Congressional members draft plan to stop GHG emissions regulation

Several Republican Congressional members have begun floating legislation that would prevent the U.S. EPA from implementing greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations.
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Waste pop, beer first feedstocks for Canadian pilot plant

It will take in pop and beer and churn out ethanol--at least at first. By the end of February a $500,000 modular pilot plant will be set up for ethanol production as part of a research project led by New Brunswick Community College in Atlantic Canada
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Fairmont plant plans 17-mile pipeline for water discharge

After finding it would be unable to continue discharging cooling water into the creek it is currently using, Buffalo Lake Energy, a BioFuel Energy Corp. ethanol plant, plans to build a 17-mile pipeline to discharge water into the Blue Earth River.
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Senate hearing explores oil, energy outlook

The ongoing turmoil in Egypt and the Middle East was referenced frequently as a reminder that the U.S. needs to address its dependence on foreign oil sources at the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources oversight hearing Feb. 3.
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SDSU studies cordgrass as potential biofuel feedstock

A team of researchers led by South Dakota State University plant geneticist Jose Gonzalez recently concluded the sequencing of genes in prairie cordgrass, aiming to improve its biomass feedstock potential.
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Algae project advances at GPRE plant

BioProcess Algae LLC has begun operating commercial-scale algae bioreactors at Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc.'s 65 MMgy ethanol plant in Shenandoah, Iowa.
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Corn price, delays, operational issues contribute to bankruptcy

First United Ethanol LLC announced Feb. 2 that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Southwest Georgia Ethanol LLC, has filed for Chapter 11. The 100 MMgy plant will continue to operate as debtor in possession while reorganizing.
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Kawartha Ethanol begins production in Ontario

After four years of construction, Kawartha Ethanol Inc. has finally completed its first ethanol plant in Havelock, Ontario, and is operating at capacity, according to process technology provider Applied Process Technology International.
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Industry Events

International Biomass
Conference & Expo

May 2-5, 2011
America's Center
St. Louis, Missouri

International Fuel Ethanol
Workshop & Expo

June 27-30, 2011
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

International Biorefining
Conference & Trade Show

September 14-16, 2011
Hilton Americas - Houston
Houston, Texas

Northeast Biomass
Conference & Trade Show

October 11-13, 2011
Westin Place Hotel
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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