (CBPs) are required for all Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act funding opportunity announcements and loan applications, a move towards codifying community engagement alongside historic clean energy investments.  DOE characterizes

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Pipeline Company, Environmental Group Strike Unique ‘Community Benefits’ Agreement

by Paul Hammel (Nebraska Examiner) Under deal with Bold Alliance, first responders will get training, landowners could choose annual royalties payments and local foundations will get donations -- The developer of a carbon-dioxide pipeline and an environmental group have struck a “one-of-a-kind”

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Viewpoint: Planned Dangerous Ethanol Plant Violates City Law

by Robert Weintraub (News Leader)  An ethanol production plant has been proposed for Fernandina Beach by Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM). The company has said it is not required to provide details of the plant or its operation to the city commission.

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The Green Revolution Sweeping Sweden

by Per Liljas (Washington Post)  A boom of renewable-powered industries has found a home in northern Sweden, fueling the country’s ambitions of a fossil-free economy -- ... A boom of renewable-powered industries has given rise to what has been dubbed a “green

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German Environment Minister Signals Openness to Using Biofuels in Agriculture

(Clean Energy Wire) Germany's environment minister Steffi Lemke is moving away from her opposition to the use of biodiesel, at least in the agricultural sector, public broadcaster ARD reports. While there are no concrete plans yet, discussions are currently underway in the

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Portland Approves New Pipelines for Zenith Energy’s Renewable Fuels

by Gosia Wozniacka (The Oregonian/OregonLive)  The city of Portland has approved a request by Zenith Energy to build three new pipelines at the Northwest Portland fossil fuel terminals on the Willamette River. The Texas-based company says it will use the 12-inch pipelines strictly to transport

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Terviva

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Terviva is a food and ag innovation company partnering with farmers to grow pongamia, a climate-resilient tree which produces abundant, protein- and oil-rich legumes. Pongamia is uniquely suited to meet today’s environmental challenges. Chief Business Officer

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Dimensional Energy Secures $20 Million Series A Funding

(Dimensional Energy/Business Wire) Global leader in carbon utilization technology will use funds to accelerate sustainable aviation fuel production and the decarbonization of our economy. -- Dimensional Energy, Inc., a global leader in cutting-edge carbon utilization technology, Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) production and

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Biodiesel Las Americas Completes Construction of Biodiesel Plant in Doral, Florida

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily)  Biodiesel Las Americas has completed construction of its advanced biodiesel production facility in Doral, Florida. The plant is scaled to produce 7.5 million gallons of biodiesel per year from used cooking oil (UCO) generated from the

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As New York Officials Push Clean Hydrogen Project, Indigenous Nation Sees a Threat to Its Land

by Nicholas Kusnetz (Inside Climate News)  The Tonawanda Seneca see the industrial development next door as a threat to the woods they depend on for game and medicines, and the failure of the company and permitting agencies to consult them as

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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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Villagers Resist India's Biofuel Push, Fearing Hidden Health Risks

By Bhasker Tripathi (Reuters)  Communities fear pollution from new ethanol plants; Using rice, maize for fuel threatens food security; Climate benefits of crop-based biofuels questioned -- Over a year ago, locals were alarmed when they saw construction begin on the

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Lhyfe : New Partnership to Develop Large-Scale Integrated Renewable Energy System on Åland

(Market Screener) Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, Flexens, and Lhyfe have formed a partnership for the development and construction of an ambitious integrated energy island solution enabling large-scale offshore wind, green hydrogen production, and other local anchored value creating activities on Åland. CIP, through

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Why Better Community Engagement Is Key to the Future of Clean Tech

by Justin Worland (Time Magazine) ... Across the country, as money begins to flow from the Inflation Reduction Act, many project developers are now urgently facing this hurdle: to build they’ll need to win over local communities. In the public dialogue, many

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Judge Halts Major Bay Area Refinery Project for State Environmental Review

by Natalie Hanson (Courthouse News Service) Phillips 66 cannot begin operations at a new California biofuel refinery until Contra Costa County fixes flaws in an environmental analysis of the project. -- Phillips 66 must halt a plan to start operating a new

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Neighbours Rally against Proposed Biofuel Plant on Semiahmoo First Nation’s Land Public Comment DEADLINE October 14, 2023

by Simon Little & janetbrowncknw  (Global News)  Some South Surrey residents are rallying in opposition to a proposed plant to turn food waste into natural gas on the Semiahmoo First Nation’s reserve lands. The proposed plant would be located at the south ends of the

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Major Navigator CO2 Pipeline Project Is on Hold while the Company Reevaluates the Route in 5 States

by Josh Funk (Associated Press)  Navigator CO2 Ventures announced Tuesday that it is putting on hold one of the two biggest proposed carbon dioxide pipeline projects in the Midwest so it can reassess the project. The company withdrew its application for a

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Louisiana Decision Support Tool

(Carbon Action Alliance) Explore the social and environmental factors considered for building carbon management projects in Louisiana. -- This StoryMap contains the Louisiana Decision Support Tool for carbon management (Decision Support Tool). The Decision Support Tool is a public resource that includes

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A New Nimbyism Blocks Carbon Pipelines

By Benoît Morenne and Joe Barrett (Wall Street Journal)  Projects for burying carbon emissions are under pressure in the Midwest, spelling challenges ahead for massive infrastructure buildup -- Oil and gas pipelines have been stymied for years by environmentalists and landowners. Now those

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Analysis: US Carbon Capture Pipeline Setbacks Reflect Challenges in Climate Fight

by Leah Douglas (Reuters)   A series of permit rejections for two high-profile carbon pipeline projects in the U.S. Midwest could bode poorly for carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a widespread solution to climate change, reflecting deep-seated public concern about its

