Ethanol industry has mixed feelings on VEETC reform compromise

Though it's not exactly one for the win column, ethanol industry supporters are pleased with portions of a compromise that salvages certain ethanol-related tax credits crafted by Sens. John Thune, Amy Klobuchar, and Dianne Feinstein.

Poet becomes first cellulosic project to get DOE loan guarantee

The U.S. DOE has finally made its first conditional commitment for a loan guarantee for cellulosic ethanol. Poet's Project Liberty received a conditional commitment for a $105 million loan guarantee to for its 25 MMgy corn cob-to-ethanol facility.

Dinneen calls House hearing on E15 scientific tests a witch hunt

The witness list for a House hearing, "Hitting the Ethanol Blend Wall: Examining the Science on E15," was stacked heavily on the anti-ethanol side and included representatives of the poultry industry, the petroleum industry and small engine groups.

DDCE begins second year of stover collection program

The second year of DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol LLC's corn stover collection program is under way in Iowa as the company prepares for a groundbreaking later this year at Nevada, Iowa, adjacent to Lincolnway Energy.

EPA finalizes Tailoring Rule biomass deferment

The U.S. EPA has ruled that it will maintain its proposal to defer biomass from the Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule for three years while the agency further studies the science and policy of regulating biomass energy.

Quaiattini steps down from Canadian Renewable Fuels Association

After nine successful years - the last four at the helm of the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association, Gordon Quaiattini announced he would be stepping down as association president to pursue new public policy challenges.

Algae demonstration to be colocated at Australian ethanol plant

Australia-based Algae.Tec Ltd. has formed a collaboration contract with the Manildra Group to construct a demonstration-scale algae production facility at its 100 MMgy ethanol plant in Nowra, Australia.

BP president provides update on oil giant's biofuels business

Sue Ellerbusch, president of BP Biofuels North America, traveled to the heart of U.S. oil production recently to provide an update on the company's biofuels operations to attendees of the Louisiana Energy Conference.

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