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DOT proposes new standards for ethanol, crude oil rail shipments

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyOn July 23, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration released proposed rulemaking that aims to improve the safety of rail transportation of flammable materials, particularly crude oil and ethanol. READ MORE

9 hours ago

Montanans turn barley into high-value feed, ethanol

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Feedstocks, CoproductsMontana Microbial and the USDA Agricultural Research Service are developing an enzymatic treatment for barley that produces a high-value protein concentrate, describing ethanol as the process coproduct. READ MORE

9 hours ago

Aemetis announces $3 million CEC grant for sorghum project

BY Aemetis Inc. Aemetis Inc. has announced that the company received a $3 million matching grant award from the California Energy Commission Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program to support a sorghum ethanol project. READ MORE

16 hours ago

Opinion: Ethanol, A Global Commodity

BY Mike BryanFound In:Business, PolicyWhile the oil industry works very effectively on an international level the ethanol industry could use improvement in this area, particularly in terms of trade, writes Mike Bryan of BBI International. READ MORE

July 22, 2014

Bill would benefit manufacturers of alternatively fueled vehicles

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyLegislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would provide automakers an option to reduce their corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards by warranting at least half the vehicles they manufacture for alternative fuels. READ MORE

July 22, 2014

Analysis shows U.S. ethanol is lowest cost fuel, octane source

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyEthanol produced in the United States has been the most economically competitive motor fuel in the world over the past four years and has played an important role in reducing consumer fuel costs, according to a new analysis. READ MORE

July 22, 2014

DOE opens funding opportunity for alternative fuel vehicles

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced it will award up to $4.5 million in funding to expand the use of alternative fuels through the Clean Cities program, which works to decrease the use of petroleum in transportation. READ MORE


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