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Category: Alternative Fuel :: Biodiesel
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From the lab: Fuelling the future 3.7.2016 National Network – The Indian Express
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Big soy crop no help for overrun U.S. biofuel makers 28.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Makers of renewable fuels derived from the vast soybean fields across the American Midwest can’t seem to catch a break. At a time when crops are cheap and domestic demand for biodiesel has never been better, the industry is shrinking. Imports from places like Argentina, Singapore and South Korea ballooned to a record 538 million gallons last year from just 7 million in 2009, while the United States has idled half of its 3 billion gallons of production capacity, industry data show. Foreign suppli...
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Biofuel manufacturing plant catches fire in southern India 27.4.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — A biofuel manufacturing plant caught fire in southern India, triggering explosions in biodiesel tanks and forcing around 150 workers to flee the facility, officials said Wednesday.
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Guest Commentary: How biodiesel could help Volkswagen move forward 12.10.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Transitioning Volkswagen TDI vehicles to B20 biodiesel would empower environmentally conscious TDI owners like myself to make a more sustainable choice that honestly fulfills some of VW's "clean diesel" promise.
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White House veto threat shelves possible tax plan 26.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House veto threat appears to have put on ice a congressional effort to permanently renew a handful of generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals.
CSU researchers get federal grant to study biodiesel crop production 23.8.2014 Denver Post: Business
Plant-derived vehicle fuel could one day become a mainstay on Colorado farms under a new research project at Colorado State ...
In quest for energy, biofuels gaining ground 28.7.2013 Salt Lake Tribune
For more than 130 years, Darling International has operated in a little-known corner of U.S. industry, breaking down the leftovers of the meat industry for products including cattle feed and cosmetics. Then last month the Irving, Texas-based rendering giant announced it was entering the biofuels market. Partnered with Valero Energy Corp., Darling was beginning production at a $425 million plant in Louisiana converting animal fat into fuel. Biofuels “make up between 25 and 30 percent of sales in ...
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West Texas man sentenced for biodiesel scam 29.3.2013 Denver Post: National News Headlines
LUBBOCK, Texas—A West Texas businessman has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for his role in a $42 million biodiesel scam.
Space Station now offering alternative fuel in Steamboat Springs 18.8.2012 Steamboat Pilot
Last month, Space Station gas station owner Eric Dorris switched over his diesel tank to B20 diesel, a fuel that is a blend of 80 percent regular diesel and 20 percent biodiesel.
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Peter Van De Carr: Consider biodiesel 18.4.2012 Steamboat Pilot
For 26 years, I’ve operated my river operation in Steamboat Springs. By far the most trash I create as a byproduct of my business is when transporting clients from one end of the river and picking them up at the other. For years I’ve wrestled with means of lessening my impact.
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Box Elder renewable energy plant fueling green revolution 2.9.2011 Salt Lake Tribune
By dawn house The Salt Lake Tribune Published Sep 1, 2011 08:24PM MDT Brothers Jacob and Isaiah Kingston on Thursday showed off their biodiesel production plant, the largest facility of its kind in Utah. Workers at Washakie Renewable Energy spent a year building a system known as the green line process, which was showcased at an open house and will facilitate the production of up to 10 million gallons of renewable fuel annually. About 100 elected officials, industry representatives and guests toured the facility. The plant uses feedstock, such as yellow and brown ... ...
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Bloom and bust 26.6.2011 Durango Herald
DOVE CREEK The idea seemed so promising on a September day in 2007.The governor and 200 others turned out in this tiny town near the Utah border to break ground on the San Juan Bioenergy plant, a locally run processing house for sunflowers and safflowers.
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Arizona is perfect for biofuels, experts say 3.2.2011 | business
Arizona's sunny, dry weather makes it the perfect location for farming algae to produce renewable fuels, an executive of a national biofuels group said Monday.
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Avon buses to run on biofuel 11.11.2010 Vail Colorado: Our World
AVON, Colorado - Avon buses and town vehicles will soon be running on biodiesel. As of last month, the town's fuel supplier started providing an improved biodiesel blend to its customers. The product will be 2 percent biodiesel in the summer and 1 percent in the winter. "This renewable fuel is another step the town is taking to be environmentally conscientious," said Jenny Strehler, the town's director of public works and transportation. "It will improve our emission from our bus fleet and other diesel-powered vehicles." The Town of Avon manages a fueling facility for the town's vehicle and equipment fleet from its Swift Gulch site. The Town purchases gasoline and diesel fuel under contract from Collett Enterprises, Inc. in Gypsum, a local wholesale supplier, who is supplied by Sinclair Oil Company. In response to federal Environmental Protection Agency standards, which are forcing all suppliers to move to more renewable fuels, Sinclair Oil Company dec ...
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News in Brief 10.11.2010 Vail Colorado: Business
County offices closed for Veterans Day EAGLE - County offices, including the Avon and El Jebel satellite offices, the county landfill and other facilities will be closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Offices will resume regular schedules Friday. Emergency services are always available by calling 911. Call the Eagle County Sheriff's Office - 970-328-8500 for non-emergencies. ECO buses will run their normal schedules, but the ECO Transit office will be closed. The Eagle County Road and Bridge Department is always on call at 970-479-2200 in the event of an emergency. School district gets ready for winter EAGLE COUNTY - Eagle County School District has outlined school closure and late start procedures for the upcoming winter season. * The superintendent is empowered to close schools or dismiss schools early in an event of weather or other emergencies that threaten the safety of students or staff members. School closures, early dismissals and ...
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U.S. Army investigates Salt Lake biofuel crop 17.8.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
By Jeremiah Stettler The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Aug 16, 2010 05:18PM MDT The prickly-leafed crop is hardly inviting — it is like a weed sprouting atop 20 acres of parched government land near Salt Lake International Airport. And yet, the safflower planted as part of Salt Lake County’s urban-farming initiative holds a potential fuel source that has attracted the attention of the U.S. Army. Jeffrey Ward, deputy engineer for the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, inspected the safflower crop Monday with a National Biodiesel Board representative and a consultant... ...
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Biodiesel producers press feds on credit 29.5.2010 | business
Without congressional approval of an important tax incentive, biodiesel companies fear the industry could face extinction.
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Buckeye man burned while making biodiesel fuel in home 14.4.2010 | news
The fire damaged his house, and the man was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.
Southwestern Colorado turns to sunflowers for energy 6.2.2010 Denver Post: Business
Southwestern Colorado turns to sunflowers for energy
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Frying a turkey? Gilbert firm will turn grease into fuel 25.11.2009 | business
Alt-fuel manufacturer AZ Biodiesel in Gilbert is collecting used oil from anyone who fries a turkey.
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