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Algae Biomass Takes Commercial Step

posted on April 21, 2011 at 5:04 PM

Algae Biomass Takes Commercial Step
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. Full Story

EPA Eases up on Biomass Industry Over Regulating Carbon Dioxide Pollution

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. Full Story

POET Gathers Biomass for Cellulosic Ethanol Production

posted on August 27, 2010 at 2:08 PM

POET Gathers Biomass for Cellulosic Ethanol Production
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. Full Story

Califorina Firm Plans to Turn Iowa Cobs into Ammonia

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. Full Story

Biomass Could Heat Schools

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. Full Story

Willows for Biomass

posted on October 25, 2002 at 8:10 PM

And you say these willows will do what now? Full Story

Farm Bill Could Fuel Alternative Energy

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... Full Story

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