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GOP Lawmakers Testify against Eminent Domain Use for Carbon Pipeline

by O. Kay Henderson (Radio Iowa)  An Iowa lawmaker is suggesting the Iowa Utilities Board lacks the authority to grant Summit Carbon Solutions permission to seize property along its proposed pipeline route from unwilling landowners. Republican Representative Steven Holt of Denison says

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DOE Announces $17.2 Million to Use Carbon Dioxide for Enhanced Oil Recovery in Unconventional Reservoirs, Combined with Carbon Storage DEADLINE December 13, 2023

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) today announced up to $17.2 million to evaluate the potential for unconventional oil production through a combined process that uses captured carbon dioxide

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DOE Announces $27 Million for Carbon Dioxide Transport Networks to Manage Carbon Emissions DEADLINE November 16, 2023

(U.S. Department of Energy) Funding From President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Will Help Connect Sources of Carbon Dioxide to Locations for Geologic Storage and Conversion Through Multiple Transport Modes -- The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon

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Rastetter Testimony Sought for Evidence of Summit’s ‘Anticompetitive’ Agreements

by Jared Strong (Iowa Capital Dispatch)  Bruce Rastetter, the influential co-founder of Summit Carbon Solutions, should be subpoenaed to testify to state regulators in support of his company’s carbon dioxide pipeline proposal, according to the daughter of a landowner who is

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Minnesota Regulators Vote to Proceed with Environmental Review of Disputed Carbon Capture Pipeline

 by Steve Karnowski (Associated Press)  Minnesota regulators voted Thursday to proceed with an environmental review for part of a proposed but disputed pipeline network that would carry planet-warming carbon dioxide from Midwest ethanol plants to a permanent underground storage site. Iowa-based Summit Carbon

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Decision Looms by Sept. 6 on Navigator Pipeline Permit, Overruling South Dakota Counties

by John Hult (South Dakota Searchlight/Argus Leader) The Public Utilities Commission will decide at a later date whether it will overrule county zoning officials on behalf of a carbon pipeline company. Friday marked the second day of a two-day hearing in

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Sept. 2 Deadline for Comment on Semiahmoo First Nation Biofuel Project

by Tracy Holmes (Cloverdale Reporter) Renewable Natural Gas facility proposed for reserve land adjacent to Hwy. 99  --  “Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) must determine whether the proposed Andion Biofuel Facility, located in Surrey, BC is likely to

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LanzaTech Announces the Launch of Pre-Application Consultation on Plans to Produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Port Talbot.

(LanzaDragon) LanzaTech UK Ltd, a subsidiary of LanzaTech Global, Inc. (Nasdaq: LNZA) (“LanzaTech” or the “Company”) has announced the next stage of consultation on its proposed industrial facility to turn ethanol into sustainable aviation fuel. The Pre-Application Consultation (PAC) follows a

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Augusta Biofuel Plant on Hold as Commissioners Want More Discussion with Neighbors

 (WJBF) – A biofuels plant in South Augusta sounds like it could be a community asset: turning trash into natural gas. “It probably is. It probably can be a good project, but there again let us find out more about it,” said Commissioner

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North Dakota Regulators Deny Siting Permit for Summit Carbon Dioxide Pipeline; Company Will Reapply

by Jack Dura (Associated Press) North Dakota regulators denied a siting permit Friday for a proposed carbon dioxide pipeline that would cross five states. The decision complicates an already complex process for Summit Carbon Solutions, which is seeking similar authorization in the

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Groups Win Legal Challenges to Massive Bay Area Biofuel Refinery Projects

(Center for Biological Diversity)  Flawed Reviews Downplayed Harms to Communities, Environment -- Communities for a Better Environment and the Center for Biological Diversity won legal victories today over Contra Costa County’s approval of two proposed biofuel refinery conversions in the Bay Area.

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Tax Credits Jump Start Midwest Carbon Capture Projects — but the Cost Will Be in the Billions

by Erin Jordan (The Gazette) and  Juanpablo Ramirez-Franco (Harvest Public Media) (NPR)... Carbon tax credits are a “challenge to industry that says ‘if you can do this thing that makes sense for the climate, the U.S. government will pay you potentially tens,

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Iowa Regulators to Begin Summit Carbon Capture Pipeline Hearing Aug. 22 in Fort Dodge

by Donnelle Eller  (Des Moines Register) State regulators plan to hold a hearing beginning Aug. 22 in Fort Dodge on Summit Carbon Solutions' $4.5 billion proposal to build a roughly 680-mile carbon capture pipeline across Iowa, according to an order released

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Federal Hydrogen Program Is Cutting Out Local Groups, Threatening Climate Goals, Advocates Say

by Nicholas Kusnetz (Inside Climate News) Environmental groups sent a letter to Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm warning that a lack of transparency in an $8 billion clean hydrogen program leaves communities “entirely in the dark.” --As a key piece of

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Climate Change Denial among Hurdles for Carbon Capture Pipeline Project in Southwestern Minnesota

by Tom Cherveny (West Central Tribune)  Summit Carbon Solutions hosted 15 meetings for landowners last year at locations across the 10 counties in Minnesota in which it intends to build a pipeline to transport carbon dioxide from ethanol plants. Three issues were recurring

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Advancing Equitable Deployment of Regional DAC Hubs

by Celina Scott-Buechler, Julia Jeanty, Catherine Fraser, Grace Adcox, and Charlotte Scott (Data for Progress) ... DAC (direct air capture) is one approach to carbon dioxide removal, in most cases relying on large fans to push air through a filter

