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September 12, 2014

Legislation, hearing aim to alleviate rail delays

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyAs the 2014 harvest season kicks off, members of the U.S. Senate are taking action to ensure the Surface Transportation Board has the authority necessary to help mitigate the rail backlog currently plaguing the Midwest. READ MORE

September 12, 2014

Letters highlight importance of RFS to cellulosic investments

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyAs the industry continues to wait for the U.S. EPA to hand down the final rule for the 2014 renewable fuel standard (RFS), political figures and members of the biofuel industry continue to advocate for maintaining a strong RFS program. READ MORE

September 12, 2014

3-D imaging techniques may improve understanding of feedstock

BY PLOS ONE Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicComparison of 3D TEM imaging techniques reveals never-seen-before details of plant cell walls, according to a study published Sept. 10 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by researchers from University of California, Berkeley. READ MORE

September 11, 2014

Fuels America call stresses the importance of the RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn Sept. 11, Fuels America hosted a conference call to stress the importance of maintaining a strong renewable fuel standard. The group also plans to publish a new advertisement highlighting achievements made by cellulosic biofuel producers. READ MORE

September 11, 2014

EIA forecast predicts continued growth in ethanol production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has published the September issue of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, slightly altering its ethanol production forecasts for this year and next year. READ MORE

September 11, 2014

RFA: Fuel volatility regulations continue to stifle E15

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association implored Gina McCarthy, administrator of the U.S. EPA, to immediately address disparate fuel volatility regulations that hinder the sale and expansion of E15. READ MORE

September 11, 2014

Genera Energy's BIN-SPEC reduces biomass feedstock variability

BY Genera Energy Inc. Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicGenera Energy Inc. recently introduced its newest feedstock management system module, BIN-SPEC. A proprietary preprocessing system, BIN-SPEC delivers a consistent biomass product to a customer's specifications with the least amount of variability. READ MORE

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