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2012-07-09 06:23:11

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Advanced Biofuels Association, ABFA, released this morning the first in a series of InfoGraphics titled Advanced Biofuels - A Matter of National Security on its website, http://tinyurl.com/6wfcu4u. The ABFA series comes at the start of a milestone-making couple of weeks for America's domestic biofuels industry that will have ABFA President Michael McAdams testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee; the Department...

2012-04-26 06:21:24

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Testifying today before the U.S. House Small Business Committee's Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade, Michael McAdams, president, Advanced Biofuels Association - ABFA, said he is, "proud to report to this Committee and to this Congress that America's domestic advanced biofuels industry has moved from the beaker to the barrel, all in record time. And like most parts of our nation's economy, small business and American ingenuity...

2012-03-12 10:08:00

GEISMER, La., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With barrels of biofuel flowing from the success of America's first commercial advanced biofuels plant, the Advanced Biofuels Association, ABFA, takes its online video series, Better Fuels Moment, on the road to get a closer look at its member company Dynamic Fuels and its facility in Louisiana where trucks are lining up to deliver its renewable diesel. The new episode, online today at http://youtu.be/rseM5F-Fnc8, features...

2012-02-15 09:29:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the third episode of Biofuel STAT, released today, BP Biofuels North America President Sue Ellerbusch rejects recent headlines describing the industry as "pixie dust" by declaring "the technology works." "There are lots of stories because it makes good media to talk about that it's pixie dust or fairies out there and people have been working on this for ten years and are we going to have it," Ellerbusch says. "I am here to tell you we...

2012-01-24 10:04:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his annual State of the Union Address, leaders of some of the top biofuels companies in the country are offering their thoughts on the state of America's biofuels industry in a special episode of the Advanced Biofuels Association's Better Fuels Moment online video series. http://youtu.be/kHl_mXpX_1Q The episode features Joel Velasco, senior vice president of Amyris; Jack Huttner, executive vice...

2010-06-21 14:16:00

WASHINGTON, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advanced Biofuels Association President Michael McAdams briefed the House Agriculture Committee this afternoon, telling its members, "It's time to take politics out of renewable fuels and let sound science and sound energy policy govern biofuels policy moving forward." At a minimum he urged the Committee to take a technology neutral approach and not pick winners and losers in their efforts in next Farm Bill. McAdams added, "Your efforts to...

2010-03-11 08:58:00

WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Advanced BioFuels Association announced today that its member companies elected a Chairman and Vice Chairman of its Board of Directors at its Winter Board Meeting in Washington D.C. The members unanimously elected Lee Edwards, CEO of Virent Energy Systems, as Chairman and Robert M. Ames, Vice President and General Manager of Tyson Foods, as Vice Chairman. "Our member companies have great confidence in these two leaders and their...