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  • Dec 3, 2012
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    Corn stover key ingredient for new DuPont cellulosic ethanol biorefinery 120

    DuPont recently broke ground on a new 30-million-gallon cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa. The plant is expected to require 350,000 tons of corn stover annually when it begins operation in 2014. DuPont Pioneer’s Andy Heggenstaller talks about the efforts to develop a steady supply of the feedstock from farmers in a 30-mile radius of Nevada (Neh VAY Duh)....More
  • Nov 26, 2012
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    Syngenta increases involvement in ethanol market 37

    Growers will begin planting Enogen corn under contract in spring 2013 and deliver the grain to a Kansas ethanol plant next fall....More
  • Nov 16, 2012
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    EPA keeps renewable fuels levels in place, livestock and poultry industry vow to fix “misguided policy”

    “How many more jobs and family farms have to be lost before we change this misguided policy and create a level playing field on the free market for the end users of corn?” the coalition asked....More
  • Nov 2, 2012
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    As you head to the polling place, think energy

    There are a lot of things to think about as you head to your local polling place. A long-term energy policy should be one of them....More
  • Oct 26, 2012
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    BP cancels plans for cellulosic ethanol plant 7

    BP has cancelled its plans to build a cellulosic ethanol plant in the U.S., but has completed construction of its joint venture 110 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Hull, England and is expanding sugarcane ethanol mills in Brazil....More
  • Oct 19, 2012
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    Penn State awarded $10 million to develop biomass supply chains 2

    The research will develop sustainable production practices to improve yield by 25 percent and reduce costs by 20 percent, the USDA reports....More
  • Oct 5, 2012
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    Biofuels industry must STRESS value of “green economy” to public 28

    “The threat of rising food and feed prices from this season's drought will only exacerbate biofuels advocates' uphill battle in the U.S. policy arena."...More
  • Sep 27, 2012
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    Fuels America created to protect RFS

    Fuels America has been created to counter requests to waive the RFS, a move that the biofuels industry says would adversely impact rural America....More
  • Sep 14, 2012
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    Biodiesel volumes raised under RFS 13

    “This was an incredibly important decision, and the Obama Administration got it right," said Joe Jobe, CEO, National Biodiesel Board....More
  • Aug 10, 2012
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    Ag players at odds over RFS

    "Waiving the RFS mandate for ethanol may have a smaller impact on the price of corn or the quantity of corn available for feed than many expect."...More
  • Jul 27, 2012
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    API sues EPA over cellulosic biofuels quota 23

    "They lost the first time and we think they’re going to lose again,” said Growth Energy's Frohlich about the American Petroleum Institute's lawsuit against the EPA concerning the cellulosic biofuels quota....More
  • Jul 25, 2012
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    Biofuels rollin’ on the river? 2

    The Missouri and Mississippi rivers and their floodplains could help create about two-thirds of the 21 billion gallons of biofuels called for in federal goals by 2022, says a consortium of more than 40 academic institutions and ag and energy companies....More
  • Jul 13, 2012
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    First service station to offer E15 stirs controversy 1

    "It’s time to move past the nonsense and constructively work to bring Americans the choice at the pump they want and deserve," said Renewable Fuels Association President Bob Dinneen....More
  • Jul 11, 2012
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    Biomass harvesting shows minimal impact on soil

    “From the beginning we’ve said we would pay close attention to the data in determining our contracts with farmers. We’re clearly well within the limits of what the research says is responsible biomass harvesting.”...More
  • Jul 3, 2012
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    Commercial cellulosic ethanol a reality, DuPont Industrial Biosciences president says 36

    Four cellulosic ethanol facilities under construction could eventually produce 110 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol per year. These facilities alone could generate more than $60 million in additional annual revenue for farmers, said Jim Collins, president, DuPont Industrial Biosciences....More
  • Jun 29, 2012
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    Cellulosic ethanol commercialization getting closer, but still dependent on RFS 10

    The RFS is the single largest reason Abengoa Bioenergy (as one example) has invested millions in developing technologies for the production of cellulosic ethanol....More
  • Jun 27, 2012
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    Heat-tolerant enzyme for cellulosic ethanol production isolated from Russian hot springs 1

    This enzyme can function in temperatures up to 200 degrees Fahrenheit compared to fungal enzymes that cannot function in such extreme temperatures....More
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