Vilsack renews endorsement of ethanol in Phoenix

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack left no one in doubt regarding his commitment to the ethanol industry in Phoenix on Thursday, Feb. 27.
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Ethanol industry leaders gather in Phoenix

On Feb. 27, Growth Energy, a trade organization representing ethanol producers and supporters, kicked off its fifth annual Executive Leadership Conference in Phoenix, Ariz.
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Growth Energy features two retailers expanding E15 offerings

It was five years ago that Growth Energy petitioned for the E15 waiver, attendees at the organization's fourth annual leadership conference were reminded in Phoenix, Feb. 27.
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EPA sets Tier 3 standards for cleaner fuel, cars

Based on extensive input from the public and a broad range of stakeholders, including public health groups, auto manufacturers, refiners, and states, the U.S. EPA today finalized emission standards for cars and gasoline.
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Pacific Ethanol reports record fourth quarter, year-end results

Pacific Ethanol Inc. announced that it had achieved record gross profit and operating income in the fourth quarter and twelve month period that ended Dec. 31.
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Aventine working to update Pekin plants, including boiler upgrade

Aventine Renewable Energy is in the midst of a two-year strategic plan to bring its two ethanol plants located in Pekin, Ill., back up to and above original production levels.
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House tax proposal would alter biofuel, bioenergy tax credits

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman David Camp, R-Mich., has released draft legislation to reform federal tax code. The draft, titled the "Tax Reform Act of 2014," would alter, and in some cases repeal, tax incentives for biofuels and bioenergy.
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CNE cancels acquisition of BAPP Ethanol Holdings

U.K.-based China New Energy Ltd. has announced that after completing the due diligence process, it will not proceed with the previously announced acquisition of BAPP Ethanol Holdings Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sino Distillery Group Ltd.
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Novozymes joins Advanced Ethanol Council

The Advanced Ethanol Council is pleased to welcome Novozymes as a new member. Novozymes is a world leader in bioinnovation and technology that enables everything from the removal of transfats in food to advancements in renewable energy.
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NHTSA seeks comments on alternative fuel vehicle labeling rule

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register proposing to require certain new vehicles to feature badges, labels and owner's manual information on alternative fuels.
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ICP test proves yield benefits of Arisdyne cavitation technology

Tests of the Arisdyne Systems Inc. controlled flow cavitation process verified that the proprietary process has increased ethanol yield by over 3 percent. The comprehensive testing was completed by Arisdyne and Illinois Corn Processing LLC.
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New Holland provides tractors to ISU BioCentury Research Farm

The loan of two tractors by New Holland Agriculture to Iowa State University's BioCentury Research Farm has provided new options for its biomass research projects. A model T8.330 and a T5.115 tractor with a loader were loaned to the facility.
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OPEI expands misfueling campaign that warns against E15

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute has announced an expansion of its Look Before You Pump campaign that warns against small engine misfueling. The ethanol industry, however, has criticized the campaign for singling out E15.
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BNDES, Finep launch program to encourage ethanol innovation

The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) and Finep, Innovation and Research, recently launched a public call-to-submission for business plans aimed at agricultural-technological innovation in the sugar-based ethanol sector.
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USDA releases preliminary data from 2012 Census of Agriculture

On Feb. 20, the USDA released the 2012 Census Preliminary Report. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the preliminary data provides "a snapshot of a strong rural America that has remained stable during difficult economic times."
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Carbon sequestration not so simple in biomass crop production

Findings at the USDA are providing information about the soil carbon dynamics that play a crucial role in lifecycle assessments of bioenergy production. These studies at support the USDA priority of developing new new sources of bioenergy.
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March 24-26, 2014
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June 9-12, 2014
Indiana Convention Center
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National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

October 13-15, 2014
Hyatt Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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