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2009-04-23 22:48:00

California Air Resources Board votes to recognize sugarcane ethanol's carbon reduction levels SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugarcane ethanol passed a critical test today as the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved its long-awaited, first-of-its-kind Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS).

2009-04-17 16:10:00

WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugarcane ethanol's carbon intensity is even lower than initially calculated by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), according to comments submitted today by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA).

2008-12-17 07:47:00

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's approval by the European Parliament of the Renewable Energy Sources Directive is a clear sign that a sustainable market for renewables in transport will be created in the European Union.

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2008-11-21 15:50:00

The United States and Brazil will team up to accelerate research in the area of cellulose-derived biofuels, which utilize inedible plant matter as feedstock instead of crops.

2008-10-13 00:00:23

By Chris Blank The Associated Press LILBOURN, Mo. - It's one of the newest buildings in this small agricultural town. Aligned between two city water towers, the 120- foot long biodiesel plant gleams in the sun. The paint on its sign hasn't even chipped.

2008-10-09 09:00:35

Brazil to have 7 million more hectares of land for sugarcane production RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's Environment Minister Carlos Minc announced an expansion project on Wednesday to have 7 million more hectares of land for planting sugarcane.

2008-10-02 15:00:57

Q&A with Pedro Seraphim of TozziniFreire Advogados, Brazil's largest law firm.

2008-10-01 09:00:00

Following the collapse of global trade talks in Geneva, Brazil threatened to issue a formal complaint to the World Trade Organization regarding the U.S. tariff of 54 cents per gallon on Brazilian sugar cane ethanol. This dispute has added a powerful dimension to the ongoing debate in the U.S.

2008-09-23 21:00:28

To: ENERGY EDITORS Contact: Rosa Webster, +55 (11) 3643 2707, rosa.webster@cdn.com.br, Marli Romanini, +55 (11) 3643 2756, marli@cdn.com.br, or Mariane dos Santos, +55 (11) 3643 2730, mariane.santos@cdn.com.br, all of CDN Corporate Communications, for UNICA - Brazil's Sugarcane Industry Association SAO PAULO, Brazil, Sept.

2008-09-18 09:00:42

US-based ethanol producer Green Plains Renewable Energy has announced that it will open a new ethanol plant in Superior, Iowa, on September 20, 2008. Wayne Hoovestol, CEO of Green Plains Renewable Energy, said: "Green Plains is very proud of the Superior ethanol plant.


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postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.