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2011-03-19 16:47:00

Published by Hoover Institute Press WASHINGTON, March 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In this in-depth, fact-based evaluation, Ken G. Glozer provides a detailed political history of how the United States ended up with current federal corn ethanol policy. Part I relates the significant external events that have driven the politics that in turn have driven the policy since 1977. He answers important questions about when the policy started, how it evolved, what were the major political...

2011-02-25 14:04:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What would you do for $1,000 worth of free fuel? The National FlexFuel Vehicle (FFV) Campaign is betting drivers in Ohio will check their fuel doors, gas caps, and especially their vehicle identification number (VIN) to see if they are a winner. The National FFV Awareness Campaign is partnering with national, state and local organizations to launch the Ohio FFV Awareness Campaign today at the Cleveland Auto Show. The Campaign's mission...

2011-01-21 14:24:00

Growth Energy: Decision Will Strengthen America's National Security, Create Jobs WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growth Energy announced today that U.S. jobs will be created, carbon removed from the air, and our national security made stronger with a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today to raise the amount of ethanol that can be blended into our fuel from 10 percent (E10) to 15 percent (E15) for all vehicles built in the last decade. The decision...

2011-01-20 12:55:00

Latest commitment reinforces Enerkem's leading position in the commercial advanced biofuels sector PONTOTOC, MS, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc. today announced that Enerkem Corporation, its wholly-owned U.S. affiliate, has obtained a conditional commitment for an US$ 80 million loan guarantee by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), for the construction of its landmark waste-to-biofuels project in Pontotoc, Mississippi, which will transform Northeast Mississippi's municipal...

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2011-01-04 12:35:00

By Brian Wallheimer, Purdue University The United States doesn't have the infrastructure to meet the federal mandate for renewable fuel use with ethanol but could meet the standard with significant increases in cellulosic and next-generation biofuels, according to a Purdue University study. Wally Tyner, the James and Lois Ackerman Professor of Agricultural Economics, and co-authors Frank Dooley, a Purdue professor of agricultural economics, and Daniela Viteri, a former Purdue graduate...

2010-12-16 11:27:00

Effort Focused on Increasing Usage of High Level Ethanol Blends in FFVs WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Clean Fuels Foundation announced today that they are working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand public awareness on fueling options available to owners of flexible fuel vehicles (FFV). The FFV awareness effort is targeting several areas across the country to increase the use of ethanol blends in FlexFuel vehicles. "Breaking through the...

2010-12-01 14:20:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&F Advanced Metals, LLC, a fully-owned subsidiary of Cleveland-based AT&F (American Tank & Fabricating Company), is completing production on the innovative and first of its kind Bench Scale Reactor System developed with AdvanceBio Systems LLC of Cincinnati. The system is an advancement in the efforts to make commercial production of ethanol and other biofuels from cellulosic biomass cost-competitive and environmentally sustainable, and...

2010-10-28 08:09:00

Assessment further reinforces Enerkem's position as a first-mover in the commercial advanced biofuels sector MONTREAL, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc., a leading waste-to-biofuels company, today announced that Enerkem Corporation, its wholly-owned U.S. affiliate, successfully concluded the U.S. federal environmental assessment requirements for its Mississippi waste-to-ethanol plant, which allows the Company to move forward with the project. In December 2009, Enerkem was granted...

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2010-10-14 06:10:00

A US agency Wednesday pulled the cap off the amount of ethanol gas companies were allowed to blend into their gasoline for vehicles for the first time in more than 30 years, as it pushes toward energy independence. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in response to a request from the ethanol industry, said it would allow vehicle fuel to be mixed with up to 15 percent ethanol, up from the previous 10 percent, which was known as the E10 standard. The new E15 standard will apply to...

2010-10-13 14:26:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Increasing the amount of ethanol in motor fuel, as authorized today by the Environmental Protection Agency, will eventually hit food shoppers in their pocketbooks, the National Chicken Council said today. "Rising grain prices driven by the voracious demand for feedstock from the heavily subsidized ethanol industry caused an increase of six percent in the retail price of fresh whole broiler chickens from 2008 to 2010," said George Watts,...


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cacodemon
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