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Cover crops make stover for biofuels more sustainable - Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net

Cover crops make stover for biofuels more sustainable
Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net
Farmers using cover crops as a soil conservation method can remove much more corn stover per acre for biofuels or other uses and at the same time potentially increase their income, Purdue University research shows. The research points to the age-old ...

US EPA sends 2014 biofuel targets to White House for review - Reuters

US EPA sends 2014 biofuel targets to White House for review
Reuters
EPA angered biofuel producers in November when it issued a draft 2014 rule slashing federal requirements for use of ethanol and biodiesel in U.S. fuel supplies. The biofuel producers warned that unless EPA reversed course, investment in their industry ...

UPDATE 1-US EPA sends 2014 biofuel targets to White House for review - Reuters

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UPDATE 1-US EPA sends 2014 biofuel targets to White House for review
Reuters
EPA angered biofuel producers in November when it issued a draft 2014 rule slashing federal requirements for use of ethanol and biodiesel in U.S. fuel supplies. The biofuel producers warned that unless EPA reversed course, investment in their industry ...
EPA sends biofuel mandates to White HouseFuelFix (blog)
Lobbying fight kicks off as ethanol rules sent to the White HouseWashington Examiner

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Water Leads To Chemical That Gunks Up Biofuels Production - Manufacturing.net

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Water Leads To Chemical That Gunks Up Biofuels Production
Manufacturing.net
"We are getting to the heart of the fundamentals of biofuels catalysis," said co-author Roger Rousseau, a scientist at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. "The work tells us that the impurity is unavoidable and we need to ...
Water Gunks Up Biofuels ProductionScience 2.0
Water leads to chemical that gunks updomain-B

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Is This the Next Big Win for Biofuels? - Motley Fool

Is This the Next Big Win for Biofuels?
Motley Fool
It allows Renewable Energy Group and Darling Ingredients to smooth out their seasonal businesses. First generation biodiesel sales are often greatly reduced during winter months due to the biofuel's tendency to solidify into a wax (not the desired ...

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49 Plants That Could Make Biofuel Less Troublesome - Scientific American

49 Plants That Could Make Biofuel Less Troublesome
Scientific American
Scientists searching for the next big energy-producing biofuel, something such as switchgrass that power plants could burn to make electricity and reduce their carbon emissions, have a very fussy wish list. Ideal species should not be food crops. They ...

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Steyer slams Iowa Republican over biofuels - The Hill

Steyer slams Iowa Republican over biofuels
The Hill
"The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is an important program that will help transform our carbon intensive oil-dependent transportation sector and increase the development and deployment of biofuels," Whithorne said in an email. "The RFS supports 73,000 ...
Tom Steyer Takes a Side in Environmentalists' Ethanol FightNational Journal
Environmentalists are trading purity for pragmatism in 2014Washington Post (blog)
Tom Steyer Endorses Planet-Killing Fuel MandateWashington Free Beacon

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Why are biofuel mandates being relaxed? - Fierce Energy

Why are biofuel mandates being relaxed?
Fierce Energy
The United States has reduced its biofuels target for 2014 from 18.2 billion to 15.2 billion gallons, while the European Union has lowered its ceiling on food-based biofuels used in the transportation fuel mix from 10 percent to 7 percent -- both moves ...

Five Things I Learned in Iowa About Biofuels - National Geographic (blog)

National Geographic (blog)

Five Things I Learned in Iowa About Biofuels
National Geographic (blog)
We brought together experts in clean transportation (many from California) with experts in sustainable agriculture (many from Iowa) to see for themselves the latest developments in cellulosic biofuel commercialization. Cellulosic biofuels are a key ...
Project Liberty to open in SeptemberBiofuels International
Fuel Fight: Corn Waste Wades Into Renewables FracasU.S. News & World Report

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Abengoa reports strong quarter for biofuels, bioenergy - Biomass Magazine

Biomass Magazine

Abengoa reports strong quarter for biofuels, bioenergy
Biomass Magazine
Abengoa's biofuels and bioenergy business saw a strong second quarter in the Americas, Abengoa CEO Manuel S├ínchez Ortega said during the company's first half of 2014 earnings call on Aug. 12. Regarding the company's biofuels segment, Ortega said ...

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