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May 9, 2011
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have awarded a total of $47 million to fund eight R&D projects in the fields of biofuels, bionenergy...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/U-S-Awards-$47-Million-in-Biofuels-Research-Projects_34712.html
April 28, 2011
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and its partners, Hakutsuru Sake Brewing Co., and Kansai Chemical Engineering Co., have completed work to develop technology to produce ethanol for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/MHI-and-Partners-Complete-Work-on-Cellulosic-Bioethanol-Process_34429.html
April 14, 2011
Current U.K. and European policies on biofuels “encourage unethical practices,” according to a report by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics (NCB; London). The report is the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/EU-Biofuel-Policies-"Unethical"_34108.html
March 31, 2011
President Obama, in an address at Georgetown University (Washington, DC) has set out a goal of cutting U.S. imports of oil one third by 2025 and increasing support for other energy...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Obama-Backs-Advanced-Biofuels-Shale-Gas-as-Part-of-Future-Energy-Package_33868.html
January 28, 2011
ACC welcomed the emphasis on job creation in President Obama’s annual State of the Union address last week, but says it remains concerned about existing and potential regulatory...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Obama-Speech-Draws-Mixed-Reviews-From-Industry_32513.html
November 16, 2010
The project will be supported by unspecified investments from both Department of Energy (DOE) and LanzaTech....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/LanzaTech-PNNL-Partner-in-Syngas-to-Jet-Fuel-Project_30976.html
October 22, 2010
Industry leaders including Ian Hudson, president/DuPont in EMEA and Stephan Tanda, board member for DSM, are meeting this week at the European Forum for Industrial Biotech (EFIB) in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-October-21_30356.html
September 22, 2010
Solix Biofuels (Ft. Collins, CO), a developer of algae cultivation technology systems, will "investigate" the use of algae to produce specialty chemicals for BASF. Solix says...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/BASF-Studies-Producing-Specialty-Chemicals-From-Algae_29684.html
August 27, 2010
Answers by Jim Stoppert, CEO Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT) ·         How fast is the renewable chemical/biomaterials sector...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/A-View-from-the-Inside-The-Status-of-Renewable-Chemicals_29037.html
July 29, 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has awarded a combined total of $106 million to six separate projects to convert captured CO2 emissions into useful materials including cement...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Unleashing-the-American-Innovation-Machine-DoE-Awards-$106-Million-to-Develop-Materials-from-CO2_28426.html
June 7, 2010
Lanxess says it has invested $10 million in the privately held biofuel and biochemical company Gevo (Englewood, CO), as part of a proposed cooperation to produce isobutene from...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Lanxess-Invests-in-Biofuels_27267.html
May 24, 2010
The European Commission has launched a plan to improve European Union (EU) management of bio-waste, and tap into its potential environmental and economic benefits. Biodegradable...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/European-Officials-Launch-Bio-Waste-Strategy_26992.html
April 28, 2010
Solvay says it has begun operating a refuse derived fuel (RDF) cogeneration plant at its manufacturing site at Bernburg, Germany. The RDF plant, which generates steam and electricity...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Solvay-Cuts-Carbon-Emissions-with-Energy-from-Waste-Facility_26352.html
April 26, 2010
Neste Oil says it has begun trials in Finland for Neste Green 100 diesel, a diesel derived 100% from renewable raw materials that is free from fossil fuel. The trial will feature...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Neste-Trials-100-percent-Biodiesel-in-Finland_26293.html
April 25, 2010
In testimony earlier this month before the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, Dow Corning CEO Stephanie Burns called for greater government support of the renewable energy industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Dow-Corning-Calls-for-Government-Support-of-Renewables_26282.html
April 21, 2010
This is a question many chemical companies are asking themselves as the industry trundles toward the development and use of biobased materials and biofuels in the face of apparently...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Blog-Are-Bio-based-Ingredients-Greener-than-those-from-Fossil-Fuels_26037.html
March 29, 2010
U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill in the House that would extend tax credits to ethanol producers and tariffs on imported ethanol for five years. The current Volumetric Ethanol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Proposal-Would-Extend-Tariffs-on-Imported-Ethanol_25679.html
March 26, 2010
The bill, called the Renewable Fuels Reinvestment Act (RFRA) extends both the 45 cts/gallon VEETC available to oil and gasoline refiners for each gallon of ethanol they blend and the corresponding secondary tariff through December 31, 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/House-Bill-Seeks-to-Extend-Ethanol-Tax-Credits_25667.html
March 15, 2010
A consortium of 28 companies and research institutes has begun a four-year project to develop an efficient biorefinery system for converting biomass into final chemical products. Named...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/EU-Consortium-Begins-Biorefinery-Development-Project_25395.html
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