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ASTM International approval of renewable jet fuels leads to commercial trials

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2011

After ASTM International approved the commercial use of biofuels for aviation, several carriers reportedly began commercial trials, mixing the renewable jet fuels, made from natural plant oils and animal fat, with conventional kerosene

G20 agriculture ministers sidestep biofuels issues in Paris

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2011

While the U.S. Congress is trying to balance the budget with cuts to programs subsidizing bio-based fuels and infrastructure, G20 agricultural ministers meeting in Paris to address a continuing global food supply crisis issued a declaration that failed to reach an accord on whether or how to cut or end biofuel subsidies

Commercial airlines receive preliminary approval to use bio-based fuel

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • June 16 2011

The ASTM International Committee on Petroleum Products and Lubricants has reportedly given preliminary approval to the use by airlines of a new jet fuel that blends traditional fuel with biofuel from organic waste and inedible plants

USDA establishes 50,000 acres in midwest for biofuels crops

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 19 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced it will designate 50,000 acres in 39 contiguous Kansas and Missouri counties “for the production of dedicated feedstocks for bioenergy.”

Study claims algae could replace 17 percent of U.S. oil imports by 2022

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2011

The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has released a study claiming that algae-derived oils could replace 17 percent of the nation's imported oil by 2022

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.”

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

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

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