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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,...

2010-10-13 12:36:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gregory M. Scott, executive vice president and general counsel of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, issued the following statement criticizing the decision announced today by the Environmental Protection Agency to approve the sale of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E15) for late-model cars, up from the current limit of 10 percent ethanol (E10): "The Environmental Protection Agency today abdicated its...

2010-10-06 10:53:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 22,000 Americans have e-mailed President Obama urging him to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from approving a 50 percent increase in the amount of ethanol in gasoline until comprehensive, independent and objective scientific testing can show that higher ethanol levels will not increase air pollution, harm engines or raise consumer safety issues. The results of the 10-day e-mail campaign - called Say NO to Untested E15 - were...

2010-09-28 10:37:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (NasdaqCM: NGBF) ("NGBF" or the "Company") announced today that their President and CEO, Cary J. Claiborne, will be participating in the Maryland Clean Energy Summit's Alternative Fuels and Biomass panel discussion at 1:30 P.M. on October 4th at the Hilton Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. This energy summit and the related panel discussions bring together leaders from industry,...

2010-09-15 12:00:00

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- While significant research efforts have been made to date in studies sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and other government and industry bodies evaluating the potential impact of E15 on 2001 model year and newer vehicles, minimal engineering analysis has previously been focused on earlier model year vehicles. The proportion of vehicles manufactured in this era but still in use today is however significant; the model years 1994 to...

2010-08-25 14:34:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-nine environmental, food, motor vehicle, energy, power equipment and recreational industry groups today requested House and Senate hearings on a pending Environmental Protection Agency action that could sharply increase the amount of ethanol permitted in gasoline. In letters to the chairmen and ranking members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, the groups request the...