posted on April 21, 2011 at 5:04 PM
A Midwestern ethanol company has harnessed what they call "the next generation of renewable fuel" -- algae-based biofuel. Their towering vials of churning green biomass are known as photobioreactors.
posted on January 14, 2011 at 5:01 PM
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- Under pressure from some members of Congress, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is easing up on regulating global warming pollution from facilities that burn biomass for energy.
posted on August 27, 2010 at 2:08 PM
House Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson this week expressed frustration that an EPA decision on increased blends of ethanol in U.S gasoline -- scheduled to have been made in May -- continues to be mired in delays.
posted on April 3, 2009 at 8:04 PM
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) - A San Francisco-based company plans to build a plant in central Iowa where it will produce anhydrous ammonia fuel and fertilizer from corncobs and other biomass.
posted on March 14, 2008 at 8:03 PM
ST ANSGAR, Iowa (AP) — Officials in this northern Iowa town are considering using biomass to heat school buildings throughout the district.
posted on October 25, 2002 at 8:10 PM
And you say these willows will do what now?
posted on July 5, 2002 at 8:07 PM
Lloyd Ritter, Majority Counsel, Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee: "The department of energy, DOE, estimates tripling the use of biomass could provide up to 20 billion dollars in new income for farmers and rural areas and...