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Judge Rejects Attack on Bioenergy in North Carolina

(Smithfield/Biomass Magazine) A North Carolina administrative law judge has rejected a challenge to a general permit issued by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) authorizing the construction and operation of methane digesters for animal waste management. The judge held that

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‘It’s Unfair to the Community’: Barrio Logan Votes to Oppose Controversial Biofuel Plant’s Pipeline Plans

by Emily Alvarenga (San Diego Union-Tribune) New Leaf Biofuel says the pipeline would cut down on truck traffic. But the planning group decided it wouldn’t be enough to benefit the community. ... New Leaf Biofuel wants to build an underground pipeline to

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Couser Provides Grassroots Input to EPA

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan recently appointed members for the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee (FRRCC), including Iowa livestock producer and ethanol investor Bill Couser. Established in 2007, the FRRCC provides independent policy advice, information,

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Indonesian Children’s Home Funded through UCO Collection for Biofuels

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Indonesia, the Government of DKI Jakarta Province alongside Apical, Tanoto Foundation and T.CARE launched Rumah Anak SIGAP (SIGAP Children’s Home), an early childhood center in Ciracas, East Jakarta, a project funded through UCO collection for biofuels.

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Carbon America Introduces Project to Community

by Alicia Barry (Akron News-Reporter) Washington and Yuma Counties became a little more acquainted with Carbon America last week. The company held a community open house last Wednesday, March 22 at Quintech in Yuma, highlighting their Carbon Capture and Storage project at

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Ag Policy Blog: Despite Ethanol Industry Concerns, Iowa House Votes to Restrict Carbon Pipelines

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer) In one of the most heated political battles in the state, the Iowa House of Representatives on March 22 voted against the interests of the state's biofuels industry in a 71-20 vote to tighten rules

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Huge Phillips 66 Biofuels Project Will Test the Industry’s Green Promises

by Laila Kearney (Reuters) In the oldest refining town in the American West, Phillips 66 (PSX.N) is promising a greener future as it moves to halt crude-oil processing and build a massive renewable diesel plant, leading a global trend. That plan, announced in 2020,

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House Bill Would Establish New Rules for Carbon Pipelines, Landowners Rally

by O. Kay Henderson (Radio Iowa) It’s a farmer versus farmer debate over proposed rules for developers planning to build three carbon pipelines through Iowa. Under a bill that’s cleared a House subcommittee, landowners along 90% of a pipeline’s route would have

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REenergize the Gulf Coast Debuts: Online Community and Event Series to Support the Transformation of the US Gulf Coast Economy through Decarbonization Technology and Projects.

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... A seismic shift in the economy of this size needs a community to foster project development, spur R&D and tech transfer, highlight advances in policy, bring capital and tech together, highlight growth in manufacturing 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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Ciarán Cannon Hits out after 'Bag of Sh*t' Thrown at Him and Anne Rabbitte

by Daniel McConnell (Irish Examiner) Ciarán Cannon along with junior minister Anne Rabbitte had a 'bag of sh*t' thrown at both of them at a public meeting in Galway. 'The incident last night is indicative of an increasing level of toxicity

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Ag Policy Blog: Carbon Pipelines Projects Face Permit Hearings, Litigation and Legislation

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer) 2023 will shape up as a major year in the permitting and development of carbon pipelines across the Midwest and Plains states. The Minnesota and South Dakota Public Utilities Commissions each this week will examine the

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Virginia Wastewater Project Would Be First to Serve Customers Local Biogas

by Elizabeth McGowan (Enegy News Network) Roanoke Gas Company is seeking to partner with a western Virginia wastewater plant to capture, treat, and deliver biogas to local customers. Environmental groups have objections to how the deal is structured, though. -- It’s

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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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EPA Requests Nominations for the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) EPA is requesting nominations of prospective candidates for membership on the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) established under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Nominations are due no later than December 12, 2022. Any interested person

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Moratorium on Unregulated Biomass Facilities Approved in Madison County, US

(Bioenergy Insight)  Commissioners in Madison County, North Carolina, US, voted unanimously on 16 November to establish a moratorium on biomass facilities in the area, reported WLOS. Clear Sky Madison president Jim Tibbetts said county leaders decided after speaking with community residents that

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Viking CCS Pipeline Progresses towards DCO

(Harbour Energy) Harbour Energy is pleased to announce that Viking CCS (formerly V Net Zero), the CO2 transport and storage network, has recently opened the statutory consultation process for a Development Consent Order (DCO) for its onshore pipeline. This is the next

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Green Energy Biofuel Encourages Recycling Food Waste, Safe Cooking This Holiday Season

(WJBF) Green Energy Biofuel is spreading the word about helping the environment.  The company was recently visited by a group from the University of South Carolina. “We had some students come down, take a tour of the plant, and show them what we

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EPA Announces Selection of Members to Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  Committee charged with evaluation of Agency policies and programs at the intersection of agriculture and climate change -- Today (November 16, 2022), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan announced the appointment of 20 members,

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Barrio Logan Residents Want ‘Putrid’ Odors from Biodiesel Plant to Stop Public Comments Due October 20, 2022

by Tammy Murga (San Diego Union Tribune) Barrio Logan residents want county air quality regulators to put an end to odors coming from a local biodiesel plant they said are making them sick. They specifically want San Diego County Air Pollution Control

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NEXT Renewable Fuels and Its Big, Big, Big, Long, Long, Long Project in Oregon

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) We’ve long admired NEXT Renewable Fuels, developing one of the largest renewable diesel and plants in the nation, at Port Westward, near Clastskanie, on the Columbia River west of Portland. The Energizer Bunny could take lessons

