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Category: Alternative Fuel :: Ethanol
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INFLUENCE GAME: Shaping railroad safety rules 14.7.2014 azcentral.com | business
INFLUENCE GAME: Shaping railroad safety ...
EPA mulls ethanol change as industry profits soar 21.5.2014 azcentral.com | business
The federal government is considering whether to lower the amount of the corn-based fuel that must be blended into gasoline.
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Study: Fuel from corn waste not better than gas 21.4.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative.
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Study: Corn biofuels release more greenhouse gases than gasoline 21.4.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration’s conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change. A $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and released Sunday in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change concludes that biofuels made with corn residue release 7 percent more greenhouse gases in the e...
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Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas 21.4.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration’s conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change. A $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and released Sunday in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change concludes that biofuels made with corn residue release 7 percent more greenhouse gases in the ea...
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Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas 20.4.2014 Denver Post: Business
WASHINGTON (AP) — Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help fight climate ...
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Gold regains luster in lackluster quarter for Colorado stocks 1.4.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
The first quarter offered stock investors a lot of motion in the major indices but, unlike last year, not much momentum.
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BNSF plans to upgrade tanker fleet after accidents 21.2.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BILLINGS, Mont.—BNSF Railway Co. said it intends to buy a fleet of 5,000 strengthened tank cars to haul oil and ethanol in a move that would set a higher benchmark for safety within an industry that's seen multiple major accidents.
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Colorado's top thinkers of 2013 15.2.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
Over the past month, we asked Denver Post readers and our staff to help us come up with a list of people in Colorado who should be recognized for their extraordinary accomplishments or ideas that either occurred or came to fruition in 2013.
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Policies and pollinators: How the feds deepen the precipitous decline of monarchs 12.2.2014 From the Blogs
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Ocean acidification is already driving changes in Northwestern marine ecology 22.1.2014 From the Blogs
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Aurora residents to be required to clean up sidewalk slime 28.11.2013 Denver Post: News: Local
Aurora residents to be required to clean up sidewalk slime
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The Washington Post: Ethanol takes a hit 20.11.2013 Salt Lake Tribune
Once touted as a climate-friendly renewable alternative to foreign oil, corn-based liquid ethanol has been exposed as an environmental and economic mistake. Lured by federal subsidies, Midwestern farmers devoted millions of acres to corn that might otherwise go to soil conservation or feed-grain. Meanwhile, a “dead zone” fed by fertilizer runoff spreads at the mouth of the Mississippi and production costs throughout the grain-dependent U.S. food industry rise. At the end of 2011, the ethanol ind...
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EPA proposes reducing biofuel mandate 16.11.2013 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON—The Obama administration wants to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply, acknowledging the biofuel law championed by both parties in 2007 is not working as well as expected.
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Editorial: Surging doubt about ethanol 15.11.2013 Denver Post: Opinion
It is becoming increasingly clear that the corn ethanol skeptics were right.What began as a much-heralded bridge to biofuels has turned into an environmental bust with unintended economic consequences.
Industry takes aim at AP ethanol investigation 12.11.2013 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON—A new Associated Press investigation, which found that ethanol hasn't lived up to some of the government's clean-energy promises, is drawing a fierce response from the ethanol industry.
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The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push 12.11.2013 azcentral.com | business
CORYDON, Iowa -- The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply. Even the cemetery that disappeared like an apparition into a cornfield.
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Ethanol: The secret dirty cost of Obama’s green power push 12.11.2013 Salt Lake Tribune
Corydon, Iowa • The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America’s push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply. Even the cemetery that disappeared like an apparition into a cornfield. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. With the Iowa political caucuses on the horizon in 2007, presidential candidate Barack Obama made homegrown corn a centerpiece of his plan to slow global warming. And when Presiden...
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The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push 12.11.2013 Denver Post: National News Headlines
CORYDON, Iowa—The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil.
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Ethanol push's unintentional environmental consequences 12.11.2013 Denver Post: National News Headlines
CORYDON, Iowa — The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil.
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