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Posted September 15, 2010

 

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ME Bio Energy restarts plant in Missouri

ME Bio Energy LLC has reopened its 5 MMgy multi-feedstock biodiesel plant in Lilbourn, Mo. The facility, which was formerly owned and operated by Great River Soy Processing LLC, had been idle for nearly three years.READ MORE

Global Fuels receives feasibility study grant

Dexter, Mo.-based Global Fuels LLC recently received a $48,833 grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to explore the technical and economic possibility of producing next generation biofuels. "We are going to use the feasibility study to compare the different technologies that are out there, to implement a new process here at our facility to produce either synthetic drop-in fuels," said Jason Harris, Global Fuels' plant manager, noting his company will also be looking into green chemical and green energy production technologies.READ MORE 2011 Biomass Industry Directory

FOG feasibility study underway in Missouri

Columbia, Mo.-based H2O'C Engineering is studying the feasibility of recycling the fat, oil and grease (FOG) found urban sewer systems into biodiesel. The study has been funded by a $50,000 subgrant awarded by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. According to Tom O'Connor, the owner of H2O'C Engineering, his firm has partnered with Pennsylvania-based BlackGold Biofuels for the project.READ MORE

Irish company develops new biodiesel catalyst

Ireland-based Ceimici Novel Ltd. recently announced it has developed an innovative catalyst for use in new and existing biodiesel plants. According to the company, use of its unique catalyst can reduce production costs, increase profitability and results in 'greener' biodiesel production.READ MORE

DTF webinar to focus on biodiesel policies

The Diesel Technology Forum will host a 90-minute webinar titled, Biodiesel Policies and Mandates: What's Really Involved. The nonprofit organization has worked for 10 years to promote awareness about clean diesel technology, and the biodiesel-focused webinar to be held Thursday, Sept. 16, is a follow-up to an earlier webinar titled, Biodiesel: Good in Theory, Good in Practice. "The point of the webinar is to talk about some of the trends around the country and the growing use of biodiesel," Dawn Fenton, director of policy for DTF, said.READ MORE

Senator Bond earns NBB award

Senator Christopher "Kit" Bond, R-Mo., received a lifetime achievement award from the NBB for his involvement in the biodiesel industry. During a celebration in honor of Bond, NBB CEO Joe Jobe said Bond is the industry's "longest-standing champion in making our nation's first commercially available advanced biofuel a reality."READ MORE
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