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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...

2010-08-24 15:52:00

SANTA BARBARA and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biodiesel Industries announced today the company's selection by the California Energy Commission for a project grant to support the state's Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program. This Biofuel Production Plants grant provides funding and financial assistance for the development of new, California-based biofuel production plants and enhances the operation of existing plants to increase statewide...

2010-07-26 15:14:00

WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-six environmental and industry groups signed a letter that went to the majority and minority leaders of the Senate today urging opposition to any amendment to the upcoming energy bill that would authorize the sale of gasoline with more than 10 percent ethanol. NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, was among the signatories. Some in the ethanol industry are seeking approval in Congress of proposals to increase...

2010-07-21 14:26:00

WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental and industry groups that frequently oppose each other on a broad range of policy issues are launching a joint campaign calling on Congress to require thorough and objective scientific testing before allowing an increase in the amount of ethanol in gasoline. Raising strong concerns about consumer safety and environmental protection, the groups have joined forces to sponsor an ad with the tagline "Say NO to untested E15" as part of an effort...

2010-06-30 15:27:00

BISMARCK, N.D., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This 4th of July weekend, some fortunate North Dakota drivers will celebrate a relatively new freedom - the freedom to choose what type of fuel to put in their car, truck or van. For those with flex fuel vehicles, ethanol-based E85 is an option at a growing number of stations in North Dakota. "Even though North Dakota is an oil-producing state, and many people benefit directly and indirectly from the revenue and jobs created by the...

2010-06-30 10:00:00

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As the largest oil spill in U.S. history continues to leak into the Gulf of Mexico, the argument for domestically produced alternative fuels, like ethanol (E85), is back on. See video from General Motors at: http://inr.synapticdigital.com/oneClip_C_105/?feed=4iSrczhOndNqjh4iKqRV_3TZeso22rtd Today, General Motors is the leading producer of E85 FlexFuel vehicles, with 18 different models available in the U.S. in 2009, each capable of running on gas or...

2010-06-29 12:52:00

SAN DIEGO, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Labor today awarded the San Diego region a $4 million grant to implement new workforce training programs for careers in the emerging biofuels industry. The San Diego Biofuels Initiative, a collaborative effort including CleanTECH San Diego, BIOCOM, San Diego Regional EDC, San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology (SD-CAB) and the San Diego Workforce Partnership, captured the grant through the California Labor and Workforce...

2010-06-29 11:44:00

6th Edition of the Ethanol Fact Book Underscores 30 Years of Bipartisan Support WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report by a broad coalition of industry, government and non-profit organizations released here today, producing fuel ethanol in the United States generates jobs and wealth by processing domestic resources into clean burning transportation fuels. Thousands of jobs, increased farm income, and tax receipts in the hundreds of millions of dollars...


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