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The new law increases registration requirements for grease haulers, stiffens penalties for noncompliance of record-keeping, and gives law enforcement authority to seize vehicles involved in grease theft
September 30, 2014
In support of President Obama's all-of-the-above energy strategy, the U.S. Department of Energy announced on Sept. 30 up to $25 million in funding to reduce the cost of algal biofuels to less than $5 per gasoline gallon equivalent by 2019.
September 24, 2014
Schott and Algatechnologies, a biotechnology company specializing in algae production, have signed an R&D agreement to strengthen their partnership following a successful one-year study of new glass tubes at Algatech's algae production facility.
September 17, 2014
Green Mountain Power will heat its buildings and power its fleet with biodiesel from locally grown sunflower seeds
September 11, 2014
The National Biodiesel Foundation hosted an immersive, four-day tour through Iowa for federal and state agency officials and U.S. congressional staffers. This year's tour brought representatives from eight states to witness renewable achievements.
September 09, 2014
Corn Oil One announced it has broken ground on its new DCO frac facility that will use a patent-pending process to purify components out of DCO, such as waxes and free fatty acids. Construction is expected to be complete early next year.
September 04, 2014
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA has closed on a $105 million loan guarantee to Fulcrum Sierra Biofuels LLC to build a biorefinery in Nevada to produce 11 million gallons of biojet fuel annually from municipal solid waste.
August 27, 2014
A demonstration plant in Daphne, Ala., combines wastewater with algae to produce what the company says is the world's first energy-generating wastewater treatment process, using carbon-negative technologies to yield biofuel and drinking water.
August 27, 2014
Switzerland-based waste fats and oils collection company MBP Group has earned the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials sustainability certification for their waste material collection, trading and distribution activities.