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"Pressure Cooker" Method Requires No Catalyst to Produce Algal Crude
High-pressure burning/liquification process is fast, efficient, and most importantly cheap
Dec 23, 2013 7:44 PM , 65 comments
Ten Senators Sponsor Bill to Scrap Corn Ethanol Market Manipulation
A bill looks to put an end to government promotion of burning food for fuel
Dec 13, 2013 1:52 PM , 40 comments
Biodiesel Lobby Distances Itself From Ethanol Lobbyists Amid Biofuel Backlash
Biofuel Board says biodiesel is being "unfairly dragged" down by ethanol criticism
Oct 30, 2013 4:44 PM , 40 comments
Ethanol Protectionism is Rocked by EPA Freeze; E15 Stalled for Now
AAA cheers the news that the damaging fuel is unlikely to reach consumers this year or next
Aug 7, 2013 5:22 PM , 40 comments
South Korean Researchers Turn Rice Husks Into Silicon Battery Anodes
Process could help to turn 80 million tons of trash into a valuable commodity
Jul 16, 2013 7:27 PM , 11 comments
Supreme Court Kills E15 Protest, Greenlights Lower MPG, Destroyed Engines
E15 also expected to create higher carbon emissions, higher food prices
Jun 24, 2013 7:07 PM , 129 comments
Federal Appeals Court Blocks EPA's Cellulosic Ethanol Target
Court argues that goal is simply too unrealistic
Jan 29, 2013 3:33 PM , 18 comments
EPA Biodiesel Mandate Get a Boost From Repurposed Imaging Equipment
New method could repurpose existing equipment, improve the efficiency of biodiesel extraction
Sep 21, 2012 1:16 PM , 19 comments
EPA's Corn Ethanol Quotas Could Spell Death for Cattle Farms
President Obama's administration fears losing key swing states if it drops corn farmer-friendly quotas
Aug 3, 2012 6:44 PM , 86 comments
Ethanol Advocates Urge Senate Armed Services Committee to Reject Biofuel Cut Back
New budget would cut ethanol investment
May 24, 2012 1:37 PM , 28 comments
EPA Silently Continues Support for Corn Ethanol, Bumping Target for 2012
Cellulosic, sugarcane, and biodiesel all get bigger bumps as well
Dec 30, 2011 1:56 PM , 30 comments
Federal Gov't Finally Kills $6B USD Corn Ethanol Subsidy
Fresh debate focuses on eliminating blending/consumption mandates or replacing them with non-corn-based targets
Dec 26, 2011 1:01 PM , 38 comments
Researchers Make Cheaper Biofuel by Popping Corn Gene Into Switchgrass
This is one biofuel project corn ethanol use critics may be able to get behind
Nov 21, 2011 3:18 PM , 10 comments
Ethanol Production Used More Corn than Farmers in Past Year
Much of the ethanol produced from the corn was exported overseas
Oct 13, 2011 1:01 PM , 51 comments
Switchgrass's Dirty Secret May Make Seaweed Biofuel Crop of Choice
Water usage is a potential concern for using switchgrass as a cellulosic biofuel feedstock
Aug 30, 2011 12:01 PM , 35 comments
Newspaper Catches a Bug, Doctors Say It's a Case of the Biofuel
Bacteria digests cellulose to make motor friendly butanol
Aug 26, 2011 1:31 PM , 39 comments
Termite Guts Could Lead to Biofuel Production
Different enzymes found in the digestive systems of termites could overcome current obstacles associated with creating fuel from wood biomass
Jul 7, 2011 3:02 PM , 31 comments
Ford and Toyota Blast EPA for Forcing Ethanol Blends on Public
New proposal would allow up to 15 percent ethanol in fuel
Jul 6, 2011 9:38 AM , 88 comments
EPA Drastically Cuts Cellulosic Ethanol Requirement in Fuel for 2012
This marks the third year in a row the mandated levels have been reduced
Jun 22, 2011 11:50 AM , 45 comments
Auto Industry Fights Obama Admin's Effort to Force Corn Ethanol on U.S.
New legislation would force virtually all cars to run on ethanol
Apr 8, 2011 2:24 PM , 139 comments
Obama Demands All Government Autos be "Green" by 2015
Government will only buy hybrids, PHEVs, BEVs, ethanol vehicles, compressed natural gas, and fuel cell vehicles
Mar 30, 2011 11:29 AM , 64 comments
Inedible Plant Enzymes Discovered, May Lead to Biofuel Production
Biofuel that won't negatively affect the food chain
Sep 14, 2010 12:09 PM , 26 comments
China Builds Huge 6.7 MW Solar Power Installation Next to High-Speed Rail
Will cut the use of coal and carbon emissions
Jul 22, 2010 7:20 AM , 44 comments
New Tech Uses Coal Steam to Produce Cellulosic Ethanol
Another step closer to reducing our carbon footprint
Jul 21, 2010 2:17 PM , 26 comments

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