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Gevo: Side-by-side operation of Luverne plant on track

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:BusinessGevo Inc. has reported an update on the progress of the implementation of the side-by-side operational mode (SBS) of its plant in Luverne, Minnesota. In the beginning of June, Gevo commenced the co-production of isobutanol and ethanol. READ MORE

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USGC asks USDA to intervene in China's MIR-162 trade requirements

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, PolicyOn July 27, U.S. Grains Council Chairman Julius Schaaf asked Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to personally intervene with his counterpart in China to halt the "current regulatory sabotage of the DDGS trade with China." READ MORE

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RFA to DOE: Update your E85 data

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association has pointed to the vast underrepresentation of E85 stations in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center database and implored DOE to accurately account for all stations selling E85. READ MORE

7 hours ago

Commodities: China's DDGS rules still evolving

BY Sean Broderick, CHS Found In:Markets, CoproductsChina again has created new rules with regard to shipments that state all shipments must have a government stamped document stating the absence of MIR 162 corn. However, there aren't currently any agencies that can officially test for that. READ MORE

July 25, 2014

Report discusses future of European ethanol industry

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessThe European Union has filed its annual biofuels report with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Agricultural Information Network, reporting that the European Commission aims to reach an agreement on future biofuel policy by October. READ MORE

July 25, 2014

Lesaffre announces acquisition of Butalco

BY Lesaffre Found In:Business Lesaffre has announced the acquisition of the start-up Butalco, a research company focused on yeast technology and the development of yeast strains for second generation of biofuels and bio based chemicals. READ MORE

July 25, 2014

Spero Energy receives NSF funding

BY Purdue Research Park Found In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessA Purdue Research Park-based company whose one-step, patent-pending technology could improve the efficiency of alternative fuels and the production of fragrance products has received funding from the National Science Foundation. READ MORE


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