Thursday, June 5, 2008

News and Notes - June 5, 2008

US News

Memphis Bioworks Heads to the Farm

12 Companies racing to build cellulosic ethanol plants in the US

Armed with Facts, USDA Ready to Defend Ethanol

US Ag Secy Says Genetically Modified Food Output Must Rise

Monsanto Seeks Big Increase in Crop Yields

Ethanol Push Shows Congress is Not Serious About Oil Independence

SunEthanol brings DuPont exec Frey in as CEO

Biotechnology seen as a key to solving food crisis

Start-up takes over abandoned ethanol project

International News

Brazil cellulosic ethanol plant possible in 5 yrs

Dow Chem Unit, Brazil Sugar Co To Make Plastic From Ethanol

U.N. shows some sense: International body offers good advice on world food crisis

GLOBAL: Bad ethanol, good ethanol

End to ethanol could stave off grain crisis

Biofuels make useful villain for food crisis

Fuel a factor at UN food talks,0,7088636.story

China needs new policies to kickstart biofuel sector – expert

Thailand to cut ethanol taxes

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