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2011-02-25 14:04:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What would you do for $1,000 worth of free fuel? The National FlexFuel Vehicle (FFV) Campaign is betting drivers in Ohio will check their fuel doors, gas caps, and especially their vehicle identification number (VIN) to see if they are a winner. The National FFV Awareness Campaign is partnering with national, state and local organizations to launch the Ohio FFV Awareness Campaign today at the Cleveland Auto Show. The Campaign's mission...

2011-02-22 15:57:00

SAO PAULO, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The third edition of one of the world's top events dedicated to renewable energies, with special focus on ethanol and other sugarcane by-products, is confirmed for June 6th and 7th. The Ethanol Summit, launched in 2007 and held every two years, is organized by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA). The defining phrase adopted this year - "Solutions for a Low-Carbon Economy" - is emblematic of what the content of the event will be like...

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2011-01-22 07:05:00

The US Environmental Protection Agency announced on Friday that it has approved higher levels of corn-based ethanol in gasoline for cars and light-duty trucks manufactured over the past ten years. The agency, after careful review, decided that 15 percent ethanol in gasoline -- known as E15 -- is safe for vehicles made between 2001 and 2006. In October, it had approved the higher blend for cars and light-duty trucks manufactured since 2007, but had postponed its use in older cars pending...

2011-01-21 14:24:00

Growth Energy: Decision Will Strengthen America's National Security, Create Jobs WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growth Energy announced today that U.S. jobs will be created, carbon removed from the air, and our national security made stronger with a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today to raise the amount of ethanol that can be blended into our fuel from 10 percent (E10) to 15 percent (E15) for all vehicles built in the last decade. The decision...

2011-01-21 11:02:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles T. Drevna, president of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, issued the following statement in response to the decision by the Environmental Protection Agency today approving a 50 percent increase in the amount of ethanol allowed in gasoline used by cars and light trucks manufactured in the 2001-2006 model years: "EPA has acted without adequate scientific evidence to endanger the gasoline-powered engines...

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2011-01-04 12:35:00

By Brian Wallheimer, Purdue University The United States doesn't have the infrastructure to meet the federal mandate for renewable fuel use with ethanol but could meet the standard with significant increases in cellulosic and next-generation biofuels, according to a Purdue University study. Wally Tyner, the James and Lois Ackerman Professor of Agricultural Economics, and co-authors Frank Dooley, a Purdue professor of agricultural economics, and Daniela Viteri, a former Purdue graduate...

2010-12-16 11:27:00

Effort Focused on Increasing Usage of High Level Ethanol Blends in FFVs WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Clean Fuels Foundation announced today that they are working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand public awareness on fueling options available to owners of flexible fuel vehicles (FFV). The FFV awareness effort is targeting several areas across the country to increase the use of ethanol blends in FlexFuel vehicles. "Breaking through the...

2010-12-15 15:51:00

SAO PAULO, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Following today's U.S. Senate decision (81-19) to approve an US$858 billion bill extending the Bush-era tax cuts for two years - a bill that maintains ethanol subsidies and a US$0.54 per gallon tariff on imported ethanol, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) is issuing the following statement. All remarks should be attributed to UNICA President Marcos Jank. "Despite calls from across the country - including nearly 100 newspaper...

2010-12-07 13:14:00

SAO PAULO, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of ongoing negotiations in the U.S. Congress, regarding the future of subsidies in support of domestic ethanol production and the US$0.54 per gallon tariff imposed on imported ethanol, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) is issuing the following statement. All remarks should be attributed to UNICA President & CEO, Marcos Jank: "For 30 years, the United States has been subsidizing corn ethanol and imposing trade barriers...

2010-12-03 13:19:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement in response to an ethanol proposal floated by Senator Max Baucus, chairman of the Finance Committee. The draft legislation would cut the U.S. ethanol subsidy (known as VEETC or the blenders' tax credit) from 45-cents per gallon to 36-cents per gallon, but extend the tariff on imported ethanol at its current rate of 54-cents per gallon -- doubling the effective trade...


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