Monday, May 5, 2008

News and Notes - May 5, 2008


Switching to switchgrass to cut foreign oil (Feature on WBIR Evening News, May 2, 2008) (Article) (Video)

UT researcher says cars may soon run on $1.50-per-gallon 'grassoline'

Think tank seeks political points

US News

Nu-Energie biodiesel business set to hold grand opening (Surgoinsville, TN)

Grundy County (TN) High School's biodiesel program expanding after a year of production

Oklahoma Legislature funds Noble, OU and OSU ethanol effort

Algae are fueling a boom in energy research,5143,695237893,00.html

Bush defends ethanol as energy source

Obama: Change in ethanol policy might be needed

Whitman: Stemming world food crisis before its too late

Connecticut Requests Ethanol Waiver

Land for Largest Field of Swithgrass for Bioenergy Acquired

Growth of ethanol industry likely to boost competition for corn

Chevron notches record first-quarter profit

International News

Rising global food prices also due to India’s prosperity: Bush

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