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2014-06-03 20:20:30

Land attributable to ethanol will drop from current 25% to as little as 11% of U.S. corn acres CHICAGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A too common error made in reporting the amount of land used for U.S. ethanol production is to measure the amount of grain shipped to ethanol manufacturers, compute the number of acres required to produce the grain and end the analysis there. This analysis is a gross oversimplification that leads one to incorrectly conclude that 40% or more of U.S. corn...

2014-06-02 12:23:54

NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC QB/BB: BNET) announced today that its livestock waste treatment technology (at the Kreider Farms dairy) has been reviewed and qualified by US Department of Agriculture/Rural Development under their Technical Assessment review process. The USDA Technical Assessment program is the most rigorous of all renewable energy project grant/subsidy review programs overseen by USDA; it requires the inclusion of operating...

2014-05-28 08:22:54

CEO to Speak at "Platts Private Power in Central America" Conference WALNUT, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that Energia Reino Verde (English translation "Green Kingdom Energy"), the company that will own and operate the 12 MW biomass power plant to be co-located with a 2,100 acre Giant King Grass (GKG) plantation in Nicaragua has signed a contract on May 23(rd) with PELICAN SA of Managua, Nicaragua to conduct a formal feasibility...

2014-05-27 16:21:31

Biofuels project to create and support new jobs in Potter County HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Community and Economic Development announced today that Pennsylvania is expanding its commitment to advance clean and alternative energy sources with the investment of more than $3.4 million in grants through the Commonwealth Financing Authority. "The Corbett administration recognizes the importance of expanding our investments in the energy...

2014-05-27 08:25:49

PORTLAND, Oregon, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research, titled "Global Synthetic Biology Market (Products, Technologies, Applications and Geography) - Global Opportunity Analysis and Forecast - 2013 - 2020", the global synthetic biology market is forecast to reach $38.7 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 44.2% during the forecast period (2014 - 2020). Europe occupies largest share in the global market and would hold-on to its position...

Biodiesel Made Sustainable With New, Fossil-fuel-free Process
2014-05-23 03:07:28

Michigan State University A new fuel-cell concept, developed by an Michigan State University researcher, will allow biodiesel plants to eliminate the creation of hazardous wastes while removing their dependence on fossil fuel from their production process. The platform, which uses microbes to glean ethanol from glycerol and has the added benefit of cleaning up the wastewater, will allow producers to reincorporate the ethanol and the water into the fuel-making process, said Gemma...

2014-05-22 23:08:01

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Specialty Fuel Additives Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/specialty-fuel-additives.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Specialty fuel additives include deposit control agents, corrosion inhibitors, antioxidants, antiknock agents, metal deactivators and others. Companies have been...

2014-05-15 08:31:03

Purchase adds Mendel's diverse miscanthus germplasm pool to REPREVE RENEWABLES' proprietary biomass crop establishment technologies GREENSBORO, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- REPREVE® RENEWABLES, LLC, announced today it has purchased certain genetic assets or germplasm for its giant miscanthus grass product development program from Mendel Biotechnology, Inc., a privately held company in Hayward, Calif. The purchase adds Mendel's diverse miscanthus germplasm pool to...

2014-05-14 16:23:34

Survey Finds Nearly Six in Ten Have Idled Production WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Policy setbacks in Washington are taking a major toll on the most successful advanced biofuel in the U.S., according to a nationwide survey of biodiesel producers released Wednesday. The survey, conducted by the National Biodiesel Board found, that nearly 80 percent of U.S. biodiesel producers have scaled back production this year and more than half have idled production at a plant...

2014-05-05 23:09:21

The alcohol enzyme and starch/sugar enzyme market is projected to be worth $2,238.4 million by 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.9% from 2013 to 2018; http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/conductive-ink-market-154484169.html. (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The report “Alcohol and Starch/Sugar Enzyme Market by Type (Carbohydrase, Protease, and Lipase), by Application (Industrial, Specialty) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018” defines and segments the...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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