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March 10, 2014
The share of renewable energy in the gross final energy consumption of the 28 states in the European Union (EU 28) reached 14.1% in 2012, Eurostat, the European statistics office...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Renewable-energy-reaches-14-1-percent-of-total-EU-energy-consumption_59435.html
November 21, 2013
The European Union intends to impose 'definitive antidumping duties' on biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia, effective 27 November, the European Commission says. The measures...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/EU-to-impose-definitive-antidumping-duties-on-biodiesel-from-Argentina-Indonesia_56848.html
November 19, 2013
EPA’s 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) proposed lowering the amount of biofuels refiners are mandated to blend into fuels for the first time in the federal program’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/EPA-issues-proposed-renewable-fuel-standards-for-2014_56755.html
October 10, 2013
AFPM says there are two major problems with the manner in which the EPA formulated the new standard. First, the EPA relied on data that was not available for public comment. Second, the EPA set cellulosic biofuel requirements using a methodology that is “shrouded in secrecy” and which overestimates the amount of cellulosic fuel that will be available for compliance. AFPM is also asking the court to force the EPA to put an end to the retroactive application of renewable fuel requirements....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/AFPM-files-lawsuit-challenging-EPAs-Renewable-Fuel-Standard_55867.html
September 10, 2013
New regulations aimed at reducing fraud in the EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program fall short of stabilizing the market for Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) said on 10 September....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/AFPM-questions-EPAs-RFS-reform-effort_55087.html
May 21, 2013
Air Products says it has has successfully begun operating its carbon recovery project at Port Arthur, TX, as a part of a Department of Energy’s (DOE) demonstration project that will capture about 1 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Air-Products-begins-operating-DOE-carbon-capture-project_52135.html
May 15, 2013
Celanese has announced its support of the Domestic Alternative Fuels Act of 2013, introduced by Pete Olson (R-TX) to the House of Representatives on 14 May. The bill would amend...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Celanese-announces-support-of-Domestic-Alternative-Fuels-Act_52038.html
April 19, 2013
Industry trade group Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO; Washington) today asked EPA to consider changes to the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Renewable Identification...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/BIO-says-QAP-proposal-would-result-in-burdensome-costs-for-biofuel-producers_51309.html
April 2, 2013
DuPont and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced a new federal-private collaboration to safeguard natural resources on private lands used to grow corn stover for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/DuPont-USDA-to-promote-sustainable-energy-crop-harvesting-practices_50891.html
March 21, 2013
A Delaware judge has ruled that Gevo (Englewood, CO) does not infringe two Butamax Advanced Biofuels patents describing enzymes used in the production of biobased isobutanol—the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Gevo-wins-round-in-patent-brawl-with-Butamax_50656.html
January 28, 2013
Air Products says it has completed phase one of a two-stage carbon capture project at Port Arthur, TX. The project is part of the US Department of Energy (DOE) Industrial Carbon...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Air-Products-completes-first-phase-of-DOE-carbon-capture-project_49376.html
January 4, 2013
Elliott: Need to compete on the world stage. Crotty: Shale would secure sites and jobs. The announcement earlier this month by UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Industry-welcomes-UK-decision-to-resume-fracking_48561.html
December 5, 2012
The law firm Bergeson & Campbell (Washington) says it has formed an industry group for companies involved in the biobased chemical, biofuel, and renewable energy markets. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Law-firm-forms-industry-group-to-represent-biobased-products-renewables_48155.html
October 22, 2012
The US Department of Commerce has set final tariffs of about 18–250% for solar photovoltaic cells imported from China, a decision that drew sharp criticism from Chinese...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/US-sets-tariffs-of-up-to-250-percent-on-photovoltaic-cells-from-China_47132.html
October 22, 2012
The European Commission has published a proposal to limit global land conversion for biofuel production, and raise the climate benefits of biofuels used in the European Union...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/European-proposal-would-limit-food-based-biofuels_47131.html
October 17, 2012
The European Commission has published a proposal to limit global land conversion for biofuel production, and raise the climate benefits of biofuels used in the European Union (EU)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/EU-seeks-to-cap-food-based-biofuels_47027.html
September 24, 2012
ENI (Rome) said on Friday that it plans to convert its Venice oil refinery into a biofuels refinery at a cost of some €100 million ($130 million). The company met with local and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/ENI-to-Convert-Venice-Oil-Refinery-into-Biorefinery-for-&euro100-Million_46466.html
July 16, 2012
Former EPA Region 6 administrator Al Armendariz has taken a job with the Sierra Club as senior campaign representative for the group’s Beyond Coal campaign, the group says. ...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Former-EPA-Region-6-Official-Takes-Job-with-Sierra-Club_44917.html
May 16, 2012
ACC says it has concerns about the Senate Clean Energy Standard Act, “most notably” the absence of energy efficiency measures, says ACC president and CEO Cal Dooley...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/ACC-Clean-Energy-Act-Fails-to-Promote-Efficiency_43503.html
May 16, 2012
The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD; China Lake, CA) has awarded Albemarle a contract to complete its first biojet fuel production run. The fuel production is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Navy-Air-Warfare-Center-Weapons-Division-Awards-Albemarle-Biojet-Fuel-Contract_43430.html
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