Senators question Pruitt on biofuels, RFS On Jan. 18, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works held a hearing on the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to serve as administrator of the U.S. EPA. Biofuels were among the topics discussed.
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Agenda for technical sessions announced for 2017 IBCE BBI International has announced the agenda for the technical sessions of the 10th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo, North America’s largest and fastest growing biomass conference, taking place April 10-12 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. READ MORE SHARE
EPA denies cellulosic waiver filed by APFM On Jan. 17, the U.S. EPA sent a letter to the American Petrochemical and Fuel Manufacturers denying its petition for a partial supplemental waiver of the 2016 cellulosic biofuel standard under the renewable fuel standard (RFS).
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EPA defers action on petitions regarding biomass, WtEThe U.S. EPA has published a notice of final action on petitions for reconsideration and petitions for administrative stay regarding emissions guidelines for greenhouse gas emissions and compliance times for electric utility generating units. READ MORE SHARE
IKEA installs fourth biogas-powered fuel cell system IKEA has completed installation of its fourth biogas-powered fuel cell system, at its San Diego store. With the new fuel cell system installed, commissioned and operational, IKEA is on track to generate a total of 1.5 MW of energy via fuel cells.READ MORE SHARE
ORNL: Populus SNP dataset holds promise for biofuels Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have released the largest-ever single nucleotide polymorphism dataset of genetic variations in poplar trees, information useful to plant scientists, biofuel researchers and others. READ MORE SHARE