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Biofuel groups press White House on more than just 2014 targets - Reuters

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Biofuel groups press White House on more than just 2014 targets
Reuters
WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. biofuel industry is urging the Obama administration to go beyond simply raising proposed targets for use of the fuels, making the case instead for fundamental changes to the government's approach to the ...
Iowa Senate: Ethanol fuels a clash in corn countryPolitico
Alexander's Column The Ethanol BoondogglePatriot Post

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Report helps guide major fuel buyers to sustainable biofuels - Biodiesel Magazine

Biodiesel Magazine

Report helps guide major fuel buyers to sustainable biofuels
Biodiesel Magazine
Amid increasing interest in alternative transportation fuels, a new report shows how federal agencies and other large commercial customers can buy sustainably produced biofuels and avoid those linked to major deforestation, destroyed wildlife habitat ...

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The 25 Hottest Topics in the advanced bioeconomy - Biobased Digest

The 25 Hottest Topics in the advanced bioeconomy
Biobased Digest
When it comes to bold visions carried forward under adverse circumstances – well you can think about “damn the torpedos, full speed ahead” or the navy's biofuels program. They're determined to reduce their petroleum dependency for cost and security ...

M&G Chemicals, Anhui Guozhen ink pact to build world's largest cellulosic ... - Biobased Digest

M&G Chemicals, Anhui Guozhen ink pact to build world's largest cellulosic ...
Biobased Digest
Beta Renewables — a subsidiary of Chemtex, and Grupo M&G — developed and deployed its low-cost cellulosic biofuels technology, known as PROESA in recent years. The PROESA platform includes an integrated solution for ethanol and power production ...
China to welcome world's largest cellulosic biorefineryBiofuels International
Biomass: M&G Chemicals enters into JV with Anhui Guozhen (PRC)Renewable Energy Focus

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New biofuels match crude oil's energy ... but there's a catch - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor

New biofuels match crude oil's energy ... but there's a catch
Christian Science Monitor
The energy in biofuels can match the levels of crude oil, researchers from the University of Twente in the Netherlands have found. But there are some inherent limits on using biofuels at a commercial scale.
DOE invests to advance biofuelsHydrogen Fuel News
Algal biofuels development receives $3.5 million investmentBiofuels International
Energy From Biofuels Can Match Crude Oil LevelsOilPrice.com

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US Still Crushing On Advanced Biofuels Research With New USDA, DOE Grants - CleanTechnica

US Still Crushing On Advanced Biofuels Research With New USDA, DOE Grants
CleanTechnica
Last week the Energy Department plunked down $6.3 million for a pair of advanced biofuel research projects that are aimed at bringing down the cost of biofuel down to a target cost competitive with petroleum, benchmarked at $3.00 per gallon for ...
Feedstock improvement projects receive $12.6 millionBiofuels International

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NRDC Report Guides Buying Sustainable Biofuels - Domestic Fuel

NRDC Report Guides Buying Sustainable Biofuels
Domestic Fuel
A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) looks at how federal agencies and other large commercial customers can buy sustainably produced biofuels and avoid those linked to things such as defined by NRDC as major deforestation, ...

Navy Looks To Purchase 37 Million Gallons Of Biofuels - Daily Caller

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Navy Looks To Purchase 37 Million Gallons Of Biofuels
Daily Caller
For the first time, the U.S. Navy is looking to purchase diesel and jet fuel that is blended with at least 37 million gallons of biofuels to help it reach its goal of getting half its energy from alternative power sources. The Defense Department ...
Navy includes biofuels in annual fuel requestThe Hill
US Navy Ready to Buy BiofuelsThe Maritime Executive

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Navy Adds Biofuels to Fuel Shopping Cart - Domestic Fuel

Navy Adds Biofuels to Fuel Shopping Cart
Domestic Fuel
greenfleetbiofuels1 The latest government procurement report shows the U.S. Navy has for the first time put biofuels in the mix for requests for military-specification diesel fuel and jet fuel. This story from U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) says ...

We must not let Big Oil bully biofuels - DesMoinesRegister.com

We must not let Big Oil bully biofuels
DesMoinesRegister.com
Most recently, Congress created the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in 2005 to promote the development and use of domestic renewable biofuels. The federal law has helped to displace oil imports, increase domestic energy security, create jobs in rural ...
Letter on Biofuels Concernskwoa

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