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2010-06-16 12:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) announced today it has been selected to receive $253 million in Phase 2 funding from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) under the Industrial Carbon Capture and Sequestration (ICCS) Program for its ICCS project in Port Arthur, Texas. The funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act-funded ICCS Program will be used for final engineering, design, construction and operation of the project...

2010-06-16 08:01:00

PITTSBURGH, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Families Organized to Represent the Coal Economy (F.O.R.C.E.) and the Pennsylvania Coal Association today applauded the creation of a new Pennsylvania House Coal Caucus, developed to recognize and support the coal industry for its major economic contributions to the Commonwealth. Sixty eight House members already have joined this bi-partisan caucus. A just-released study on the economic impacts of coal mining in Pennsylvania, issued by the Pennsylvania...

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2010-06-15 06:25:00

Scientists have developed a way to detect and track carbon dioxide deep underground, giving the government an important tool that may help people find a way to keep carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from polluting the atmosphere. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory used colorless, nontoxic liquids called perflourocarbon tracers to basically fingerprint carbon dioxide that was injected into a coal seam in northwestern New Mexico. They...

2010-06-01 05:00:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An alliance of industry, academic and government organizations, formed to commercialize technologies that will utilize concentrated solar energy to convert waste CO2 into diesel fuel, was announced today. The alliance team members include Sandia National Laboratories, Renewable Energy Institute International (REII), Pacific Renewable Fuels, Pratt Whitney Rocketdyne (a United Technologies Division), Quanta Services, Desert Research...

2010-05-27 15:48:00

HONOLULU, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Phycal LLC, an algae fuel company, recently announced that engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm SSOE Group has been hired to perform preliminary engineering design for the company's new 40-acre pilot algae farm in Central Oahu, Hawaii. The project, funded through Department of Energy (DOE) grants as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), will seek to capture CO2 gas and recycle it in an algal oil...

2010-02-18 11:19:00

ST. LOUIS and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) and GreatPoint Energy today announced they have signed an agreement to pursue development of coal-to-gas and coal-to-hydrogen projects in the United States and around the world with carbon capture and storage (CCS) that would achieve near-zero carbon emissions while liberating vast quantities of stranded oil. The projects would be developed using GreatPoint's proprietary Bluegas(TM) technology,...

2010-02-09 13:53:00

HONOLULU, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- CBI Polymers, a subsidiary of Cellular Bioengineering, Inc., is pleased to announce that National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and Safety and Ecology Corporation (SEC) have won the Environmental, Security, Safety and Health (ESS&H) Achievement Award in recognition of their innovative use of DeconGel® as a beryllium decontamination technique for the mitigation and abatement of hazardous particulate. DeconGel® is...

2009-12-17 09:33:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) announced today it has signed a cooperative agreement with the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and will now move forward on phase one of a potential two-phase program to conduct an engineering study and project plan to capture, concentrate and purify carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted from industrial operations for use in enhanced oil recovery work. DOE in October had announced several carbon capture related...

2009-12-14 12:00:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Midwest Research Institute is a key contributor on two teams awarded separate contracts to support the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in advancing the clean and efficient use of fossil fuels and alternative energy. In the first award, MRI is a team member to prime contractor Booz Allen Hamilton's five-year, $98 million contract to provide DOE with strategic energy planning and analysis...

2009-12-04 10:32:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Coal Council (NCC) today presented the U.S. Department of Energy with recommendations for broad deployment of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technologies to achieve an 80 percent reduction in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2050 with sustained economic and employment growth. The Council's findings are based on its latest study, "Low-Carbon Coal: Meeting U.S. Energy, Employment and Carbon Dioxide Emissions Goals with 21st...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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