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5 Minutes with Thomas Hoppe, Clariant’s Head of Operations Business Line Biofuels & Derivatives

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Clariant has built the first commercial sunliquid® plant for the production of 50,000 t 2G cellulosic ethanol per year in Romania, which started production a few weeks ago. What have been the main hurdles in reaching this milestone? We are extremely

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Paraguay Wants to Build South America’s Largest Biofuels Plant

by Karina Godoy (Diálogo Chino) US$1 billion Omega Green plant is expected to be completed in 2025. Communities and environmental organisations have raised concerns  -- In Paraguay, the announcement of a biofuels plant set to be the largest in South

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Wind Expansion Hindered by 'Messy' Local Dynamics

by Jeffrey Tomich (Politico Pro) Zoning restrictions could jeopardize as much as 77 percent of potential wind development areas in Iowa, according to a new study. The findings raise questions about how the nation can achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. ... Zoning

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The Green Ammonia Boom Is Coming

by Felicity Bradstock  (OilPrice.com) • Green ammonia is emerging as a major contender to become a vital emissions-free fuel for the world. • The renewable fuel is also gaining major attention from energy giants such as Exxon. • Greater investment

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More than 7,000 Comments, Letters Support Clean Fuels Project in Oregon

(Next Renewable Fuels/Biobased Diesel Daily)  More than 7,000 public comments and letters were submitted to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality urging the agency to approve the air permit for Next Renewable Fuels. Comments revealed a groundswell of support for Next

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Carbon Pipelines Needed to Help Keep Ethanol Viable, Supporters Say

by Jerry Guenther (Norfolk Daily News)   Carbon capture can help Nebraska — one of the nation’s top producers of ethanol— ensure its viability in the industry in the future, according to supporters. A representative of the ethanol industry and a representative

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Minnesota PUC Confirms Authority to Regulate CO2 Pipelines

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on May 19 unanimously voted that the organization has existing authority to permit the siting of carbon dioxide pipelines, including the two multi-state pipelines currently under development that will sequester

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Conservationists Sue to Stop SoCal Biofuel Refinery Expansion

by Hillel Aron (Courthouse News Service)  Biofuels are considered by some to be an important tool in the fight against climate change. But it has a growing number of detractors, including those within the environmental justice movement.  -- Three environmental nonprofits

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Iowa Carbon Pipeline Opponents See Lessons in Dakota Access Fight

by Dan Haugen (Energy News Network/The Gazette)  Coalition organizing earlier than those opposing oil pipeline six years ago -- In Iowa, though, a coalition similar to the one that took a stand against the Dakota Access Pipeline in 2016 is

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Bay Area Refineries to Start Producing Biofuels instead of Crude Oil

by Shomik Mukherjee (Times Herald)  Environmentalists opposed Contra Costa County supervisors’ approval of the projects, saying biofuels are just as destructive to the planet as fossil fuels --  Over the objections of environmentalists, Contra Costa County supervisors today gave Marathon Petroleum and

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Oregon Approves Key Permit for $2 Billion Renewable Diesel Project

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) The Oregon Department of State Lands recently approved the Removal-Fill permit for Next Renewable Fuels’ $2 billion renewable diesel project in Columbia County, Oregon. The approval is a key step in the project’s development. “This approval

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Biodiesel Expansion OK’d Amid Asphalt Concern

by Thomas Breen (New Haven Independent) An Annex plant that turns vegetable oil into biodiesel fuel won permission to expand its industrial waterfront operations — with a plea from City Plan Commissioners to do its best to swap out asphalt with concrete when possible

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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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Lewisporte Biofuel Project Takes Next Step with Call for Environmental Assessment Public Comment DEADLINE: February 14, 2022

by Evan Careen (SaltWire) Construction of proposed 163-hectare facility Terra Nova Energy Center includes a new bulk cargo port and marine fuel jetty -- A proposed liquid fuel and power plant project in the town of Lewisporte is now undergoing an environmental

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Wolf Carbon Solutions, ADM Announce Partnership to Advance Decarbonization of Ethanol Production

(ADM) Wolf Carbon Solutions US LLC (Wolf Carbon Solutions) and ADM (NYSE: ADM), a global leader in nutrition and agricultural origination and processing, today announced that they have signed a Letter of Intent paving the pathway toward further decarbonization of ADM’s

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An Energy Transition Needs Lots of Power Lines.

by Dan Gearino (Inside Climate News)  This 1970s Minnesota Farmers’ Uprising Tried to Block One. What Can it Teach Us? As the country moves toward a massive build-out of transmission lines, a decades-old rebellion offers a way through potential opposition. -- If

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Giant Pipeline in U.S. Midwest Tests Future of Carbon Capture

by Leah Douglas (Reuters) ... The project, dubbed the Midwest Carbon Express, had ambitions to become the world's largest carbon dioxide pipeline, moving climate-warming greenhouse gases from Midwest biofuels plants to North Dakota for permanent storage underground. ... The 65-year-old is among

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As Demand for Green Energy Grows, Solar Farms Face Local Resistance

by Ellen Rosen (New York Times) Developers say industrial-scale farms are needed to meet the nation’s climate goals, but locals are fighting back against what they see as an encroachment on their pastoral settings.  READ MORE As Demand for Green Energy

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UK ADBA Asks Government to Value Biogas Role to Decarbonize Economy

(ADBA/NGV Journal)  The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) welcomes the Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener published by the UK Government, in which it acknowledges the role that anaerobic digestion (AD), biogas and biomethane can play in achieving the

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Navigator Approved to Proceed With Development and Construction of Heartland Greenway System in Midwest

