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Later this year the company is scheduled to finish a US$200 million-plus facility in Nevada, Iowa, that will produce 30 million gallons (114 million liters) of cellulosic ethanol using corn residue from nearby farms. An assessment paid for by DuPont said that the ...
ChinaChina Post via Google News
2014-04-22 01:31:23
Created in 2005, the federal RFS requires transportation fuel sold in the U.S. be blended with a minimum volume of renewable fuels, such as corn-based ethanol. Late last year, the EPA proposed to reduce the requirement by three billion gallons.
USAMuscatine Journal via Google News
2014-04-22 00:14:32
... gasoline and other transportation fuels sold in California. The regulation assigns higher carbon intensity scores to corn ethanol produced in Nebraska and other Midwestern states compared with ethanol produced in California, according to Bruning's office.
USALincoln Journal Star via Google News
2014-04-21 16:12:40
A new, small-scale study published in Nature Climate Change is casting doubt on the effectiveness of gas made from corn byproducts. Often touted as an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional gasoline, backers say that corn ethanol is renewable and helps cut down on greenhouse emissions.
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2014-04-21 15:37:12
According to EPA spokesperson Liz Purchia, the study "does not provide useful information relevant to the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from corn stover ethanol." But the AP found last year that the EPA's research into corn-based ethanol was faulty.
USAYahoo via Google News
2014-04-21 15:03:46
Advanced corn ethanol was once thought to be a viable energy alternative to filthy gasoline; a cleaner burning fuel that could someday enjoy wide-scale usage and help to mitigate climate change. Yet a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has ...
USAThe Week Magazine via Google News
2014-04-21 14:39:04
After establishing its mettle in edible oil and processed soya products, Rasoya Proteins is planning to enter into maize-based ethanol production with a capital expenditure of Rs 400 crore
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2014-04-21 08:35:02
New York, April 21 (IANS): Biofuels from corn residue may be less beneficial than previously thought as a study has found using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline.
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2014-04-21 07:38:42
The company's Refining, Transportation, and Marketing segment is involved in the refining, logistics, transportation, export, and purchase of crude oil, as well as in the purchase and sale of oil products and ethanol. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) ...
USATechsonian (press release) via Google News
2014-04-21 06:48:42
New Delhi, Apri 21 (PTI) Farmers body CIFA has urged political parties to include in the ongoing election manifesto four key issues - long-term sugar export policy, linking ethanol price to petrol rate, subsidy on agri-machineries and drip irrigation - for the benefit of cane growers.
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2014-04-21 04:56:07
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In 2000, over 90% of the U.S. corn crop went to feed people and livestock, many in undeveloped countries, with less than 5% used to produce ethanol. In 2013, however, 40% went to produce ethanol, 45% was used to feed livestock, and only 15% was used ...
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2014-04-21 01:41:47
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has produced a report that concludes using corn-crop leftovers such as stalks and cobs to make ethanol generates more greenhouse gases than gasoline does, while reducing the farmland...
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2014-04-20 21:13:29
New submitter Chipmunk100 (3619141) writes "Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change. The findings by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln team of researchers cast doubt on whether corn residue can be used to meet federal mandates to
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2014-04-20 19:06:08
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The United States remains the largest corn producer in the world. A lot of it gets exported, another good chunk gets processed into ethanol to meet government biofuel mandates (and to snag government ethanol subsidies), and presumably some of it actually ...
USAMotherboard via Google News
2014-04-20 19:00:19
Could ethanol be worse for the environment than gasoline? A new study says yes.The study, paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.The research challenges the Obama administration's conclusions that biofuels are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help fight climate change
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2014-04-20 17:50:55