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27/3/2014
U.S. energy markets cannot absorb the levels of biofuels required by law to be blended into the fuel supply in 2014, Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy said on Thursday, defending a controversial proposal to slash the target for ...   
16/11/2013
Barack Obama on Friday backed away from the notion of corn ethanol representing a cure for climate change, as he proposed to cut the amount of ethanol that is blended into the US gasoline supply. The Environmental Protection Agency said ...   
14/10/2013
With two words, the U.S. environment regulator may be handing oil refiners the biggest win of a long battle to beat back the seemingly inexorable rise of ethanol fuel.In a leaked proposal that would significantly scale back biofuel ...   
5/5/2013
Faced with a crop of lemons — too much ethanol, a population of cars not tuned to burn it effectively and a driving public leery of the fuel’s properties — the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to make lemonade.The effort to ...   
21/4/2013
The battle between U.S. ethanol producers and oil companies has reached a turning point, with the winners poised to gain an advantage over the future of the country’s energy mix and the losers forced to cede profits and jobs to their bitter ...   
1/4/2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could soon issue a final ruling that aims to force oil companies to replace E10, gasoline mixed with 10 percent ethanol, with E15. This move could come just as widespread support for ethanol, ...   
17/8/2012
A U.S. appeals court upheld government approval for a higher blend of corn ethanol into gasoline on Friday in a ruling that may help the biofuels industry in the longer term but have little immediate impact on sales. In a 2-1 ruling, the ...   
12/7/2012
Intended as an additive to gasoline, ethanol in modern times was meant to stretch America’s fuel supplies, much as a cook uses chicken stock to increase the volume of a soup. By federal mandate, ethanol makes up about 10 percent of most fuel that ...   
24/6/2011
Almost three-quarters of the Senate approved a measure to end the $6-billion-a-year blenders credit, but its prospects for ultimate passage remain cloudy Deficit hawks have practically turned sharpened scissors into a fashion accessory ...   
20/1/2011
WASHINGTON--The Environmental Protection Agency is poised to approve higher levels of corn-based ethanol in gasoline for all cars manufactured in the past decade. Two people familiar with the decision said late Thursday the agency is ...   
3/1/2011
A ruling by the Obama administration allowing the sale of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol is running into legal hurdles from trade groups opposing the plan. The National Petrochemical and Refiners Association sued the ...   
20/12/2010
U.S. auto and engine makers sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday for allowing higher blends of ethanol for newer cars, saying it could confuse consumers at fuel pumps and lead to engine damage in older vehicles. The suit, ...   
19/12/2010
It seems like a great idea: Increase the amount of renewable ethanol from grain at the gas station and decrease America's reliance on foreign oil. But a push to add another 50 percent to the ethanol content of some automobile fuel has ...   
21/7/2010
By now, well into the 21st century, at least some U.S. cars were supposed to be running on an exciting new power source--clean fuels refined from corn husks, timber waste and tall, fast-growing grasses. But the U.S. Environmental ...   
18/6/2010
The Environmental Protection Agency says it will wait until this fall to decide whether U.S. car engines can handle higher concentrations of ethanol in gasoline. The agency had been expected to decide by this month whether to increase ...   
4/2/2010
The Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that it expects the biofuels industry to produce 6.5 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol this year, a fraction of the volume anticipated by Congress. The announcement suggests that ...   
1/12/2009
The Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday it wants more tests to determine if car engines can handle higher concentrations of ethanol in gasoline before it decides whether to increase the maximum blend from 10 to 15 ...   
12/5/2009
The draft conclusions announced by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Lisa Jackson were that cellulosic ethanol and other next-generation renewables will dramatically reduce greenhouse-gas emissions over their entire life cycle, ...   
5/5/2009
The Obama administration on Tuesday will step up efforts to increase the availability of ethanol at filling stations and to speed up subsidies to struggling biofuel producers. But the trade-off is that the administration is also expected to ...   
27/4/2009
Cellulosic scale-up, Chemical and Engineering News
IN FEBRUARY 2007, the Department of Energy selected six cellulosic ethanol projects to receive up to $385 million in grants. Authorized by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the funding was part of an effort by the Bush Administration to end the ...   
14/4/2009
The U.S. government will eventually allow higher levels of ethanol to be blended into gasoline, Renewable Fuels Association President Bob Dinneen said on Tuesday. Ethanol is currently approved to make up 10 percent of gasoline, but ...   
2/4/2009
EPA delaying biofuels rule, experts say, United Press International
More than a year ago, Congress passed a law requiring massive increases in the production of ethanol and other biofuels, but with the economy tanking, concerns about the mandate are popping up in every corner.The Renewable Fuel Standard, ...   
7/3/2009
The ethanol industry is putting pressure on the Obama administration to allow higher levels of ethanol in gasoline, a step that auto makers and some public-health advocates have resisted amid concerns it could harm engines and air ...   
17/4/2008
Americans don't like to lose wars—which makes sense, since we have so little practice with it. Of course, a lot depends on how you define just what a war is. There are shooting wars—the kind that test our mettle and our patriotism and our ...   
2/4/2004
WASHINGTON — The Bush administration is "seriously considering" requests from three states for temporary exemptions to rules that require cleaner-burning gasoline, Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham said Thursday. The ...   

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