(Navigator Ventures/PR Newswire) Navigator CO2 Ventures LLC (“Navigator”) announced today that as a result of commitments received during its binding open season, it has obtained the necessary board approvals to proceed with its proposed carbon capture pipeline system, the Heartland Greenway. Based

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Proposed Catskills Biofuel Plant Scrutinized: Environmental Groups Urge More Time for Public Comment

(Times Union) Environmental groups urge more time for public comment Hughes Energy Group has proposed a biofuel production facility for Prattsville, which could cut down on landfills, but many residents are not supportive of the placement and potential disruption to the

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Climate Week Press Release:  Advanced Biofuels USA Encourages Participation in Community Climate Change Mitigation Efforts—One Community at a Time

For Immediate Release -- September 23, 2021—Frederick, MD -- --  Building on her recent experience volunteering on Frederick, Maryland’s City and County Climate Emergency Mobilization Work Group’s subgroup on Energy, Buildings and Transportation, Advanced Biofuels USA’s executive director, Joanne Ivancic, wants to

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A Biofuel Plant in the Catskills? Hughes Energy Says Plant Will Fight Climate Change

by Roger Hannigan Gilson (Times Union)  Concerned residents spoke out against the project at public information sessions -- A Yonkers-based company is attempting to build a plant in the Catskill Park to convert food waste and other trash into paper

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IUB Schedules Information Meetings Regarding Summit Carbon Pipeline

(Iowa Utilities Board)  Meetings to inform landowners about the proposed project --  On August 12, 2021, the Iowa Utilities Board issued a letter approving the locations, dates, and times for a series of public informational meetings to inform landowners about a proposed carbon

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Calumet to Tap into Renewable Diesel Fuels with $200M Project

by Phil Drake (Independent Record)  Calumet Montana Refining in Great Falls says it will spend nearly $200 million to convert some of its crude oil output into renewable diesel fuel processing, with plans to integrate local farms and ranches and

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Carbon Connector: The Summit Carbon Solutions’ Pipeline

by Lisa Gibson (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The Summit Carbon Solutions’ pipeline, a visionary multi-billion dollar project in the making representing about 15% of the U.S. ethanol industry, will allow producers to permanently sequester their carbon dioxide and cut their CI

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Environmental and Climate Justice and Technological Carbon Removal

Maya Batres, et al (The Electricity Journal) Environmental justice (EJ) and climate justice are becoming central foci of climate policy. Awareness is also growing on the need for some amount of carbon dioxide removal (CDR) to curb warming to 1.5 °C. In

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Share: Sussex OKs Poultry Waste Recycling Plant

(Cape Gazette)  Next step for Bioenergy Devco is state environmental permitting process -- Sussex County Council voted unanimously April 20 in favor of Bioenergy Devco’s conditional-use application for the Bioenergy Innovation Center in Seaford. BDC is a leading global developer of anaerobic

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Biofuels, or the Perils of Leadership

by Oliver Mace (Broadmore Consulting) ... In fact, having recently joined the nascent BP Biofuels business, it was my very first public speaking engagement on this particular subject; the Biofuels Expo & Conference in Newark, dubbed at the time the biggest

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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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Baton Rouge Port Officials Are Close to Lease Agreement for $300M to $700M Renewable Fuel Plant

by Timothy Boone (The Advocate) Officials with the Port of Greater Baton Rouge said they are about a week away from reaching a lease agreement with a Houston renewable fuels company that wants to lease 164 acres and build a $300

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New Northumberland Plant Turning Farming Waste into Energy Approved

by Ben O'Connell (Northumberland Gazette)  The proposal for the energy-producing anaerobic digester at North East Grains, to the south-east of Longhirst and north-east of Pegswood, had been recommended for approval at the Tuesday, August 4, meeting of Northumberland County Council’s

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Ethanol Ingredient Provider Hosts Competitive Grant Program for Future Ethanol Advocates

by Jackie Pohlman (Renewable Fuels Association)  When a group of dynamic individuals come together to make a difference, there’s no limit on the impact that they can make. This was the case when CTE Global’s employees came together with a single

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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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Poop to Power – $30-40M Anaerobic Digestion RNG Deal between Bioenergy DevCo and Cheseapeake Utilities

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) Big project news came in that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation entered into an agreement with Bioenergy DevCo to purchase biogas generated from organic materials at BDC’s facilities in Delaware which will be processed into renewable

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Gov. Jay Inslee’s Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Faces Tough Road ahead in Washington State

by Hal Bernton (Seattle Times) Gov. Jay Inslee’s campaign to clamp down on greenhouse gas emissions from the state’s transportation fuels, a high-profile goal throughout his two terms in office, faces a difficult road as the Washington state Legislature heads into

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Global Partners to Switch to Renewable Diesel

by Anna Del Savio (Columbia County Spotlight)  Company intends to transport renewable diesel instead of ethanol pending amendment approval  -- Global Partners LP will soon propose a lease amendment to switch from transporting ethanol to transporting renewable diesel on trains through

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Omaha-Based Ethanol Company Says It Won't Make Money off Controversial Grant

by Paul Hammel (Omaha World-Herald Bureau)  ... Todd Becker of Omaha-based Green Plains Inc. said the $1.8 million shifted away from wetland and conservation easement projects would be parceled out in grants to retail gas stations, not his firm, to help

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Whatcom County Stakeholders Fight for Canceled Renewable Diesel Facility

by Teya Heidenreich (Western Front)  After its cancellation on Jan. 21, the Green Apple Renewable Fuels facility is seen by many as a missed opportunity --  After over a year of planning, the Green Apple Renewable Fuels facility in Ferndale and

