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    Report: DOJ: Biodiesel RIN fraud case cost victims $100 million

    Biodiesel can be an affordable alternative fuel, but when there's RIN fraud involved, it can cost over $100 million. That's the cost to victims – biodiesel buyers and the IRS – in a biodiesel fraud case in Indiana perpetrated by six individuals and three companies, as announced by the ...

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    EPA sets 2012 renewable fuel standard proposal at 15.2 billion gallons

    For 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is once again upping the level for how much renewable fuel the U.S. should use in the Agency's Renewable Fuel Standard program (aka RFS2). The EPA's proposed targets are: Biomass-based diesel (1.00 billion gallons; 0.91 ...

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    EPA issues 2011 update to Renewable Fuel Standard program (RFS2)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced what it thinks the 2011 percentage standards for the Renewable Fuel Standard program (aka RFS2) should be. The EPA proposed that the overall volumes and standards for the four fuels categories in the program should be: Biomass-based ...

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    11 Midwest Ag secretaries ask Obama to raise ethanol blend to 15 or 20 percent

    The Agriculture secretaries from eleven states sent a letter to President Obama today asking that the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline be raised to 15 or 20 percent. Currently, this amount is limited to, at most, 10 percent unless we're talking about E85 fuel. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture ...

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    Tesla says federal loans needed for Model S sedan

    After yesterday's good news regarding delivery of the 100th Tesla Roadster, it's back to number-crunching reality. Tesla CEO Elon Musk told the Detroit Free Press that if the electric car maker doesn't get a $350 million loan from the government, then the Model S will be delayed and San Jose plant ...

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    Platts Cellulosic Ethanol Conference - industry overview

    If you get into a room with a lot of people who make up part of the cellulosic ethanol industry, things can get a little technical. This is the situation here in Chicago for the Platts 3rd Annual Cellulosic Ethanol and Biofuels conference. A few hundred representatives from a lot of companies in ...


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