Wednesday, September 10, 2008

News and Notes - Sept. 10, 2008

Feature Article

The 2008 Farm Bill Side-By-Side Comparison with 2002 Farm Bill available

This is a really good resource to easily see the changes made by the new farm bill. It covers all aspects of the bill and clearly lays out the differences. Access the comparison by using the links on the right-hand side of the page

US News

Study: Green program means 45,000 new Tennessee jobs

DOE to Invest $4.4 Million in Biofuels Research and Development Innitiatives at U.S. Universities

EPA approves hurricane-related fuel waiver

Boone: Pick My Plan, 'I Know More'

Wood pellet sales take off as demand rises, supply tightens

Obama tells U.S. farmers he backs ethanol mandate

New ethanol plant planned in southwest Illinois (Abengoa)

POET to Host Grand Opening at 65-MMGY Ethanol Plant in Fostoria, OH on Sept. 30 (25th facility)

Residents complain about noise from ethanol plant (Indiana),0,2807956.story

Jet fuel from algae passes first test

Ethanol companies' merger goes before shareholders

Taming the Ethanol Zoo: a Biofuels Digest essay

Green Earth Technologies' G-OIL for Ethanol Fuel is Solution for Adoption of New EPA 2010 & 2011 "Surf & Turf" Standards

International News

Unchecked biofuels could lead to food shortages: UN expert

Volvo Group Coordinates Broad European Coalition--BioDME--to Produce, Test, and Distribute Dimethyl Ether

Ethanol industry's publicity campaign 'completely inappropriate' (Canada)

Palm oil's plunge makes biofuels attractive again (Singapore)

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