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  • Dec 3, 2012
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    Corn stover key ingredient for new DuPont cellulosic ethanol biorefinery 108

    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 34

    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
  • Oct 26, 2012
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    BP cancels plans for cellulosic ethanol plant 6

    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
  • 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 7

    "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 13, 2012
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    First service station to offer E15 stirs controversy

    "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 18

    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 5

    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

    This enzyme can function in temperatures up to 200 degrees Fahrenheit compared to fungal enzymes that cannot function in such extreme temperatures....More
  • Jun 18, 2012
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    EPA approves misfueling mitigation plans, OPEI voices concerns

    EPA’s prior experience with the introduction of new fuels shows that labeling alone is insufficient to prevent misfueling, says the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute....More
  • May 16, 2012
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    American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers disputes ethanol study findings

    “If ethanol and other biofuels are such superior products, producers should join petroleum refiners in calling for an end to the Renewable Fuel Standard," said Charles Drevna, AFPM president....More
  • May 15, 2012
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    How ethanol has reduced gas prices

    Ethanol reduced the average American household’s spending on gasoline by more than $1,200 in 2011, the RFA estimates....More
  • Apr 18, 2012
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    Obama administration committed to renewable fuel infrastructure

    “At the same time, we’re taking steps to help level the playing field,” Zichal said. “Not only has the administration supported repealing subsidies for oil and gas companies, the president announced that we’re taking new steps to crack down on manipulation in the oil markets to help protect consumers...."...More
  • Apr 6, 2012
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    New ethanol blender pumps opening next week in Nebraska 2

    Incentives, such as $50 ethanol fuel gift cards and significant discounts for ethanol blends, will be offered to drivers next week in Nebraska....More
  • Jan 24, 2012
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    USDA accepts applications for blender pump installations 13

    The program provided funding for more than 250 blender pumps last year. Last year, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack said that USDA had plans to install 10,000 blender pumps over the next five years....More
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