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United Airlines flies first biofuel-powered U.S. commercial flight
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2011

A United Airline’s Boeing 737-800 has become the first American commercial passenger jet to fly using advanced biofuels, following by just four months its approval by international aviation regulators


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.”


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


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


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


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


Primus Green Energy raises $12 million for demonstration plant
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2012

Biofuel company Primus Green Energy Inc. has completed a third round of funding by raising $12 million from IC Green Energy Ltd., the renewable energy arm of Israel Corp. Ltd


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