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War of Words over E15 Standard
Posted on 17 May 2010 by Jonathan Wilson

With the EPA expected to rule on a waiver that would permit E15 (15% ethanol fuel) to be sold in the U.S. a war of words is heating up between ethanol advocastes, oil industry spokesmen and others. As Ethanol Producer reports: In the space of two... Read More

Renewable Energy Around the Web: January 4, 2010
Posted on 4 Jan 2010 by Jonathan Wilson

Welcome to our first “around the web” summary for the new year. Renewable Energy Around the Web is a weekly compilation of renewable energy news and information. Please write to us with idea or suggestions for topics at “editor at renewableenergymemo... Read More

Valero Energy Signals Interest in Cellulosic Ethanol
Posted on 13 Jun 2011 by Jonathan Wilson

Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) recently announced its role in a $60 million financing for Montreal-based Enerkem, Inc. along with existing Enerkem investors Waste Management, Rho Ventures , Braemar Energy Ventures and Cycle Capital. Valero spokesman... Read More

Alternative Fuel Producers Push for 30% Investment Tax Credit
Posted on 15 Mar 2010 by Jonathan Wilson

Blue Fire Ethanol and a consortium of 31 other alternative fuel producers have sent a letter to Congress asking for a 30% investment tax credit for biofuels. While alternative fuel producers were encouraged by last week's passage of extenders legislation... Read More

Taking a Cue From Brazil's Sustainable Development Practices Past and Present
Posted on 23 Jan 2012 by Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

By Whitney A. Hodges Brazil's Long-Standing Commitment to Sustainability Brazil arguably boasts some of the most breathtaking natural wonders and extensive natural resources worldwide. Covering a total area of over eight and a half million... Read More

The Debt Ceiling Furor Will Change the Climate of Climate Change Responses
Posted on 11 Aug 2011 by J. Wylie Donald

By J. Wylie Donald, Partner, McCarter & English We hope you don't come to this blog for stock tips but it doesn't take John Bogle to know that the debt ceiling impasse and the budget furor do not bode well for renewable energy stocks... Read More