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Chemical Distribution Facility Proposed for Site South of Highway 1 in Abbotsford Would Include Three Large Ethanol Tanks

by Tyler Olsen (Abbotsford News) A proposal to build a large chemical distribution facility just southwest of the Sumas interchange received the conditional blessing of Abbotsford council last week. ... Univar distributes chemicals and other products, many of which are used by agriculture

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Portland Oil Terminal Looks to Pipe Biofuels

by Cassandra Profita (Oregon Public Broadcasting) Zenith Energy says it wants to add renewable fuels and what it calls “a liquid intermediate” to the list of products it handles at its crude oil terminal in Portland. The Houston-based energy company moves crude oil from rail

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COLUMN: NEXT: Building Trust and Community

by Chris Efird and Lou Soumas (The Chronicle)  NEXT Renewable Fuels is building an advanced biofuel facility at Port Westward. Today we are in the planning and permitting stage. Beginning with this op-ed, we intend periodic updates on the project, so

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After Yearlong Delay, New Fiberight Waste-to-Energy Plant Fires up Residential Garbage Processor

by Meg Robbins (Morning Sentinel/PressHerald)  The plant started taking in waste last week even as key officials from the group representing towns' interests in the facility have stepped down.  --  The Fiberight waste-processing facility in Hampden accepted its first loads of municipal

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NEXT Renewable Fuels and BP Products North America Enter into Renewable Feedstock Supply Agreement

(NEXT Renewable Fuels)  NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc (NEXT) and BP Products North America Inc. (BP) have entered into a long‐term Feedstock Supply Agreement whereby NEXT will purchase approximately 2 million metric tons (13.2 million barrels) per year of renewable feedstocks for NEXT’s planned Port Westward, Oregon renewable

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Considering a Regional Clean Fuel Standard

(Puget Sound Clean Air Agency) ...  The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has set a target of reducing climate pollution by 50 percent below 1990 levels by 2030, and is considering adopting a regional Clean Fuel Standard to help meet that

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United Riverhead Chairman Catsimatidis Calls Town ‘Anti-Business’ after Withdrawing Permit Application for Biofuel Tanks

by Denise Civiletti  (Riverhead Local)  Oil company chairman faults Riverhead supervisor for delays, demands and obstacles  --  Facing strong community opposition and a split town board, United Riverhead Terminal has withdrawn its special permit application to install six biofuel storage tanks at its

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VERBIO North America Finds New Site for Planned Kansas Biogas Plant after Community Upset with Original Plan

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  ... The zoning change coupled with a conditional use permit would have allowed VNA to construct its first US biomethane production facility. It was anticipated that the zoning and conditional use permit would be issued by

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Increase Public Awareness of Bio-Based Products and Applications Supporting the Growth of the European Bioeconomy

(European Commission) Promoting bio-based products to consumers--A bioeconomy uses renewable resources and helps society meet current environmental challenges so consumers need to be aware of the benefits of bio-based products. Converting resources from agriculture, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture into food, bio-based products

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Chipinge Villagers Sue Greenfuel to Stop Seizure of Communal Land

(Radio VOP)  VILLAGERS in Chipinge, Manicaland province have dragged ethanol producer, GreenFuel to court to stop it from occupying their communal land and interfering with their farming activities. Represented by Passmore Nyakureba and Blessing Nyamaropa of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, the villagers together with

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Port of St. Helens Acts on Crude Oil Shipments to Clatskanie Area

by Chole Skaar (TDN.com)  In a unanimous vote, the Port of St. Helens commissioners on Wednesday agreed to allow a wider range of crude oil grades to be shipped by train to Global Partners’ Port Westward export dock. ... Port commissioners limited crude

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New Refinery Floated for Western North Dakota

by John Hageman (The Dickinson Press) A new refinery has been proposed for oil-rich western North Dakota, prompting questions from a local township chairman. AIC Energy Corp. filed an application earlier this month with Williams County planning and zoning officials. It

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Fiberight Now Expects Hampden Waste Plant to Start up in April, a Year after Scheduled Start

by Charles Eichacker (Bangor Daily News)  The company developing a state-of-the-art waste processing facility in Hampden says the project will probably be completed by the end of March — nearly a full year after the facility was supposed to begin receiving

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CVEC, BioPro Seek Benson's Support for Steam Energy Proposal on Portion of Fibrominn Property

by Tom Cherveny (West Central Tribune)  ... And it's steam that Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company wants. Friese (Chad Friese, general manager of Chippewa Valley Ethanol) said the ethanol producer is at the end of the natural gas pipeline. It uses natural gas

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Town, United Riverhead Terminal Reach Agreement on Permit for Biofuel Tanks at Northville Facility

(Riverhead Local/Tank Terminal)  Riverhead officials have reached agreement with United Riverhead Terminal to allow the company to install six tanks to store biofuel at its Northville facility. The company says it needs the storage tanks at the facility to comply with

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NV Energy Asks Regulators to Levy Pricey charges on Biofuel Company Eschewing Utility's Service

by Riley Snyder (The Nevada Independent) NV Energy is asking state regulators to levy an expensive combination of charges for an under-construction Northern Nevada biofuels plant that has applied to purchase power from an alternative electric provider. Testimony filed by a utility

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New Members of Biomass Research and Development TAC Announced DOE Office of Energy Efficien

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces the newest members of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). The TAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the DOE concerning

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RNG Energy Solutions and Philadelphia Energy Solutions Partner to Form Point Breeze Renewable Energy

(Philadelphia Energy Solutions)  RNG Energy Solutions (RNG Energy) and Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining and Marketing LLC (PES) announced today that they have completed and executed several contracts including a long-term renewable natural gas sales agreement and site lease agreement to build

