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Biofuel groups: Ethanol needs separate treatment in rail rules

July 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a “one size fits all” approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based biofuel…continue reading on

Canadian going fast in biofuel racecar

December 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Kevin Therres displayed the “world’s first, biodiesel, jet-powered funny car” in a booth for the first time at the Northern Ag Expo in Fargo at the end of November. Continue Reading

Military spending fight hits foreign oil, biofuel

July 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ (AP) Some 100 nautical miles northeast of Oahu in the Pacific Ocean, a fleet of U.S. Navy fighter jets slings from the deck of the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier, leaving thin trails of smoke on the tight runway. Continue Reading

Silver Bay unveils new food, fish and fuel greenhouse

July 19, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The business park the city of Silver Bay acquired in 1993 is finally filling up. Continue Reading

Ethanol sales nearly double in North Dakota in 2011

March 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Sales of ethanol-blended fuel in North Dakota nearly doubled last year. State Tax Department data shows that more than 1.3 million gallons of ethanol-blended fuel was sold in the state last year. That’s up from about 663,000 barrels in 2010. Continue Reading

New federal biofuel plan finds instant critic in key Democrat

August 17, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Minnesota’s senior congressman fears the Obama administration has fired a shot over the ethanol industry’s bow in seeking a home-grown fuel for the Navy.
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Sugar beets could be next big biofuel

December 13, 2010 in INFORUM

A Fargo-based energy company is moving forward with plans for the nation’s first-ever beet ethanol plant the first step in an ambitious plan to turn one of the Red River Valley’s top crops into a biofuel mainstay.
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Minnesota Farmers Union supports EPA decision on E15

October 16, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) President Doug Peterson welcomes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement this week of the approval of E15 blend fuel in 2007 and newer vehicles. Continue Reading

Biofuel plant in Wyo to work with sugar cane waste

August 25, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Wyoming is a long way from places where sugar cane is grown, but a test plant in the northeast part of the state will soon be turning sugar cane waste into biofuel.
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Pawlenty says feds need to leave farmers alone

August 5, 2010 in INFORUM

MORGAN, Minn. The federal government is sticking its nose into farmers’ business and hurting Minnesota agriculture in the process, Tim Pawlenty said Thursday after delivering his final FarmFest speech as governor. Continue Reading

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