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Ethanol Arises as a Top Interest for Many

In Ethanol on October 10, 2008 at 3:10 pm

US Chamber of Commerce cautions ethanol imports, tariffs

Dow Jones Newswire: The tariffs placed on ethanol imports to the United States need to be reconsidered a the goal of international free-trade of biofuels surfaces, according to a report issued by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This topic of free-trade streams towards the Chamber’s distant agenda, but is still a concern. Another concern with ethanol stated in the report is the tax credit that comes with the use of ethanol to blend with gasoline; the Chamber said that the tax credits are “disjointed and inconsistent.”

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New Biofuel: cellulosic ethanol, plant to open in Colorado

DenverPost.com: In an effort to further propel cellulosic ethanol into commercial production, an $80 million plant is to be built in Grand Junction, Colorado. The companies backing this plant, Suncor Energy and Lignol Energry, are from Canada and have joined together to create this new, commercial-scale plant. A government grant of $30 million also helps with the funding of the plant.

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Ethanol plant in Ohio opens, results still in process

via Blog article by laurakathleen of WordPress.com: The facts about ethanol as a biofuel are revealed and how the ethanol plants, economies of ethanol and production of ethanol are beneficial. Common mis-givings of ethanol are adressed, giving the reader insight to this biofuel and the thoughts of many who are affected by it.

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Biomass Conference Focuses on Cellulosic Ethanol

In Ethanol on October 4, 2008 at 2:09 am

Via Biomass Magazine:

Approximately 120 agricultural researchers, economists, and industry professionals attended the Northern Plains Biomass Economy conference in Fargo, N.D., on Sept. 29 to discuss the incentives that are in place for developing a cellulosic ethanol industry in the United States and how biomass-producing states can take advantage of those incentives.

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