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Energy Company Pitches Biofuel Plant

by Courtney Vaughn (Columbia County Spotlight)  NEXT Energy wants to develop 80-acre site near Port Westward, hire 210 people  --  NEXT Energy Group, Inc. announced plans in July for a new renewable fuel production site that would yield 37,500 barrels a day of

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Biofuels Plant Proposal Raising Concerns for Residents in Sumner County

by Tiffany Lane (KSNW)  Residents expressed concern Wednesday night over a proposal to build a biofuel plant in Sumner County. A Michigan company is hoping to build a plant near Belle Plaine that would convert wheat straw into renewable gas.  The company says the

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IDEM Holds Public Meeting on Ethanol Refinery

by John Walker (Shelbyville News)  A much smaller crowd turned out this time at Breck Auditorium for a public meeting on a proposed ethanol plant in Shelby County. ... Those concerns also prompted IDEM to extend the public comment period on POET’s air quality permit application to Aug. 20,

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North Dakota Refinery Seeks to Become Renewable Diesel Plant

(My Plainview)  The owner of a small crude oil refinery in North Dakota is seeking to convert the facility to process vegetable oil into renewable diesel instead of continuing to make petroleum. The Andeavor Dickinson Refinery applied for an air quality permit

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Proposed Biofuel Plant Worrying Neighbors

by Morgan Downing (KAKE) ... VNA Corporation wants to build a biofuel plant north of Wellington.  The company plans on harvesting natural gas from wheat stalk. It says it will be new source of revenue for Kansas farmers. "To me, it's a smart move,"

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Proposals to Turn North Carolina Hog Waste into Biofuel Spur Debate

by Catherine Clabby (NC Health News/Carolina Public Press)  Good news about hog waste can be scarce in this swine-rich state. But success at converting swine waste into usable renewable energy seems to be gaining steam. For the first time, this year a bioenergy

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Inver Grove Heights Biofuel Plant Still on Track, but Hurdles Remain

by Erin Adler (Star Tribune)  Garbage-to-ethanol plant in Inver Grove Heights still needs approvals.   --  Plans to create the country’s first garbage-to-ethanol plant in Inver Grove Heights are progressing. Yet hurdles remain for Enerkem, the Canadian company that wants to build the

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Fairland Preps for Next Round with Ethanol Company

by John Walker (Shelbyville News)  Area residents worried about a proposed ethanol manufacturing plant intend to voice their concerns at an upcoming meeting of the Shelbyville Plan Commission. But first, questions about the project are to be sent to the Shelbyville mayor’s office. POET LLC,

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Residents Voice Opposition to Biofuel Plan by United Riverhead Terminal

by Denise Civiletti  (Riverhead Local)  A proposal by United Riverhead Terminal to install six tanks for storing 108,000 gallons of biofuel at its Northville facility drew intense opposition from residents of the surrounding area during a public hearing at Riverhead Town

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Total Keeps Biorefinery Launch on Track Despite Farmer Blockade Threat

by Bate Felix (Reuters)  French oil major Total is continuing talks with farmers opposed to its planned La Mede biodiesel refinery and plans to use 50,000 tonnes of French rapeseed to supply the facility, Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne said on Friday. Pouyanne

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First Fuel Shipments in a Decade Leave Port of Milwaukee This Spring, Raising Concerns

by Lee Bergquist (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)   ... Ethanol is being shipped out of the port this spring — the first time either ethanol or petroleum products have moved out of the port in at least a decade, according to port officials. Appleton-based U.S.

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Meetings Set for Garbage-to-Ethanol Plant in Inver Grove Heights

by Bob Shaw (Twin Cities Pioneer Press)  A plan to reuse 2 million gallons of wastewater a day will be discussed at upcoming meetings in Rosemount. The Metropolitan Council is considering supplying a proposed garbage-to-ethanol plant with recycled wastewater from a sewage

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MRC Will Work with Towns That Won't Landfill Waste Amid Biofuel Plant Delays

by A.J. Higgins (Maine Public)  Members of the Municipal Review Committee (MRC) said Wednesday that it will work with communities that are uncomfortable with an interim plan to temporarily send their municipal solid waste to a landfill until the new Hampden

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PBF to Invest in Ethanol Loading Site in Delaware City

(Delaware Business Now)  PBF Logistics LP will invest in ethanol loading infrastructure at the Delaware City refinery marine terminal. An ethanol project at the refinery has been the target of a legal battle by environmental groups. The logistics limited partnership is affiliated with PBF Energy, which

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Stanley Council to Decide Fate of Proposed Biofuel Plant

by Bill Poteat (Gaston Gazette)  ... Walyak Energy has proposed building the $45 million facility on vacant land at the intersection of N.C. 27 and El Remarko Drive. In an April 9 presentation to the council, Walyak officials said construction of the

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First U.S. City to Ban Fossil Fuel Expansion Offers Roadmap for Others

by Kevon Paynter (Yes! Magazine)  Portland, Ore., climate activists celebrate a win against Big Oil as city- and state-level initiatives gain momentum across the country.  --  ... A key piece of Shell’s arctic drilling fleet, the vessel had arrived in Portland for

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Company Official Shares Biofuel Plant Details

by Tina Alvey (The Register-Herald)  PPD of WV is putting together the final financial pieces of the puzzle, in hopes of breaking ground on its new biofuel plant near Sam Black Church this spring, according to company official Jason Perry. Perry spoke

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Court Rules against Delaware City Refinery in Ethanol Appeal

by Scott Goss (The News Journal/Delaware Online) A judge has breathed new life into a two-year effort to block a major expansion of the Delaware City Refinery's biofuel operations. Superior Court Judge Diane Clarke Streett on Friday sided with two civic groups seeking to halt the

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Refinery Project in Construction Financing Stage

by Kali Katerberg (The Daily Mining Gazette)  ... At its Wednesday meeting, the Economic Development Commission (EDC) heard an update on the SynSel Biofuel plant planned for the area. “The last time we were here, we were in the process of putting

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Biodiesel Plant Developer to Address Commission

by Tina Alvey (Register-Herald)  Acknowledging that some questions about the project remain unanswered, Greenbrier County Commission President Woody Hanna said he has requested that Jason Perry, one of the developers of a proposed synthetic fuel plant, attend an upcoming commission session. A

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What Is Renewable Natural Gas?

