Exclusive: Biden administration considering deep cuts on biofuels in win for oil industry – document

Exclusive: Biden administration considering deep cuts on biofuels in win for oil industry – document

US President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as part of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) from the Southern Courtroom on the White House Complex in Washington, United States, on September 22, 2021. Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK (Reuters) – US President … Read more

The US Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to extend the deadline for refinery compliance with biofuel laws

The US Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to extend the deadline for refinery compliance with biofuel laws

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed giving oil refineries more time to demonstrate compliance with the country’s biofuel blending guidelines for 2020 and 2021. The move comes as the Environmental Protection Agency considers industry requests to ease mandates as the coronavirus pandemic crushes overall fuel demand. Many oil refineries … Read more

Biofuels discussion brought Biden administration official to Minnesota – AGUIK

Biofuels discussion brought Biden administration official to Minnesota – AGUIK

CANNON FALLS, MN – The discussion about a plan to build back better came to southeastern Minnesota on Friday when Xochitl Torres Small, the undersecretary for Rural Development, came to discuss biofuels. “As we invest in biofuels, we are investing in local markets and economies,” said Torres Small. “Building Back Better under President Biden and … Read more

The use of hydrogenated vegetable oil for heating the house

The use of hydrogenated vegetable oil for heating the house

Today, we’re staring at the oil boiler – currently the Dick Dustardley House Warming Story. Even with more than 90% efficiencies in a modern condenser boiler, the carbon emissions from around 686,000 home heating liquid oil boilers are a daunting factor in our journey towards a carbon-neutral future for Ireland. Its installation was banned this … Read more

Total Energies expects LNG to play an important role in offshore reservoirs throughout the current decade

Total Energies expects LNG to play an important role in offshore reservoirs throughout the current decade

aAs we head towards the IMO2050, there is no doubt that the future of shipping will include a mix of fuel solutions and the shipping industry will need them all to meet the fuel demands of the future. We believe that LNG has an important role, along with bioenergies and hydrogen-based fuels, in the shipping … Read more

Trucking company’s green project turns ramen soup into biofuel

Trucking company’s green project turns ramen soup into biofuel

Shingo, Fukuoka Prefecture – While ramen has a legion of worshipers around the world, Masumi Nishida has a greater desire for “tonkotsu” soup than noodles. Trucking company president Nishida Shun here poured his passion into making biofuels from leftover ramen soup. Nishida made use of the opaque, uncooked broth cooked with pork bones to produce … Read more

ExxonMobil expands interest in biofuels

ExxonMobil expands interest in biofuels

ExxonMobil is expanding its interests in biofuels that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector, acquiring a 49.9% stake in Biojet AS, a Norwegian biofuel company that plans to convert forest and timber waste into low-emission biofuels and biofuels. elements. Biojet AS plans to develop up to five facilities to produce biofuels … Read more

Progress could accelerate search for microalgae effective in converting light into biofuels to help fight climate change – ScienceDaily

Progress could accelerate search for microalgae effective in converting light into biofuels to help fight climate change – ScienceDaily

Production of high-energy lipids by microalgae may provide a sustainable source of renewable energy that could help tackle climate change. However, microalgae engineered to produce lipids quickly usually grow slowly themselves, making it difficult to increase overall yield. Bioengineers at UCLA have created a new type of petri dish in the form of permeable microparticles … Read more

Magic Mushrooms: Sustainable Allies – Down to Earth

Magic Mushrooms: Sustainable Allies – Down to Earth

issued in: 01/21/2022 – 17:38Modified: 01/21/2022 – 17:41 Fungi are commonly associated with the forest floor, and yes, mold. In fact, they are wonderful living beings with hidden supernatural powers. Whether it’s detoxifying contaminated soil, or even replacing fossil fuels, mushrooms can be an invaluable ally for the planet. In this episode of Down to … Read more

An Indian startup could revolutionize ocean farming with ‘sea harvest’

An Indian startup could revolutionize ocean farming with ‘sea harvest’

Seaweed is usually grown on ropes or nets suspended in the ocean, but current technologies make large-scale cultivation nearly impossible. Ocean farming is in the “stone ages,” according to Shrekumar Suryanarayan, co-founder and CEO of Bangalore-based Sea6 Energy and former head of research and development at Biocon, an Indian pharmaceutical company specializing in bio-sourced medicines. … Read more