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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


United States leads world in advanced biofuel ventures
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global, USA
  • October 31 2013

Navigant Research reports in "Advanced Biofuels Country Rankings" that the United States is currently home to some two-thirds of the world's advanced


62 countries have biofuel targets; algae-based crude closer to U.S. market
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global, USA
  • January 9 2014

According to the Biofuel Digest's annual review of global biofuel mandates and targets, 62 countries either have such goals in place or under


Biofuel developer secures $19.4 million for production facility
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2013

Biofuel technology developer Cool Planet Energy Systems has raised $19.4 million in the second closing of a Series D financing round, bringing the


EFSA refines Declarations of Interest rules
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • August 8 2014

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has revised the rules governing "Declarations of Interest" as part of its ongoing effort to increase


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


Senators request corn ethanol waiverPJP
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2012

U.S. Senators Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) and Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) recently wrote a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson, asking the agency to use its waiver authority “to adjust the corn grain-ethanol mandate of the Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS)” in light of ongoing drought conditions


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


PHAI questions “hidden costs” of school vending machines
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2012

The Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI) has issued a June 7, 2012, fact sheet calling on school districts to consider the energy costs of cold beverage vending machines when deciding whether to renew vending contracts


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