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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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