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Strategic partnership formed to develop algae biofuels

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2012

Sapphire Energy will reportedly partner with the Institute for Systems Biology to bring systems biology solutions to the development of algae biofuels, an effort that is expected to significantly increase oil yield and improve resistance to crop predators and environmental factors

USDA invests $25 million in bioenergy research

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2013

According to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has selected four projects that will receive a total of $25

Commerce Secretary declares fishery disaster for Gulf of Mexico

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2010

U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gary Locke (D) has reportedly declared a fishery disaster in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of the ongoing Deepwater Horizon oil spill’s effect on commercial and recreational fisheries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama

FDA, NOAA enhance efforts to ensure safety of seafood in Gulf of Mexico

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2010

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have announced joint efforts to secure the safety of Gulf of Mexico seafood in the wake of the April 20, 2010, oil spill

EPA approves biofuel additive

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2010

Gevo Inc., a Colorado-based renewable chemicals and advanced biofuels company, recently announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has cleared its isobutanol for use as a fuel additive

Macro-algae attracting millions in government and industry financing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2010

According to news reports, macro-algae, or seaweed, is being viewed by major investors as a better source of sugars for ethanol, biofuels, biochemicals, and biopolymers than land-based crops, because it grows faster, has a higher sugar content, absorbs more airborne carbon, and can be harvested up to six times each year

Energy interests and investors concerned about new derivatives regulation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2010

While European and U.S. regulators develop new rules to govern derivative transactions, energy companies and investors are reportedly expressing concerns about the potential for measures that are intended to rein in the risks taken by financial institutions to affect their business

Algae-based biofuel company files $100 million initial public offering

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2011

San Francisco-based Solazyme, Inc. has reportedly filed a $100 million initial public offering (IPO) in a move that makes it one of the first biofuel companies using algae to list on a major stock exchange

Market study highlights key algae biofuel, biochemical success traits

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2011

Emerging Markets Online recently released an algae study that "highlights why some algae companies will be winners and some will be losers bringing their product from pilot to commercial scale from 2011-2020.”

Genomatica raises $45 million to bring green chemical to commercial scale

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2011

San Diego-based Genomatica, a sustainable chemicals company, has reportedly raised an additional $45 million to bring its first green chemical to market with clean-tech investors that include VantagePoint Venture Partners, Bright Capital and Waste Management