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Alaska Airlines and Aeromexico Begin Using Biofuel in Flights, Starting Now

In brief: Alaska Airlines and its sister carrier Horizon Air will be using a 20% biofuel blend, starting this week in flights, while Aeromexico will b... Read More

 
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ASTM Approves Biojet Fuel in Blends up to 50%

In brief: An ASTM committee has voted to approve the addition of a new bio-derived jet fuel annex to its alternative jet fuel specifications, allowing... Read More

 
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F-22 Raptor Flies on 50:50 Bio-Jet Fuel

In brief: The U.S. Air Force has successfully flown an F-22 Raptor at supersonic using a 50:50 blend of bio-based and conventional jet fuel. Vehicl... Read More

 
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EPA Finalizes 2011 Renewable Fuel Standards

In brief: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized percentage standards for renewable fuels in 2011. The word The standards ... Read More

 
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Dyson Racing Wins ALMS Victory With Biobutanol

In brief: Dyson Racing raced at the Mid-Ohio American Le Mans Series (ALMS) and took the checkered flag with a car powered by biobutanol. Vehicle i... Read More

 
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US DOE Gives $24 Million for Algae Biofuels Research

In brief: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has given three grants, totaling $24 million, to consortia working on algae cultivation for fuel product... Read More

 
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Royal Netherlands AF Tests 50% Renewable Fuel in Apache Helicopter

In brief: The Royal Netherlands Air Force has successfully tested a 50% renewable jet fuel blend in an Apache helicopter. Vehicle in the news Ma... Read More

 
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EWG Releases Study Blasting Corn Ethanol

In brief: The Environmental Working Group has released a new study questioning the economics and environmental payoffs for corn-based ethanol. The ... Read More

 
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US House Passes Biodiesel Credit Extension

In brief: The $1/gallon biodiesel tax credit that expired at the end of 2009 will be extended under legislation that passed the U.S. House of Represen... Read More

 
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Veggie Van Breaks Guiness Record, Still Going Strong!

In brief: Cloe Whittaker and Tyson Jerry have been driving the Mitsubishi van dubbed the Veggie Van between restaurants (where they refuel on grease) ... Read More

 

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