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2013-06-26 16:21:53

IRVING, Texas, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling International Inc. (NYSE: DAR) today announces Diamond Green Diesel, the joint venture between Valero subsidiary Diamond Alternative Energy LLC and Darling International Inc., has reached mechanical completion and the startup process will lead to full production of renewable diesel. Once in full operations, the 9,300 barrel-per-day plant will process recycled animal fat and used cooking oil as well as corn oil into renewable diesel...

2013-06-25 16:22:32

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The head of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA) today said President Obama needs some major retooling of the environmental strategy he announced in a policy address today if he wants the United States to continue to be the world's standard setter on clean energy solutions. "In recent decades, the coal industry has made major strides in reducing pollution," said John Pippy, CEO of the Coal Alliance, said today in the wake of the...

2013-06-24 16:20:38

2007 & Later Year Diesel Truck Technology a Success - Reducing NOx and PM Emissions By More Than 95% WASHINGTON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 28 percent of all trucks registered in the United States - 2.5 million of 8.6 million trucks - are now equipped with advanced new technology clean diesel engines, according to new data compiled by R.L. Polk and Company for the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO)...

2013-06-24 12:21:58

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven U.S. governors have written individually to President Barack Obama and his administration, calling on him to block a proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that would effectively shutter coal-fired power generation plants and prevent construction of new ones. These Democrat and Republican state leaders voiced concerns that the proposed new source performance standard (NSPS) for greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted by...

2013-06-21 08:21:40

COLUMBUS, GA, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Liberty Utilities Co. today announced plans to add 14 compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles to its Georgia fleet by the end of 2014. The vehicles will be rolled out as part of a pilot program with the official kick-off being held at Liberty Utilities Columbus office today. A "Fuel Up and Fill Up" luncheon will feature a close-up look at newly branded CNG trucks, fueling station demonstrations and an opportunity to learn more about the...

2013-06-20 16:24:34

Diesel Technology Forum Executive Director Allen Schaeffer to Participate In Executive Roundtable . . . Forum to Showcase Advancements in Clean Diesel Technology WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New technology diesel advancements in both heavy-duty trucks and light-duty passenger vehicles will be showcased at the 2013 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo at the Washington Convention Center from June 24-27 by the Diesel Technology Forum. (Logo:...

Leaf-Cutter Ants Lend A Hand In Biofuel Research
2013-06-14 18:24:19

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As gardeners around the United States tend to their flowers or herbs, leaf-cutter ants are actively cultivating gardens of fungus and bacteria as a source of food and shelter. According to a new study in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a team of American researchers has found that the active enzymes in these ants´ gardens could be refined for biofuel applications. "All the enzymes that we found are...

2013-06-13 12:21:12

New report analyzes recent developments in fuels sector; Diesel replacements biggest surprise SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry leaders and investors are heartened by faster-than-expected developments in alternative fuels, according to an industry report released today. The alternative fuels market has evolved much faster than anticipated, reveals the report, produced by a coalition of investors, utilities, and makers of alternative fuels. Electric...

2013-06-12 23:03:26

Super batteries have the potential to boost electric vehicle performance and reduce dangers of overheating and fire, with the promise of radically changing the fledgling electric vehicle industry, reports EDI Weekly Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 EDI Weekly, the concise digest of industry´s most compelling news and events, reports that researchers in Germany and the United States are closer to developing more efficient batteries that could have far-reaching effects for the...

2013-06-12 16:21:38

UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalmbach Feeds, Inc., has contracted with TruStar Energy to build a public Compressed Natural Gas [CNG] fast-fill station near its Wyandot County manufacturing plants and distribution center. Kalmbach Feeds is a leading innovator in the animal feed industry, producing and distributing nutritional products throughout the eastern half of the United States. The station is part of a new venture, Kalmbach Clean Fuels, LLC, and will...


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2010-09-24 16:20:41

A gas stove is a cooking device which uses natural gas, propane, butane, Liquefied petroleum gas or other flammable gas as a fuel source. Since the gas pipe network was slow to develop, the success of the gas stove on a commercial level took some time to happen. Gas stoves were invented as early as the 1820's as isolated experiments but it was not until the 1880's that manufactured stoves were sold commercially. The first stoves were large and bulky, but over time they were reduced to fit...

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