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Louisiana biofuel plant secures USDA loan guarantee

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide a $91 million loan guarantee to help finance a new biofuel plant being built by Cool Planet Energy Systems in Louisiana.
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UK updates renewable fertilizer specification

A UK specification for renewable fertilizer has been updated. The change means that more operators of anaerobic digestion (AD) plants will be able to use or trade their digestate as certified biofertilizer.
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Evacuations ordered following New Mexico biofuel plant explosions

About 1,200 residents in Dona Ana County, New Mexico, were ordered to evacuate on May 27 after a series of explosions were recorded at a biofuel facility in the area.
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Wastewater treatment lagoons could be biofuel source, study finds

Wastewater treatment lagoons contain high concentrations of planktonic organisms, which are potential sources of biomass.
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Wisconsin company turns dairy wastewater into biofuel

Dairy is the largest industry in the state of Wisconsin and it can also be a major source of biofuel, according to GreenWhey Energy, based in Turtle Lake.
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US scientists develop quick method to convert algae into crude

The technology developed by the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory produces crude at a fraction of the cost of other methods and efficiently makes use of all byproducts.
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New facility turns wastewater into biofuel

Renewable energy company BlackGold Biofuels has opened a first-of-its-kind recycling facility in Charlotte, N.C., that turns wastewater into fuel.
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Scientists use E. coli to make biofuel

Researchers from the University of Exeter have found a way to turn sugar into a fuel very similar to conventional diesel by using a genetically modified E. coli bacteria.
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Federal ethanol mandate could disrupt fuel supply, refineries warn

According to the American Petroleum Institute trade group, government requirements for refineries to use corn ethanol or other biofuels might cause a serious problem with fuel supply this year.
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US scientists look to turn algae into biofuel

Researchers at the University of Toledo, Ohio, are looking into ways to turn the abundant toxic algae in Lake Erie into fuel, hoping to develop a sustainable method for cleaning the water in the lake and producing energy.
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