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2009-02-02 10:47:59

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is urging Pennsylvania's governor to ignore a recommendation opposing banning artificial trans fat in foods. A task force recommended Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell and the state's lawmakers reject a proposed legislative phase-out of the harmful food ingredient. But CSPI urged the state to adopt the legislation requiring restaurants to phase out artificial trans fat -- the heart-attack-inducing fat that comes from partially hydrogenated oil. The...

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2008-12-10 16:41:04

Researchers in Nevada are reporting that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap, abundant, and environmentally friendly source of biodiesel fuel for powering cars and trucks. Their study has been published online in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, a bi-weekly publication. In the new study, Mano Misra, Susanta Mohapatra, and Narasimharao Kondamudi note that the major barrier to wider use of biodiesel fuel is lack of a low-cost, high quality...

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2008-12-01 13:50:00

Scientists from seven nations released a new study on Monday that finds clearing tropical forests in order to plant biofuels harms the environment by reducing animal and plant diversity. Biofuels are considered greener than fossil fuels because plants absorb greenhouse gases from the atmosphere as they grow. "Keeping tropical rain forests intact is a better way to combat climate change than replacing them with biofuel plantations," the scientists wrote in a report about the study. In South...

2008-11-07 09:00:20

DALLAS, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Energy Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: CPPXF) today announced that James D. Eger has resigned as CFO of the Company with effect on November 30, 2008. He will remain as a part-time and non-exclusive consultant and advisor to the Company, particularly in the areas of new business and corporate development. Mr. Eger is relocating from Dallas to SE Asia in order to pursue business opportunities in alternative energy, including palm oil...

2008-10-28 12:00:31

Golden Star Resources Ltd. (AMEX: GSS) (TSX: GSC) (GSE: GSR) is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded a prestigious Nedbank Capital Green Mining award in recognition of the creation of and continuing efforts on the Golden Star Oil Palm Plantation project (GSOPP). We are the first non-South African company to receive a Nedbank Capital Green Mining award in any category. This award follows the July 30 transfer of 4-hectare farm plots to each of the first group of 69...

2008-10-27 09:00:31

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magnum D'Or Resources, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: MDOR) is pleased to announce the addition of Gopi B. Sekhar and Professor Dr. N. Natchimuthu to its advisory board. With Magnum's recent partnership and joint venture with Sekhar Research Innovations, the company has now strengthened its position with additional expertise. This will allow expansion into the arena of high end formulation products and custom made compounds, as well as,...

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2008-10-07 12:02:25

The move toward biofuel proliferation in the West may need to be reconsidered, a United Nations report advised on Tuesday. In the case of biofuels, the bad outweighs the good because the harm caused by biofuels on rising food costs is greater than the amount of good cased by reducing greenhouse gases. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said policies encouraging biofuel production and use in Europe and the United States was likely to maintain pressure on food prices but have...

2008-10-07 00:00:31

By Ooi Tee Ching PALM oil prices fell as much as RM225 per tonne yesterday, triggering the 10 per cent daily limit imposed by the derivatives exchange, but short coverings in the evening helped pare losses. Traders and dealers attributed the price fall to continued strengthening of the US dollar and slowing demand for palm oil exports. At the close of trading yesterday, the third month benchmark crude palm oil (CPO) price settled RM180 lower at RM1,820 per tonne. Plunging palm oil...

2008-10-01 12:00:27

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Oil industry is available in its catalogue. World Biodiesel Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p092460/World-Biodiesel-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biodiesel in Million of Gallons. The major end-use segments discussed are Automobile, Marine, and Mining. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each...

2008-09-25 12:00:37

Renewable Fuel Corp (RFC), a leading producer and supplier of biodiesel and biodiesel blended fuels in North America and in key International markets, is pleased to announce today the acquisition of Bio Refining Industries, Inc. (BRII) which owns two Indonesian biodiesel projects, licenses and plant properties with nameplate capacity of 400,000 Metric Tons (MT) per year of biodiesel. The facilities are in the early stages of development in Dumai, Indonesia. When at full production capacity...