Thursday, November 6, 2008

News and Notes - Nov. 6, 2008

Feature Article

National Biofuels Action Plan released

The 2008 National Biofuels Action Plan was developed by the interagency Biomass Research and Development Board. The plan seeks to coordinate Federal agency involvement in biomass research and development, demonstrations and implementation.

US News

Critical Bio Mass: Memphis organizations focus on turning green business into greenbacks

With the Grain (Ethanol Grain Producers in Obion County)

Obama to Back Ailing Ethanol Makers, Follow Failed Bush Policy

U.S. biofuels sector sees ally in Obama

How Will Renewables Fare in the New Political Environment?

Changes in Congress related to Ag and Biofuels,_once_USDA_chief,_now_senator/

U.S. Biofuels Industry Ready to Take Off

House farm chief backs higher bio-blend

Bioheat Fires Up Homes in New England

Fluctuating Food Commodity Prices: A Complex Issue With No Easy Answers

The Biofuel Debate: Good, Bad or Too Soon to Tell?

Biofuels Debate: Point, Counterpoint

BIO addresses EPA indirect land use proposal

VeraSun Energy halts 110 Mgy corn ethanol plant in Minnesota “indefinitely”, stock trading halted

J.D. Irving Gets $19.5M In Loans To Make 2 Mills Eco-Friendlier

Pellet plant announced for Georgia

Researchers turn biomass into energy

Fungal diesel could be new fuel source

The Andersons, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results (Ohio Ethanol Plants)

$18 Million Biodiesel Manufacturing Plant May be Coming to Southwest Kentucky

First Ethanol Distribution Hub Built & Now Operating At Baltimore Facility

International News

China Mobilizes Methanol While the U.S. Remains Mired in Oil (highlights Eastman Chemical in Tennessee)

Oxford University discovers new methanol process

B.C. vitamin maker's ethanol plans on hold

Viaspace Inc. to Commercially Farm Hybrid Grass in China for Animal Feed and Cellulosic Ethanol Production

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