Week in the News: Exciting Progress in Producing Renewable Fuel from Plant Residue, Wood Scraps
Posted 1 February 2013 in
The week may be over, but February’s just begun! Here are this week’s top stories in renewable fuel:
The Associated Press covers the exciting progress the renewable fuel industry has made toward commercial production of fuels made from plant residue, wood scraps or garbage.
A piece in AOL Energy debunks five myths about renewable fuel.
Jeff Lautt, CEO of POET, writes an op-ed in The Argus Leader on the real truths about ethanol.
The oil lobby released a new study, falsely claiming that 15 percent ethanol blends damage car engines, and the Renewable Fuels Association offered a detailed rebuttal.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota’s BioTechnology Institute have “developed a technique to ‘trick’ common iron-eating bacteria into capturing electrons” as part of a process to create renewable fuel.
That’s all for now – have a happy Friday!
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