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Gevo produces corn isobutanol, eyes 2G with Beta Renewables
Colorado-based biobutanol firm Gevo Inc. announced July 10 it has successfully produced measurable amounts of isobutanol at its first commercial-scale facility, a retrofitted corn ethanol plant in Luverne, Minn., but the company expects to spend most ...
125 biodiesel, advanced biofuel producers get $19.4M from USDA
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced payments for 125 advanced biofuel producers across the country to support the production and expansion of advanced biofuels from a wide variety of nonfood sources, including waste products.
Corn Belt Disaster in Wake of Record Heat Wave
Fuel currently contains between 5 and 10 percent of ethanol, which is distilled from corn. Weather and drought conditions in the hard-hit areas were approaching that of 1988 and 1983.
The Navy's Use of Biofuels is Inefficient and Costly
Nonetheless, Mabus has ordered naval exercises in the Pacific using "advanced" biofuel. The Navy will be running a fleet of warships, including the accompanying jet planes and helicopters, on a 50-50 mixture of conventional fuel and biofuel.
Most derailments are harmless. But what about the one that isn't?
30: A Union Pacific train derailed in East St. Louis, releasing 100 gallons of diesel fuel. • April 8: A CN train ... Oct. 7: An IAIS train derailed in Tiskilwa, releasing 180,000 gallons of ethanol causing an explosion and evacuations. • Dec. 23: A ...
This Little Green Plant Could Be The Biofuel Of The Future
Unlike corn for ethanol or soybeans for biodiesel, algae can be cultivated in ponds or even tubes in a fluid containing vitamins, minerals and everything else it needs to grow - it doesn't need soil or fresh water to grow.
A Collaborative Approach
While many in the biodiesel industry aim to supply fuel into the compliance marketplace, oil recycler Oregon Oils Inc., fuel producer Beaver Biodiesel LLC and distribution company Whole Energy Fuels Corp.
Starter cultures backed for on-farm cocoa fermentation
“This enabled an enhanced and consistent ethanol production by yeasts for a successful starter culture-added cocoa bean fermentation process.
Derailments fact of life in the suburbs
Freight trains are part of the scenery in the suburbs. Tank cars rumble through the middle of busy downtowns as oblivious pedestrians stand by drinking Starbucks.
What's being done to prevent rail hazmat releases?
One notable Illinois example occurred in June 2009, when a Canadian National Railway train carrying ethanol went off the tracks in Cherry Valley near Rockford, causing an explosion that killed a woman, injured others and evacuated about 600 households.