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2011-05-31 08:00:00

RENTON, Wash., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While increasing airplane production, The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) generated year-over-year improvements in environmental performance, the company reported today in its annual Environment Report. At manufacturing and office locations in 2010, Boeing consumed less energy, reduced carbon dioxide emissions and water intake, and generated less hazardous waste compared to the previous year. "Boeing has taken up the challenge to make our products,...

2011-05-25 14:00:00

SEATTLE, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pacific Northwest has the diverse feedstocks, fuel-delivery infrastructure and political will needed to create a viable biofuels industry capable of reducing greenhouse gases and meeting the future fuel demands of the aviation industry. Creating an aviation biofuels industry, however, will depend upon securing early government policy support to prioritize the aviation industry in U.S. biofuel development. That's the conclusion announced today in...

2011-05-05 00:00:30

The 4th Global Jatropha Hi-tech Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme which is being held September 14-18, 2011 at Jaipur, India, is mostly dedicated to multifeedstocks for building a sustainable biodiesel industry. The JatrophaWorld India 2011 is designed to educate all stakeholders about critical issue of availability of right feedstock at right cost to make biodiesel a long-term business opportunity. Global JatrophaWorld India 2011 marks the 4th edition...

2011-04-28 13:28:00

MEXICO CITY, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consejo de Promocion Turistica de Mexico praised Mexico's domestic carrier, Interjet, and Airbus for joining the ranks of Air New Zealand and Continental Airlines in leading the way for the international aviation industry by using more sustainable energy. Last month Interjet affirmed its commitment to sustainable energy in Mexico by conducting the first biofuel flight in the nation with an Airbus A320 aircraft using 30 percent...

2011-04-13 19:46:36

Current UK and European policies on biofuels encourage unethical practices, says a report by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics today following an 18-month inquiry. Policies such as the European Renewable Energy Directive are particularly weak when it comes to protecting the environment, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and avoiding human rights violations in developing countries. They also include few incentives for the development of new biofuel technologies that could help avoid these...

2011-04-08 12:40:00

LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Matchmaking, Inc. has compiled the results of multiple airline tests of oil from the little known non-edible plant Jatropha as a potential substitute for traditional jet fuel with impressive results. The non-profit company specializes in matching small firms with government agencies and major corporations. Japan Airlines, Air New Zealand, Continental, Brazil's TAM Airlines and most recently the Mexican carrier Interjet, in cooperation...

2011-03-22 07:10:00

SEATTLE, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) today announced the creation of the Sustainable Biomass Consortium, a research initiative focused on increasing collaboration between voluntary standards and regulatory requirements for biomass used to create jet fuel and bioenergy for other sectors. The consortium also will seek to lower overall sustainability certification costs. Biomass is a renewable energy source, often...

2011-03-18 00:00:28

Algae.Tec Limited (ASX: AEB) an advanced biofuels company with a high-yield enclosed algae growth and harvesting system - the McConchie-Stroud System - announced today the opening of the Algae Development & Manufacturing Centre in Atlanta, Georgia where the photo-bioreactors will be assembled for shipping around the world. Perth, Western Australia and Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 Algae.Tec Limited (ASX: AEB) an advanced biofuels company with a high-yield enclosed algae growth and...

2011-02-25 23:01:35

Rice University researchers find feeding crops too heavily bad for biofuel, environment Rice University scientists and their colleagues have found that when growing corn crops for ethanol, more means less. A new paper in today's online edition of the American Chemical Society's journal Environmental Science and Technology shows how farmers can save money on fertilizer while they improve their production of feedstock for ethanol and alleviate damage to the environment. The research has...

2011-02-21 00:00:49

Perth, Western Australia/Atlanta, Georgia "“ February, 20, 2011 - Algae.Tec Limited (ASX: AEB) an advanced biofuels company with a high-yield enclosed algae growth and harvesting system (the McConchie-Stroud System) has today been accepted to list on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange [FWB], now the largest investor base in the world following a merger announcement with the New York Stock Exchange [NYSE]. Perth, Western Australia and Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 20, 2011 Algae.Tec...


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