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EPA’s final 2014 RVO delivered to the OMB; industry reacts

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:PolicyThe U.S. EPA has finalized its 2014 renewable volume obligation rule for the renewable fuels standard and submitted it to the Office of Management and Budget for review on Friday, Aug. 22. READ MORE

12 hours ago

Despite current issues, China ‘hit for the cycle’ in 2014

BY USGC Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, CoproductsDespite challenges surrounding imports, China has accomplished a feat never before seen. According to Chinese and USDA data, China has imported more than 3 million metric tons each of corn, sorghum and DDGS this marketing year, which ends Aug. 31. READ MORE

13 hours ago

BioEnergy Institute result paves way for closed loop refineries

BY Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Found In:Coproducts, CellulosicResearchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have developed “bionic liquids” from lignin and hemicellulose, two by-products of biofuel production from biorefineries. READ MORE

August 21, 2014

Butamax corn oil separation system fully operational at Highwater

BY Holly JessenFound In:OperationsButamax Advanced Biofuels LLC and Highwater Ethanol held an Aug. 20 ribbon cutting, celebrating the completion of phase one of a two-phase retrofit to biobutanol production. The facility is now separating corn oil with Butamax technology. READ MORE

August 21, 2014

Geneticists develop tree biomass crop to grow on marginal land

BY Virginia Tech Found In:CellulosicTwo Virginia Tech researchers have received a $1.4 million grant to investigate the genetic regulatory networks that will allow an important bioenergy crop to be bred so it will grow in less than ideal soils and climate. READ MORE

August 21, 2014

King of Netherlands to attend Project Liberty event

BY Poet-DSM Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessWillem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, has announced that he will attend the Grand Opening of Poet-DSM Advanced Biofuels’ Project Liberty cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa on Wednesday, Sept. 3. READ MORE

August 20, 2014

Opinion: Recapping European Policy Decision Making

BY Robert VierhoutRobert Vierhout looks back on nearly a decade of columns written for EPM. European policy decisions may be difficult for the non-European to understand, he writes, but it's not much easier for Europeans to understand either. READ MORE


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