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2010-04-21 11:47:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to newly introduced legislation from Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Kent Conrad (D-ND) extending subsidies to corn ethanol and the 54-cents per gallon tariff on imported ethanol - particularly sugarcane ethanol from Brazil - for five more years, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement.

2010-04-18 10:30:00

PRADOPOLIS, Brazil, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- It makes no sense for countries to adopt ambitious policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while continuing to apply high tariffs on clean technologies that can be instrumental to achieve reduction goals and allowing fossil fuels to be traded freely.

2010-04-12 08:30:00

Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Launches Education Campaign on Fuel's Benefits WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Earth Day approaches and Americans seek out environmentally friendly energy sources, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) today launched an expansive national awareness campaign to explain sugarcane ethanol's benefits.

2010-04-05 19:17:00

SAO PAULO, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's announcement that the Brazilian government has unilaterally eliminated its tariff on imported ethanol is a major step forward in building a global biofuels marketplace, according to the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA). "UNICA believes that free trade is a two way street and Brazil, as the largest producer of cane ethanol and largest exporter of ethanol in the world, with 60% of the global market, will lead by example and eliminate...

2010-03-31 08:30:00

SAO PAULO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Estimates compiled by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) project a 10% increase in sugarcane production in the 2010/11 harvest, which officially begins tomorrow (April 1) in the country's South-Central region.

2010-03-29 09:31:12

New study indicates ethanol-gasoline blend also has no measurable impact on drivability.

2010-03-25 11:35:00

WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to newly introduced legislation from Reps.

2010-03-05 16:33:00

SAO PAULO, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The announcement that Brazil's 10 millionth Flex-Fuel vehicle was built yesterday, made by the country's National Association of Vehicle Manufacturers (Anfavea), is a milestone for the industry and the country.

2010-02-03 16:00:00

SAO PAULO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has confirmed that ethanol made from sugarcane is a low carbon renewable fuel, which can contribute significantly to the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.


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