Inside June 2011


Fuel Choice: Turn Oil into Salt

BY Holly JessenThe authors of “Turning Oil into Salt” believe the ethanol industry should make passing an Open Fuel Standard priority No. 1 READ MORE

Ending the Enzyme Enigma

BY Kris BevillFiguring out how to produce enzymes at a feasible cost is just part of the puzzle READ MORE

Water: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

BY Holly JessenNot content to simply go with the flow, ethanol producers are working to reduce water use READ MORE

FEW Features High-octane Line-up

BY Holly JessenThis year’s International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo is in Indianapolis—a perfect place to examine NASCAR’s historic move to E15 READ MORE


Fighting an Ethanol Tank Fire Presents Unique Challenges

BY Henry PerssonSwedish group seeks better understanding, new and better firefighting methods READ MORE

Dry Ice Blasting Solves Ethanol Plant Maintenance Headache

BY Kellie GrobFaster cleaning with fewer workers is possible when dry ice is used instead of water READ MORE

Yeast Management Provides Stable Fermentation Performance

BY Peter KrasuckiNew propagation technique offers savings while increasing yields READ MORE

Iowa Does Its Part in Encouraging Adoption of E15

BY Lucy NortonLeading ethanol producing state wants to lead the nation in promoting new blend READ MORE

Implementing Integrated Zero Liquid Discharge

BY Todd PotasReviewing results from 11 installations shows what can be achieved READ MORE

Distilled - Ethanol News & Trends

‘Nintendo for Biofuel Nerds’

BY Kris BevillVirtual biorefinery control room coming soon READ MORE

Label Change Tabled

BY Kris BevillNebraska ethanol labeling effort held over READ MORE

End of an Era

BY Kris BevillMinnesota to pay final state incentives READ MORE


BY Kris BevillPoet’s corn oil technology arrives READ MORE

Sustainability Doesn’t Come Cheap

BY Kris BevillUSDA grants $36 million for research READ MORE

Renewable Fuel in China

BY Holly JessenGE, LanzaTech, Greentech advance ethanol projects READ MORE

E10 on the Water

BY Holly JessenProving ethanol and boating can coexist READ MORE

Savings at the Pump

BY Holly Jessen89 cents per gallon saved in 2010 READ MORE

Funding Better Biomass

BY Kris BevillUSDA, DOE seek collaborative projects READ MORE

EcoCar Challenge

BY Holly JessenMidwest team tests E85 hybrid READ MORE

Fool vs. Fuel

BY Holly JessenDebate keeps getting recycled at ethanol’s expense READ MORE

Green Stuff Grows Up

BY Kris BevillGrand opening marks important step for ethanol-to-algae READ MORE

Making Choice Easier

BY Kris BevillEPA modifies conversion kit regulations READ MORE

REAPing the Benefits?

BY Kris BevillUSDA program for blender pumps leaves out urban sites READ MORE

Biofuels Barnstorming

BY Holly JessenUSDA stages events at multiple locations READ MORE