Officials continue investigation of Illinois train derailment

The Illinois EPA has filed a request with the state attorney general asking for a judicial order that would require Iowa Interstate Railroad Ltd. to conduct an investigation of environmental impacts associated with an Oct. 7 train derailment.
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Cellulosic ethanol projects move forward in Italy, Brazil

Global engineering company Chemtex made announcements Oct. 13 about two separate cellulosic ethanol projects--one under construction in northern Italy and the second planned in Brazil.
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Experts explain feedstock supply chain intricacies

Ask J.D. Lindberg, principal and CFO for Resource Recycling Systems Inc., about the intricacies of feedstock supply contracting, and he would most likely tell you that 'glass time is money.'
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Biomass project finance experts introduce aggregation strategy

The biomass industry is a new frontier for the team at the Gemstone Group, a renewable energy investment banking firm, and according to Gary Kleiman, founder, his team is looking for opportunities to partner and help people with their projects.
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Magellan malfunction sends high ethanol blends to 60 MN stations

The Minnesota Department of Commerce is investigating an issue with ethanol-blended gasoline in 21 communities after Magellan Midstream Partners LP mistakenly distributed gasoline blended with high percentages of ethanol in southern Minnesota.
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Coalition: E85 should be eligible for alternative fuel tax credit

A newly formed group -- the Coalition for E85 -- is battling an E85 price increase at the end of the year, when the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit is likely to expire. In its place, the coalition is lobbying for a 50 cent per gallon tax credit.
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Tree breeding technique identified for better bioenergy use

Researchers from the University of Florida have found a way for tree breeders to create a new pine variety in about six years -- less than half than the more than 13 years it takes without the genetic technique.
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Legislators introduce Farm Bill

Two Indiana legislators have introduced Farm Bill legislation that would target $40 billion in cuts to the USDA's budget and make several alterations to the programs included under the current Farm Bill's energy title.
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Chu: DOE remains committed to loan guarantee program

Despite being caught up "in the most disappointing kind of politics," Energy Sec. Steven Chu said recently that the U.S. DOE and the Obama administration remain firmly committed to the department's loan guarantee program.
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Ethanol plants aid firefight in Illinois train derailment

Firefighters battled a major ethanol blaze stemming from an Oct. 7 train derailment just outside Tiskilwa in rural northwest Illinois received assistance from two nearby ethanol plants in the form of fire-fighting foam.
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