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EPA Maintains Consistent Implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard

The EPA on January 9 issued the final rule for the 2012 Renewable Fuel Standard, …

Renewable Fuel Standard: BIO Testifies to EPA

The Wall Street Journal printed a few weeks ago a severely misinformed opinion piece about …

Senate Hearing Focuses on Biobased Product Potential for Rural Job Creation

The Senate Agriculture Committee today held a hearing on “Growing Jobs in Rural America” (watch …

Industrial and Environmental Biotech in the Blogosphere

This week we start off with a United Nations report that urges caution on biofuels. …

Visualizing the indirect effects of oil

It has been pointed out numerous times on this blog (here, here and here) that you …

Corn Growers Try to Understand Indirect Land Use Change

The National Corn Growers Association’s recent “Land Use: Carbon Impacts of Corn Based Ethanol 2009” …

Piping in the Tar Sands

Previously on this blog, I posed this question: Ethanol or Tar Sands? With Canada as …

Why ILUC Theory Bears No Resemblance to Reality

Iowa State’s Bruce Babcock has written a defense of the current economic equilibrium models used …

Strange Bedfellows Indeed

The Environmental Working Group, Friends of the Earth, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the National Marine …

The Case for Correct Logic

Michael Grunwald of Time Magazine recently published a new, rather self-serving article in the Washington …