(RNG Coalition)  Renewable Natural Gas ('RNG') is an ultra-clean and ultra low-carbon natural gas alternative. As organic waste breaks down it emits methane gas, called biogas, that can be processed to meet natural gas pipeline quality specifications. Biogas is a mixture

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The Cost of Ethanol: Bad Faith, Broken Promises and a Plan up in Smoke

by Joel Wittnebel (The Oshawa Express)  The shroud of secrecy at Oshawa’s waterfront is starting to lift, and it tells a troubling tale of mismanagement, failed investments and poor decisions that not only led to the end of the proposed ethanol plant,

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South Bibb Neighbors Protest Decision to Allow Ethanol Rail Line

(13WMAZ)  The Executive Director of Macon’s Planning and Zoning Commission, Jim Thomas, says they are going to appeal a judge’s ruling to allow an ethanol-transfer station to open up in south Macon.  Two years ago, the commission rejected the Texas company's application,

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Judge Reverses Macon Zoning Decision, Says Ethanol Fuel Station Can Be Built

by Linda S. Morris (The Telegraph)  A Bibb County judge said the Macon zoning commission “grossly abused their discretion in denying” an application for a permit for a rail terminal and ethanol fuel transfer station in south Macon. Macon Judicial Circuit Court

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Court Fight Begins over Delaware City Refinery's Ethanol Project

by Scott Goss (The News Journal/DelawareOnline)  A court battle over the Delaware City Refinery's plans to significantly expand its biofuel operations is now officially underway – nearly a year after state regulators approved the project. The dispute pits one of the state's

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Councilman Shares Biodiesel Plant Concerns

by Roslyn Anderson (MS News Now)  Jackson Councilman Kenneth Stokes urged his colleagues to fight the expansion of a biodiesel plant in the city, citing potential dangers. The Ward Three representative questioned JaxOn Energy's processing and suggested potential health and safety risks.  The

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Financing Bioeconomy Ventures, Pt. 10 – Regulatory and Community Concerns in Plant Site Selection

by Daniel Lane and Mindy Collier (Lee Enterprises Consulting/Biofuels Digest) However, while business matters are important when determining a location to build and operate a production facility, it’s important to pay close attention to regulatory and community concerns. While it’s certainly possible

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EPA Schedules Hearing on RFS Proposal for Aug. 1

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  The U.S. EPA has announced plans to hold a public hearing Aug. 1 in Washington, D.C., for its recently released rule to set 2018 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard, along with

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Officials: Ethanol Firm Doing Measures to Avoid Pollution

by Erwin P. Nicavera (SunStar Bacolod)  THE Roxas Holdings Inc. (RHI) said it is doing measures to ensure that there is no occurrence of pollution from its two plants in La Carlota City, Negros Occidental. The firm issued the statement

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Port Westward Storage Tank Purchase Would Be for Ethanol Expansion, Buyers Say

by Sean Bassinger (The Chronicle)   Nine storage tanks out at Port Westward could be used to house massive amounts of crude oil. But Global Partners officials say they want the tanks for another reason: development for their ethanol facility. Oregon's Public

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Plans underway to Ship Ethanol from Port of Milwaukee on Lake Michigan

by Lee Bergquist  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)  A Wisconsin-based petroleum distributor is planning to construct a $3 million pipeline at the Port of Milwaukee that will allow the company to ship bulk supplies of ethanol over the Great Lakes. The project by

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City Donates Land to Lure Kwik Star Project

by Tim Jamison (The Courier) The city is donating land and extending sewer in the Martin Road business park to lure a new biodiesel fuel blending facility. Waterloo City Council members voted unanimously Monday to approve a development agreement with Kwik

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UK’s ‘Biggest’ Anaerobic Digestion Plant Blocked by Protests

(Bioenergy Insight)  Plans to build the UK’s biggest anaerobic digestion plant have been put on hold following a series of protests and campaigns against it. FD Bird & Sons wants to build an anaerobic digestion plant near Beverley in East Yorkshire.

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A&B Map Shows Possible Uses for Fallow Sugar Fields

by Lee Imada (Maui News)  A general map showing possible uses of now fallow sugar fields — including areas for possible biodiesel-producing tree orchards, coffee and cacao crops and livestock-irrigated pastures — was projected on a screen as the former

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Court Upholds State Environmental Permits for Controversial Fiberight Waste Plant

by Madeline St. Amour (CentralMaine.com)  The decision by a Superior Court justice marks the end of the Fiberight project's last legal battle and one of its major hurdles.  --  A Maine Superior Court justice on Wednesday affirmed state environmental permits

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DNREC Approves Delaware City Refinery's Ethanol Project

by Scott Goss (The News Journal)  PBF Energy won state approval Wednesday to ship unblended ethanol by barge from its Delaware City refinery. DNREC Secretary David Small signed an order affirming the refinery’s proposed $7 million Ethanol Marketing Project is consistent

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