User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Alternative Fuel :: Ethanol
Last updated: Mar 15 2019 16:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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IKEA and shipping giant CMA CGM to pilot first sustainable marine biofuel 15.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A container ship in Rotterdam will become the first in the world to test a new sustainable marine biofuel next week.
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EPA rules on issue pitting oil producers, corn farmers 13.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Trump administration is proposing to allow year-round sales of gasoline mixed with 15 percent ethanol, seeking to calm a dispute that has riled two politically important blocs -- the oil industry and corn farmers.
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In World That Says It’s Cutting Nutrient Pollution, Progress Is Lacking 4.3.2019 WRI Stories
In World That Says It’s Cutting Nutrient Pollution, Progress Is Lacking Comments|Add Comment|PrintAlgal blooms in Florida’s Santa Fe River. Photo by John Moran/U.S. EPA The world is increasingly worried about water pollution. Nearly 190 countries agreed upon the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which include a call to halve untreated wastewater by 2030 and reduce marine pollution by 2025. The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) committed to a “Pollution-Free Planet” and cleaning up a third of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Holy, Toledo! This Ohio City Is Voting to Give Legal Rights to a Lake 25.2.2019 Mother Jones
Toledo, Ohio, a city of nearly 300,000 situated on the western edge of Lake Erie, may not seem like a mecca of progressive environmental policy. But on Tuesday, the city’s denizens will vote on a radical ballot measure to recognize that a body of water has legal rights. If passed, the so-called Lake Erie Bill […]
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The unlikely contributor to Minn.'s greenhouse gas emissions: Your favorite lake 12.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A biennial state report that assesses the greenhouse gases Minnesota emits now includes a newly understood source of the pollution that contributes to climate change.
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Cold comfort: Subzero weather is great for Minnesota's lakes 30.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The frigid temperatures this week are keeping Minnesotans indoors, but there's a bright spot. Experts say bitterly cold weather actually can have positive impacts on lakes from curbing the growth of harmful algae to reducing water loss.
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The Dirty Truth About Oat Milk 17.1.2019 Mother Jones
Move over, almond and soy milk: An oat milk boom, as I argued in a piece last year, could help the Midwest solve some of its most dire agricultural issues. And now there’s new research out this month to help support the case for covering the region with oats. In states like Iowa, fertilizer runoff from […]
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Fossil fuel use is declining — but there's minimal evidence that using ethanol saves money or the environment 5.12.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Weaning the U.S. off imported oil has been mostly successful — but justifying increases in corn ethanol fuel blends is based on a flawed argument.
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Fishermen sue Big Oil for its role in climate change 4.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The food industry is already feeling the effects of climate change, which will likely force expensive adaptations in the future. At least one sector is looking to make energy companies pay.
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Here’s what it will take to get aviation biofuels off the ground 5.11.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
United Airlines remains miles ahead of the competition in its commitments.
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To keep lakes clean, keep leaves out of streets 3.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Leaves are full of organic matter and nutrients like phosphorus. When they get blown or washed into the street, they end up in the city storm drain, which usually leads to a lake or river.
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How Novozymes harnesses the sustainability superpower of enzymes 23.10.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The Danish biotech firm also aims to advance renewables and circular solutions.
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Trump Gives Farmers a Jolt of Fuel 17.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The administration scraps an anti-ethanol mandate.
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As ethanol boosters celebrate sales restriction end, skeptics doubt it will help farmers 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Despite claims by President Trump and the ethanol industry that year-round E15 will help the industry and farmers, others say sales are so small it will make little difference.
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With eye on midterms, Trump administration moves to boost ethanol use 9.10.2018 LA Times: Environment

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will press ahead with plans to promote the use of ethanol, a move that could shore up support for Republicans in the Midwest but also comes amid fierce opposition from independent oil refiners and a bipartisan group of lawmakers.

The move to direct...

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Interest Groups Compete for Trump's TV Attention 9.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Interest groups are using TV ads to grab the attention of the world’s most powerful viewer: President Trump. Lobbyists say they encourage clients to advertise on Fox News programs the president is known to watch.
Trump Moves to Allow More Ethanol in Gasoline 9.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
President Trump is moving to allow year-round sale of gasoline containing a higher percentage of ethanol, satisfying campaign promises he made to the Farm Belt, while likely provoking a battle with the oil industry.
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Ready for liftoff? Virgin poised for commercial flight using waste-based biofuel 4.10.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Aviation has been a notoriously slow industry to decarbonize, but innovations in recycled fuel could start to move the needle.
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As climate warms, algae blooms in drinking water supplies 4.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Algae isn't just causing swimmers' itch anymore; it's threatening water supplies. State regulations are starting to address it.
Scientists investigating 'unprecedented' algae bloom in Lake Superior 15.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Researchers are investigating a major algal bloom that surfaced last week in Lake Superior between Duluth and the Apostle Islands. The blooms only started appearing in Lake Superior in 2012. Scientists are investigating why.
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