Corn Plus faces charges regarding emissions equipment

Corn Plus LLLP, Winnebago, Minn., is facing charges that it violated the Clean Air Act by providing false information regarding its pollution control equipment to the U.S. EPA in January.
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Automaker group voices support for new fuel technologies

RFA and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, issued a joint statement from the RFA's annual meeting in Washington, D.C., asserting the two groups' commitments to implementing renewable fuel technologies.
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Project to build 36 MMgy ethanol plant in Florida moves forward

Highlands EnviroFuels LLC received its air permit as well completed an economic impact study, moving the Lake Placid, Fla ethanol project forward. Sugarcane and sweet sorghum feedstocks will be supplied by nine grower investors.
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Toyota develops yeast for cellulosic ethanol conversion

The new yeast is highly efficient at fermenting xylose, and is also highly resistant to fermentation-inhibiting substances like acetic acid. Toyota is also developing technologies for the various processes involved in cellulosic ethanol processing.
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Updated: Bill would link corn supply to corn-ethanol RFS mandate

A coalition of seven ethanol and agricultural organizations responded swiftly in opposition to a bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, that seeks to link the corn supply to the RFS requirements for corn ethanol.
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Corn stocks down, but not as much as previously predicted

Old crop corn stocks are down more than 30 percent compared to a year ago, according to the USDA quarterly grain stocks report released Sept. 30. Those numbers are up, however, from previous predictions.
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Groups urge G20 countries to drop fossil fuel subsidies

The International Energy Agency and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development again came out in favor of eliminating fossil fuel subsidies worldwide.
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Pinal Energy explores sweet sorghum ethanol production

Pinal Energy LLC has constructed a pilot plant next to its 50 MMgy corn/milo ethanol plant in Maricopa, Ariz., to test sweet sorghum production processes.
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NAS: RFS mandates won't be met without innovation, policy change

A 423-page report from the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences released Oct. 4 concludes that it is unlikely the U.S. will meet cellulosic ethanol mandates in the renewable fuel standard by 2022 without innovation.
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