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2009-02-04 09:00:00

"Eye on Biodiesel" awards recognize industry champions SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two seafaring captains and musician Melissa Etheridge were among the fuel advocates for environmentally friendly biodiesel recognized at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, which wrapped up today. The National Biodiesel Board's 2009 "Eye on Biodiesel Award" winners are: Influence - Melissa Etheridge. Grammy and Academy Award winner Etheridge often powers her worldwide tours with...

2009-02-03 12:21:00

Principles demonstrate the industry's commitment to climate change mitigation, human rights, food security, and respect for natural resources SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meeting in San Francisco for its annual conference, the National Biodiesel Board unveiled a formalized list of principles to guide the industry on issues of sustainability. The national trade association's Sustainability Task Force had developed and passed the principles that demonstrate the industry's...

2009-02-02 13:46:00

Urge Peers to Join Commitment on Continued Progress for Food, Feed & Energy SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As founder and a director of the Thomas Jefferson Agricultural Institute, Dr. Rob Myers is well aware of Jefferson's historic commitment to exploring new frontiers as well as agricultural progress. With an eye on continuing advancements in biodiesel that would have appealed to Jefferson's interests, Myers announced today the "Scientists for Biodiesel" declaration...

2009-01-14 11:48:00

National Biodiesel Board to Hold First-Ever Public Day on February 4 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- By embracing the use of B20 - a 20 percent blend of biodiesel - in more than 1,500 city vehicles, the City of San Francisco lives up to its reputation as one of the most progressive cities in the world. That commitment to biodiesel makes the city the perfect host for the sixth annual National Biodiesel Conference and Expo, Feb. 1 - 4. The four-day conference, which is the...

2009-01-05 06:30:00

Management Beats its Self-Imposed Timetable by Several Weeks with Early Filing MIAMI, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emerging green energy holding company HydroGenetics, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HYGN) announced today that it has filed a Form 10 with the Securities and Exchange Commission in order to become a fully reporting company under the Securities Act of 1934. The company beat its timetable as announced in previous press releases by several weeks, citing the completion of its financial...

2008-12-22 08:29:00

MIAMI, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emerging green energy holding company HydroGenetics, Inc. (http://www.hydrogeneticsusa.com) (Pink Sheets: HYGN) announced today that its Board of Directors elected to reduce the authorized shares of its company from 1,000,000,000 to 250,000,000, a 750 million share reduction in a weekend meeting held last night. The company has not indicated whether further reductions of its authorized shares are forthcoming. "This move should boost investor...

2008-12-19 00:45:00

MIAMI, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emerging green energy holding company HydroGenetics, Inc. (http://www.hydrogeneticsusa.com) (Pink Sheets: HYGN) announced today the execution of a Binding Letter of Intent to acquire Buffalo Biodiesel, Inc. (http://www.buffalobiodiesel.com). Headquartered in Northern New York, Buffalo Biodiesel, Inc. is a leading producer, collector and renderer of yellow grease and its ultimate fuel property, biodiesel. Under the terms of the LOI, Buffalo...

2008-12-18 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cavitation Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CVAT) announced today that it has completed the first sale of its proprietary state-of the-art Bioforce 9000 Nano Biodiesel Reactor Skid System to SRS Engineering Inc. This initial sale was completed ahead of Cavitation Technologies' original schedule and financial projections. The new Bioforce 9000 Nano Biodiesel Reactor Skid System will be a component of SRS' 20 gallon per minute, 10...

2008-10-14 15:00:23

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Biodiesel is reaching new heights as a proven fuel, bolstered by new quality specifications for biodiesel blends published by ASTM International. Biodiesel producers, petroleum companies, engine companies, vehicle manufacturers, pipeline operators, fleets and consumers will benefit from the new biodiesel blend specifications, using them for fuel preparation, quality checking, engine design, and bid and purchasing contracts. ASTM...

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2005-10-01 20:05:24

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Sherry Dean has a secret she's been keeping from her drivers since March - their Upshur County school buses are running on an alternative fuel made of vegetable oil and diesel. "I wanted to run it without my drivers or mechanics knowing," she said. "That way I can have a true feeling for how it's doing." So far, the results have been "great." Dean is among a slowly growing number of county transportation directors in West Virginia and across the nation who are...


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