March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A federal judge ruled in December that California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard regulation violates the U.S. Constitution’s commerce clause by discriminating against ethanol made in the Midwest. California has appealed and asked to be allowed to enforce the rule while its appeal is pending. Continue Reading
December 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Tesoro’s decision is being lauded by U.S. Sen. John Hoeven and petroleum industry officials. North Dakota Petroleum Council President Ron Ness says it’s “fantastic news” for both diesel suppliers and consumers. Continue Reading
July 20, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) The U.S. Department of Energy said Wednesday that it has awarded two grants to the University of Michigan to underwrite $1.2 million in research on the use of coal-based fuels in clean-burning advanced turbines.
June 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The Senate has sidetracked a move to end the federal subsidy for ethanol, a corn-based additive blended with gasoline to make alternative fuel. Continue Reading