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2014-03-11 12:22:09

In response to proposed updates to the California Air Resources Board's Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Leticia Phillips, North America Representative for the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (known by the acronym "UNICA"), issued the following statement: WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian sugarcane producers applaud the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for once again declaring that sugarcane ethanol is one of the most environmentally friendly biofuels...

2014-02-07 00:21:13

SAO PAULO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) has expressed grave concerns about news reports indicating that the Government of India, the second largest sugar producer in the world, intends to announce an increase in sugar export subsidies. If confirmed, the new US$ 128 million subsidizing 4 million tons in raw sugar exports, would come in addition to US$ 120 million already spent by India, considering just the last four sugarcane...

2011-07-12 12:47:00

SAO PAULO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's premier events dedicated to renewable energies, the Ethanol Summit, now has its own channel on YouTube, the number-one video sharing site on the internet. The channel includes all panels, plenary sessions and ceremonies from the most recent edition of the event, held this year at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Sao Paulo on June 6 and 7, plus all of the content from the 2009 edition, held in June of 2009 in Sao Paulo, which featured a...

2011-07-07 11:08:00

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement in response to news of a bipartisan agreement to end the ethanol tax credit and import tariff on July 31, 2011 - five months ahead of the scheduled expiration. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) brokered the deal with Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Thune (R-SD). This statement should be attributed to Leticia Phillips, UNICA's Representative in North...


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