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2010-07-20 10:23:00

AMES, Iowa, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's growing interest in renewable fuels has spurred a robust discussion about the pros and cons of continuing or changing current U.S. federal government ethanol policies, specifically, (1) mandates to increase the use of renewable fuels like ethanol from approximately 13 billion gallons today to 36 billion gallons by 2022, (2) a 45-cent-per-gallon tax credit for "blenders" who add ethanol to gasoline, and (3) a 54-cent-per-gallon tariff,...

2010-06-30 15:27:00

BISMARCK, N.D., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This 4th of July weekend, some fortunate North Dakota drivers will celebrate a relatively new freedom - the freedom to choose what type of fuel to put in their car, truck or van. For those with flex fuel vehicles, ethanol-based E85 is an option at a growing number of stations in North Dakota. "Even though North Dakota is an oil-producing state, and many people benefit directly and indirectly from the revenue and jobs created by the...

2010-06-30 10:00:00

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As the largest oil spill in U.S. history continues to leak into the Gulf of Mexico, the argument for domestically produced alternative fuels, like ethanol (E85), is back on. See video from General Motors at: http://inr.synapticdigital.com/oneClip_C_105/?feed=4iSrczhOndNqjh4iKqRV_3TZeso22rtd Today, General Motors is the leading producer of E85 FlexFuel vehicles, with 18 different models available in the U.S. in 2009, each capable of running on gas or...

2010-06-29 11:44:00

6th Edition of the Ethanol Fact Book Underscores 30 Years of Bipartisan Support WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report by a broad coalition of industry, government and non-profit organizations released here today, producing fuel ethanol in the United States generates jobs and wealth by processing domestic resources into clean burning transportation fuels. Thousands of jobs, increased farm income, and tax receipts in the hundreds of millions of dollars...

2010-05-26 06:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis motorists are invited to fill up for less today at McClure Oil located at 4945 W 71st St, Indianapolis. From 1:30 p.m. to 2:55 p.m., an 85 cents per gallon* discount is being offered on E85 and regular gas, thanks to a promotion by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) to increase U.S. awareness of sugarcane ethanol as an environmentally friendly fuel. UNICA provides 100 percent fuel-grade ethanol for the IZOD IndyCar...

2010-05-13 19:00:00

DENVER, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIOFUEL ENERGY CORP. (Nasdaq: BIOF), an ethanol production company, today announced its first quarter 2010 results. For the quarter ended March 31, 2010, revenues totaled $100.9 million, resulting in a net loss of $10.4 million, compared to revenues of $97.5 million and a net loss of $11.2 million for the same period in 2009. Net loss attributable to common shareholders was $8.2 million, or $.32 per share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2010,...

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2010-04-26 09:40:00

States aiming to lead the emerging biofuel industry may need to ante up substantial subsidies and tax incentives to ethanol producers just to get in the game, Michigan State University researchers say. "State subsidies have played an important role in ethanol plant location decisions," explained Mark Skidmore, MSU professor of agricultural, food and resource economics. "The size of the incentives is important, too "“"“ the larger the subsidy or tax credit, the more likely it is...

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. The statement should be attributed to Joel Velasco, UNICA's Chief Representative in North America. Sugarcane...

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. That was a key message delivered this morning by the President and CEO of the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), Marcos Jank, in a presentation to the World Trade...

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. UNICA's education campaign will include a new website, SweeterAlternative.com, online, print and radio advertising, new research and...


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