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2013-01-25 16:20:53

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a decision that questions the motivation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit today vacated EPA's 2012 cellulosic biofuel mandate, concluding that its biased forecast was in 'excess of the agency's statutory authority.' (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) "The Court's decision provides welcome relief and puts EPA on notice that it must act as a neutral...

2013-01-23 08:27:45

VANCOUVER, Jan. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or "the Company"), a leading technology development company in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals sector, today announced that it is currently evaluating various opportunities to increase the value of its investment in Australian Renewable Fuels Ltd. (ASX: ARW) ("ARW") and identify areas for collaboration between the two organizations. As a part of its evaluation process, which is based on...

2013-01-17 10:41:23

Marginal lands ­— those unsuited for food crops — can serve as prime real estate for meeting the nation´s alternative energy production goals. In the current issue of Nature, a team of researchers led by Michigan State University shows that marginal lands represent a huge untapped resource to grow mixed species cellulosic biomass, plants grown specifically for fuel production, which could annually produce up to 5.5 billion gallons of ethanol in the Midwest alone....

2013-01-11 16:21:23

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) today issued an update to its December 31, 2012 news release on the association's petition to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to waive the 2012 cellulosic biofuel mandate due to the biofuel industry's repeated failure to produce the cellulosic biofuel needed to meet the government mandate. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) On January 9,...

2013-01-11 12:21:02

VISALIA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edeniq, a biomaterials and sustainable fuels company, today announced that California ethanol producer, Pacific Ethanol, Stockton LLC ("Pacific Ethanol"), has entered into an agreement to install Edeniq technology at the company's Stockton, California ethanol plant. Pacific Ethanol will install Edeniq's proprietary Cellunators(TM) to boost ethanol yields, and will also deploy Edeniq's patented OilPlus(TM) corn oil extraction process to increase...

2013-01-02 08:22:46

VANCOUVER, Jan. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or "the Company"), today announced that, pursuant to its stock option plan and subject to regulatory approval, it has granted an aggregate of 827,500 stock options to its independent directors. The stock options have an exercise price of $0.15 per share, will vest quarterly over two years and are exercisable for a period of five years. About Lignol Energy Corporation ("LEC") LEC (TSXV: LEC) owns 100% of...

2012-12-31 12:20:18

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today to waive the 2012 cellulosic biofuel mandate, citing a lack of domestic supply available for commercial use. Today's action marks the second year in a row that AFPM was forced to file a waiver petition for a non-existent biofuel that EPA has mandated under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). (Logo:...

2012-12-27 08:24:18

VANCOUVER, Dec. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or "the Company"), a leading technology development company in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals sector, today announced its consolidated financial results for the three months ended October 31, 2012 ("Q2 FY13"). All figures in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise noted. Highlights -- Closed a $2.46 million private placement and completed the acquisition of an 11.2%...

2012-12-11 12:27:16

TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The MaRS Cleantech Fund is pleased to announce the completion of a venture deal with Woodland Biofuels, positioned to become North America's lowest-cost producer of ethanol. "The MaRS Cleantech fund seeks technologies with the potential to revolutionize the energy sector," says Tom Rand, co-managing director of the Fund. "Woodland Biofuels is on track to become the first company to profitably make renewable fuels from non-food sources without...

2012-11-16 08:23:27

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ VANCOUVER, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company"), a leading technology company in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals sector, is pleased to announce that it has engaged Canaccord Genuity Corp. ("Canaccord" or the "Agent") to sell, on a commercially reasonable efforts basis, up to 26,666,667 Units (the "Units") of the Company at...