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Wyoming Plant Making Ethanol From Trees

July 6, 2009 6:57 am | News | Comments

BOB MOEN Associated Press Writer - July 4, 2009 UPTON, Wyo. (AP) - In the tiny town of Upton, KL Energy Corp's test plant is among those at the forefront of a concerted research effort to turn trees, waste wood and other plants into automobile fuel. The Rapid City, S.D.

Biofuels and Feedstocks: A Commercialization Outlook

July 6, 2009 5:43 am | News | Comments

By Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest July 6, 2009 Of all the hydrocarbons and simple sugars that can be made from biomass, or recovered from fossil reserves, gasoline, diesel and natural gas remain the most important end-products and are likely to remain so for some time to come.

Potato Salad Algae

July 1, 2009 8:25 am | Blogs | Comments

Similar to the combination of brats, beer, potato salad and family that allow my Independence Day celebration to make such a positive impact, so is the answer to our future energy needs. It will not solely be developments in wind and solar energy harvesting, or the development of new feedstocks like biomass and algae. Rather, all of these outlets need to be investigated and resources should continue to be invested.

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Collision Course

July 1, 2009 5:50 am | News | Comments

Parmy Olson Forbes.com - June 29, 2009 LONDON -- Hugo Spowers is an inventor with a dream -- perhaps an impossible one. After nearly a decade of mighty labor and no little expense, he has built a hydrogen-fuel cell car--albeit one so tiny it's more like a buggy.

Dow Chemical To Close 3 Louisiana Plants

July 1, 2009 4:23 am | News | Comments

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Dow Chemical will close three Louisiana plants as the company shifts

DuPont, Bayer Agree On License-Sharing

June 30, 2009 11:15 am | News | Comments

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - DuPont Co. and Bayer CropScience said Thursday they have agreed to share licenses and resolve patent disputes.

Did Toxic Chemical In Iraq Cause GIs' Illnesses?

June 30, 2009 10:57 am | News | Comments

Larry Roberta's every breath is a painful reminder of his time in Iraq. He can't walk a block without gasping for air. His chest hurts, his migraines sometimes persist for days and he needs pills to help him sleep. James Gentry came home with rashes, ear troubles and a shortness of breath.

Dow & Algenol To Build Algae-Based Ethanol Pilot Plant

June 30, 2009 10:31 am | News | Comments

MIDLAND, Mich. PRNewswire - The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that it plans to work with Algenol Biofuels, Inc. to build and operate a pilot-scale algae-based integrated biorefinery that will convert CO2 into ethanol.

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New Lease & Rental Programs For Wastewater & Process Equipment

June 30, 2009 9:07 am | News | Comments

PALMYRA, Pa. - Philadelphia Mixing Solutions, the world leader in process mixing technology, is now offering its technology through flexible rental and leasing programs.

Plant Saves $200,000 In NOx Credits

June 30, 2009 9:00 am | News | Comments

At Constellation Energy's Brandon Shores station, use of Emerson 's SmartProcess®

GE To Partner With USM In Composite Engine Project

June 30, 2009 8:05 am | News | Comments

TIMOTHY R. BROWN Associated Press Writer - June 29, 2009 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A $2.4 million state grant will be used by a General Electric Co.

Heat Retarding Manhole Cover

June 29, 2009 12:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Industrial Fiberglass Specialties , Inc. (IFS) has developed a hybrid steam manhole cover that includes an insulating layer of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites to prevent burns.

Not A Regular Fixture

June 29, 2009 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

AZZ¦RAL Rig-A-Lite recently added its SAFJ Series lighting fixtures to the HID product line. Incorporating a smaller housing, these fixtures are available with medium-base metal halide and high-pressure sodium lamps in wattages ranging from 35 to 100.

True Level Sensors, No Cleaning Required

June 29, 2009 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Balluff has released a line of non-invasive, aqueous, liquid-level detection sensors. The SMARTLevel™ capacitive sensors can detect true aqueous levels regardless of film, foam, material buildup, or a change in solution ingredients.

Magmeter As Economical As Mechanical Meter

June 29, 2009 9:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omega 's new FMG-1000 series is desgned for use in municipal or industrial water and wastewater applications. It has no moving parts and electrodes that are designed to discourage fouling, making it easy to maintain. It comes with a built-in pulse output for data logging or telemetry.

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