Monday, May 12, 2008

News and Notes - May 8, 2008

US News

Corker Calls Federal Energy Policy “An Embarrassment”

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. Enters Into Merger Agreements With VBV LLC and Its Subsidiaries (Owners of Obion County TN Plant)

DOE awards $61M for greenhouse gas storage study

Osage Bio Energy, based in Glen Allen, VA, received a $300 million investment to build four ethanol plants

Food vs. fuel a global myth (US to pay $800 billion for its oil supply),0,1446735,print.story

The Ethanol Industrial Complex (Iowa State's Babcock testimony)
Gov. Crist hails energy bill, but green impact is faded
Spending on gas, oil wells jumped in '06, report says

Shell Oil president wants more access to energy resources

International News

Biofuels: more valuable as fuel than as a scapegoat

EU still far from agreeing biofuel standards: diplomats

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