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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is significantly reducing the amount of cellulosic biofuels refiners will have to prove they blended into gasoline last year, acknowledging that the market lagged far behind government projections. The EPA on ...
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2014-04-24 08:38:56
EPA scales back biofuel mandate to reflect reality. Images. A decal advertising E85 Ethanol is displayed on a gas pump at a Kum and Go gas station on August 7, 2012 in Johnston, Iowa. (Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) ...
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2014-04-23 14:03:50
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The official 2013 target official for cellulosic biofuel–made from the non-edible parts of plants, wood waste and other non-food feedstocks–was 1.75 billion gallons. That was the volume of biofuels Congress mandated that oil refiners blend with gasoline in an ...
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2014-04-23 13:48:24
EPA's original mandate for 2013 was based on a projection that producers would make 6 million ethanol-equivalent gallons of cellulosic biofuel, but just over 800,000 gallons of the fuels were actually produced that year, the agency said. Tuesday's action sets ...
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2014-04-22 19:50:05
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is significantly reducing the amount of cellulosic biofuels refiners will have to prove they blended into gasoline last year, acknowledging that the market lagged far behind government projections.
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2014-04-22 16:50:46
EPA's original mandate for 2013 was based on a projection that producers would make 6 million ethanol-equivalent gallons of cellulosic biofuel, but just over 800,000 gallons of the fuels were actually produced that year, the agency said. Tuesday's action sets ...
USAThe Hill (blog) via Google News
2014-04-22 15:32:28
Xcel Energy on Tuesday asked renewable energy developers to submit proposals to build 100 megawatts of large-scale solar projects in Minnesota to comply with a new state mandate for increased electricity from the sun. Each of the solar parks must be at ...
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2014-04-22 14:02:35
redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Research published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change is calling into question whether or not corn crop residue can be used to meet US government mandates to increase the production of biofuels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In fact, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agronomy & Horticulture assistant professor Adam
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2014-04-21 09:10:32
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 ...
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2014-04-20 19:00:19
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Biofuels - ethanol - were trumpeted as being a renewable alternative to fossil fuels for decades. Finally, in 2005, it got the mandates and subsidies environmentalists insisted were necessary to make inroads against a mature industry like petroleum.
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2014-04-20 14:21:11
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Rent-seekers in the Massachusetts renewable energy industry are “raising alarms” about abundant, clean hydroelectricity from Quebec. They argue that Renewable Portfolio Standards – mandates forcing utilities to purchase renewable energy – ought to ...
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2014-04-19 01:16:06
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Lutheran religious leaders have waded into the battle over Ohio's energy efficiency and renewable energy mandates "for the sake of the planet." The president of a major Lutheran seminary and one of the three bishops overseeing the ...
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2014-04-17 12:33:47
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A top petroleum group is anticipating the Environmental Protection Agency will flip on the proposed levels it released late last year for the amount of ethanol and other biofuels refiners must blend into the nation's fuel supply. EPA proposed its draft 2014 ...
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2014-04-15 17:16:21
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mdalogo1 Minnesota's biodiesel mandate, looking like it could take a hit, has risen up like a Monty Python character and shouted back, “I'm NOT dead yet!” Recently, we told you how the mandate was facing an uncertain future, as the date to finally move to ...
USADomestic Fuel via Google News
2014-04-11 07:51:28