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2011-10-17 16:33:00

GROVELAND, Fla., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Ventures Group, Inc. (OTCBB: EVGI) is pleased to provide an update on the construction of its 3.6 million gallon biodiesel plant in Groveland, Florida. Eco Ventures Group's partner in the project, Raptor Technology Group, Inc. had previously announced the signing of the contract valued at $1,600,000. The Company also announced that it has become a voting member of the National Biodiesel Board. The plant, housed in EVGI's 22,000 square...

2011-09-01 15:32:00

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Just because it's 'green' doesn't mean it's slow." That's the mantra of Brent Hajek, owner of Hajek Motorsports and record-setting driver of the 2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty pickup truck that sped to an amazing new 182 mph land speed record running on a 20 percent (B20) biodiesel blend at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah last month. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110901/DE61743 ) The Ford F-Series is already known for its...

2011-06-23 16:35:00

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At its semi-annual board meeting in Washington D.C. last week, members of the National Biodiesel Board applauded the latest Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to announce its support for use of B20 biodiesel blends. Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has confirmed that all of its new 2011 and forward model year diesel engines, including its four popular N-Series truck models as well as the new Isuzu Reach commercial van, are...

2011-05-23 13:53:00

Move shows trend towards biodiesel's integration into corporate sustainability JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What can Brown do for you? For a start, it's making your world greener by using cleaner burning biodiesel. The United Parcel Service began using biodiesel blends at its most vital hub in Louisville, Kentucky this month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100830/DC56543LOGO-b) "There is a finite amount of petroleum-based fuel available...

2011-02-04 13:57:00

Students earn scholarships to further biodiesel education at conference JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Biodiesel Conference & Expo hosts some of the most prestigious biofuels scientists in the world. This year, the biodiesel industry is also investing in tomorrow's scientists, helping to bring about 10 college students to the event, Feb. 6 - 9 in Phoenix. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100830/DC56543LOGO-b) Evan Le, a senior...

2010-10-12 10:24:00

Biodiesel Fuel Manufactured From Cafeteria Waste Oil and Sold to Area Businesses CHICAGO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Loyola University Chicago Center for Urban Environmental Research and Policy's (CUERP) Biodiesel Program has become the first school program in the United States to be licensed by state and federal authorities to produce and sell its biodiesel fuel. The program has received the approval of the Environmental Protection Agency, Internal Revenue Service, Illinois...

2010-09-23 10:37:00

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Sept. 23/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following information on this public event is being released by the National Biodiesel Board: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100830/DC56543LOGO-b) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100830/DC56543LOGO-b) WHAT: Media are invited to participate in a webinar to learn how New York is cleaning and greening buildings with Bioheat®. WHO: James F. Gennaro, New York City Council 24th...

2010-08-30 08:45:00

Campaign unites college students for collaboration, education JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Move over, Thomas Friedman. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100830/DC56543LOGO-b) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100830/DC56543LOGO-b) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100830/DC56543-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100830/DC56543-a) The next generation of thought leaders is gearing up to lead America's energy...

2010-08-06 07:00:00

Community college is first to earn BQ-9000 designation, driving business to the state FORT DODGE, Iowa, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don Heck has heard a lot of talk about making Iowa the "renewable energy capital of the world," and he thinks he's found a way to help. The laboratory he directs at Iowa Central Community College, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, has become the first to earn accreditation as a BQ-9000 laboratory. It means his lab has become the national leader in testing...

2010-07-21 08:40:00

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Exousia Advanced Materials, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EXOU), a company whose business is providing a variety of fuel products to thousands of customers in the United States, announced today that its biodiesel production facility located in South Carolina is currently completing the maintenance and re-tooling of the facility and will begin delivering biodiesel orders in August. "We believe in biodiesel and see a bright future ahead in our sales....