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2014-09-17 23:14:48

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," shared the microphone with Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), last Saturday on the Car Clinic globalcast in a hard-hitting discussion of the local, regional and national issues surrounding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which is now being threatened by “Big Oil." Dinneen explained that the RFS and ethanol production saves...

2014-09-12 23:08:01

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," will share the microphone with Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, on Car Clinic’s live globalcast on Saturday, September 13, at 11:25a ET. As the ethanol industry’s lead lobbyist before the Congress and Administration, Dinneen has been instrumental in advancing policies that protect the environment, strengthen the U.S. economy, and...

2014-09-12 08:22:16

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Rick Serie, General Manager for Red River Energy, LLC just announced signing an ethanol marketing agreement with Noble Mansfield Commodity Services (NMCS) after an extended evaluation of various ethanol marketing groups. Energy Management Solutions, a subsidiary of ICM Inc., will manage the day-to-day operations and activities of the 25 mgy plant located in Rosholt, South Dakota. Photo -...

2014-09-10 23:03:38

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Biofuel Enzymes Market: Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Turning biomass into biofuel requires the breakdown of primary energy-rich component of the biomass, cellulose. Cellulose is a kind of polysaccharide, a compound formed from the bonding of many sugars into one. For the production of biofuels, the...

2014-09-08 08:23:10

WALNUT, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the first harvest of Giant King Grass in the Imperial Valley of California, was completed on September 2, 2014. At the University of California site in Holtville, California, two planting methods were compared. One is to plant single nodes that each grow into individual plants, and the other method is to plant whole Giant King Grass stalks continuously end to end similar to the way that...

2014-09-03 23:02:20

POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels, LLC, a joint venture of Royal DSM and POET, LLC, today proved its revolutionary technology that converts agricultural residue into renewable fuel at the Grand Opening of its first commercial cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa. The plant, named “Project LIBERTY,” was formally opened in the presence of His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Deputy Under Secretary Michael Knotek of the...

2014-09-02 16:20:33

Protec Fuel to Bring Dozens of E15, E85 Stations to Metro Areas BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The South will soon welcome E15 to its part of the country, along with more E85. Protec Fuel is joining forces with fuel retailers in metropolitan areas in the South and Southeast in opening 28 E15 and E85 stations. This will be the first phase of a multi-phase introduction of E15 to areas like Atlanta, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Florida and Virginia, as well as a...

2014-08-28 23:02:21

Valero celebrates the restart of its recently purchased corn ethanol plant in the City of Mount Vernon located in Southwest Indiana adding to the region's strong energy sector and agri-business. Mount Vernon, Ind. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Valero Renewable Fuels Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO), and the Ports of Indiana hosted Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann and other state and local officials today at a Port Appreciation and Welcome Celebration...

2014-08-26 16:22:24

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS (NASDAQ: CHSCP), a leading energy, grains and foods company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, has announced a new program to better enable some of the 1,400 Cenex(®) branded locations to meet consumer demand for an E15 ethanol blend. "We are excited to offer a new Cenex(®) Tank Program, which further demonstrates CHS leadership in renewable fuels and helps keep the Cenex brand at the forefront in meeting consumer...

2014-08-21 23:04:31

The Court of His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, has announced that the King will attend the Grand Opening of POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels’ Project LIBERTY cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa on Wednesday, Sept. 3. Emmetsburg, IA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands to Attend Project LIBERTY Opening The Court of His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, has announced that the King will attend the Grand...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'