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Using Biodiesel in Urban Transit Buses Could Reduce Harmful Emissions

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Do transit buses operating on biodiesel emit more or less particulate matter and gases than those using conventional diesel? The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC) has released its latest peer-reviewed study based on laboratory and field experiments. Among other test results, Combustion Chemistry of Biodiesel for Use in … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Producers Hit DC in Final Push on RFS | Hoosier Ag Today

Biodiesel producers from across the country are in Washington, D.C. this week to make a final push back against the federal government's latest proposal for the amount of biodiesel to be mixed into the nation's fuel supply. Continue reading

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Biodiesel Output Seen by Oil World Rising to 24.7 Million Tons

Global biodiesel production will advance to 24.7 million metric tons in 2013 as producers direct more soybean oil, the leading feedstock used for it, toward the fuel amid declining vegetable oil prices, Oil World said. Continue reading

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The Cornerstones of Advanced Biofuels | Biomassmagazine.com

Novel pretreatment technologies are paving the way for the advanced biofuel industry. Continue reading

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Heating Oil Big Market for Soy Biodiesel | Hoosier Ag Today

Right now most people are focused on their air conditioning; but, come January, homeowners will want to have plenty of heating oil around to keep them warm. Greg Anderson with the National Biodiesel Board says more of … Continue reading

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How Renewable Energy Can Transform New York State … – EcoWatch

We focus on the issues of water, air, food, energy and biodiversity, promoting the work of more than 1000 grassroots environmental organizations and activists worldwide, and showcasing the insights of world-renowned Continue reading

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The US Solar Industry Puts People to Work in All 50 States …

According to The Solar Foundation's (TSF) recently released interactive map, California has more solar workers than actors; more Texans work in solar than ranching; and the U.S. solar industry has more workers than the coal Continue reading

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Energy Department and USDA Partner to Support Energy Efficiency in Rural Communities

Partnering with USDA, the Energy Department has created the State Energy Extension Partnership to equip America’s farm families and rural small businesses with the efficiency tools, resources and training needed to reduce energy costs.

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Oil Heat Gets Green With Bioheat(R) Fuel; Reduces Carbon Footprint and Saves Nearly 100 Million Gallons of Petroleum …

Northeast residents can reduce their carbon footprint this winter and potentially save nearly 100 million gallons of petroleum by using a new biodiesel, natural resource heating oil, Bioheat® Fuel. Taking … Continue reading

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Green-Hot: New York City Bioheat Requirement Takes Effect Oct. 1

In 2010 New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed an air quality bill that included the Bioheat provision for heating homes and buildings. A New York State bill also required a switch to Ultra Low Sulfur Heating Oil, which Continue reading

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