Operation REACH recruiting youth affected by BP oil spill

New Orleans-based nonprofit Operation REACH Inc. is recruiting prospective students affected by the BP oil spill to enroll in the spring session as part of its Gulfsouth Youth Biodiesel Project. The spring session begins March 10.
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NBB to host free webinars on RFS2 volume requirements

The National Biodiesel Board is inviting petroleum refiners, importers and fuel distributors to take part in a series of free 90-minute webinars to learn more about how biodiesel can meet biomass-based diesel and advanced biofuel RIN requirements.
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Algae.Tec to list on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Algae.Tec Ltd. has been accepted to list on the Frankfort Stock Exchange (FWB), resulting in a dual listing with the Australian Securities Exchange. The company says this gives it access to the most significant sustainable energy market in the world.
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RIT researchers bring algae cultivation to New York

A team of researchers at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York is using wastewater to cultivate algae for biodiesel production. The goal: facilitate wastewater treatment while providing the economic development of biodiesel production.
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Chevron secures crude jatropha oil contract from Mission

Chevron Technology Ventures is exploring the use of crude jatropha oil (CJO) as feedstock for renewable diesel, and the energy giant will use CJO supplied by Mission NewEnergy Ltd. Chevron will initially use 3,000 gallons from the Australian company.
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OriginOil to help Mexico commercialize algae-based jet fuel

California-based algae technology developer OriginOil Inc. has agreed to participate in a pilot-scale algae project funded by the Mexican government. The project goal is to demonstrate industrial algae production while encouraging Mexican investment.
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Brookhaven releases jatropha oil performance, emissions results

Results were released today by Brookhaven National Laboratory and SG Biofuels on BNL's performance and emissions study of jatropha oil as a drop-in fuel in industrial furnaces used for heating and power generation.
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Iowa lawmakers consider retail incentive extension, expansion

Members of the Iowa Biodiesel Board recently met with Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and members of the state legislature to discuss extending and expanding the state's retailer incentive for biodiesel.
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