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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
March 26, 2012
The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment that would have subsidized natural gas vehicles, a measure industry groups had opposed. The Senate vote, 51-47, fell short of the 60 votes...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/U-S-Senate-Rejects-Natural-Gas-Subsidies_42297.html
March 14, 2012
The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment that would have subsidized natural gas vehicles, a measure industry groups had opposed. The Senate vote, 51-47, fell short of the 60 votes...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/U-S-Senate-Rejects-Natural-Gas-Amendment_41986.html
February 6, 2012
Solvay joint venture SolVin has commissioned a 1 MW proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell at its production complex at Antwerp. The PEM fuel cell, which Solvay describes as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Solvay-Commissions-Largest-PEM-Fuel-Cell_41035.html
January 30, 2012
Advanced biofuels are set to become an important factor in the global economy and could replace more than 50% of the world's gasoline demand in 2030, according to a report by Bloomberg...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Novozymes-Biofuels-Could-Replace-more-than-50-percent-Gasoline-Demand-by-2030_40905.html
January 26, 2012
ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO) says it has been chosen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to receive a $232.5 million loan guarantee toward construction of ZeaChem’s first...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/ZeaChem-Secures-Funding-for-Oregon-Biorefinery_40859.html
January 2, 2012
EPA says it has finalized the 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS), which again mandates far lower volumes of cellulosic biofuels than outlined by the Energy Independence and Security...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/EPA-Revises-Renewable-Fuels-Standards_40131.html
December 27, 2011
EPA says it has finalized the 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS), which again mandates far lower volumes of cellulosic biofuels than outlined by the Energy Independence and Security...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/EPA-Finalizes-2012-Renewable-Fuel-Standard_40054.html
December 8, 2011
Total and Amyris (Emeryville, CA) have signed agreements to expand their current R&D partnership and form a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize a range of renewable...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Total-and-Amyris-Expand-Renewable-Fuels-Partnership_39403.html
October 24, 2011
Tests by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL; Dayton, OH) have concluded that a plant-derived jet fuel produced by Virent (Madison, WI), using Shell and Virent technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/U-S-Air-Force-Rules-on-Use-of-Jet-Biofuel_38511.html
October 19, 2011
Europe needs to step up its investment in biotech R&D and establish supportive regulatory policies if it is to keep pace with the U.S. in the biotech sector, says Stephan Tanda...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/EU-Trails-U-S-on-Biotech-R-and-D-Spending-Capability-is-Building_38404.html
August 5, 2011
Biotech firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has signed a collaboration agreement with Kuraray to develop a renewable hydrocarbon technology. Under the agreement, Kuraray will use Biofene to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Amyris-Partners-with-Kuraray-to-Replace-Petroleum-Feedstocks_36733.html
August 1, 2011
The European Commission has officially recognized seven schemes for assessing the sustainability of biofuels used in the European Union (EU) in order to safeguard against any...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/EU-Outlines-Plan-for-Certifying-Sustainable-Biofuels_36573.html
August 1, 2011
Braskem will begin sourcing some of its naphtha from post-consumption recycled plastic for use at the company’s complex at Camaçari, in northern Brazil. Novaenergia...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Braskem-Deal-Will-Provide-Naphtha-from-Recycled-Plastic_36567.html
July 26, 2011
The European Commission will invest almost €7 billion ($10.1 billion) in innovation-focused research through 2013. The research package is known formally as the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/EU-Unveils-$10-Billion-of-Funding-for-Innovation_36424.html
July 20, 2011
The European Commission has officially recognized seven schemes for assessing the sustainability of biofuels used in the European Union (EU) in order to safeguard against any...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Europe-Takes-Steps-to-Ensure-Biofuels-Are-Sustainable_36251.html
July 19, 2011
Synthetic biology start-up LS9 (San Francisco, CA) and HCL CleanTech (Oxford, NC) say they have secured $9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) a process to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/DOE-Funds-LS9-HCL-Cleantech-Projects_36193.html
June 20, 2011
The U.S. Senate has voted to repeal ethanol tax subsidies, reversing course on what has been a long-standing political imperative led by U.S. lawmakers representing farm states. A...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/U-S-Lawmakers-Vote-to-Repeal-Ethanol-Tax-Subsides_35604.html
May 17, 2011
There are indications that the market pressure for biofuel manufacturers on both sides of the Atlantic may be increasing. Ensus (Wilton), the owner of Europe’s largest...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Biofuel-Market-Conditions-Tougher-on-Both-Sides-of-the-Atlantic_34891.html
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