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.
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.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Dow Chemical will close three Louisiana plants as the company shifts
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - DuPont Co. and Bayer CropScience said Thursday they have agreed to share licenses and resolve patent disputes.
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.
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.
PALMYRA, Pa. - Philadelphia Mixing Solutions, the world leader in process mixing technology, is now offering its technology through flexible rental and leasing programs.
At Constellation Energy's Brandon Shores station, use of Emerson 's SmartProcessÂ®
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.
EMERYVILLE, Calif. & CAMPINAS, Brazil --(Business Wire)-- Jun 25, 2009 Amyris Brasil Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento, Ltda., a wholly owned subsidiary of Amyris Biotechnologies, Inc., today announced the opening of the Amyris Renewable Products Demonstration Facility in Campinas.
RANDALL CHASE AP Business Writer - June 24, 2009 WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Three men who worked at a DuPont Co. nylon plant in Argentina sued the chemical manufacturer Wednesday, claiming that it failed to protect them from asbestos that has left them seriously ill.
MONACA, Pa. (AP) - Nova Chemicals Corp. plans to cut 30 to 45 jobs at a western Pennsylvania plant which will stops making a resin often used in automobile instrument panels and consoles.
HILARY LEHMAN Associated Press Writer - June 24, 2009 FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - What some see as the biofuel of the future starts out as short, thick stems with a few leaves sticking out at sharp angles.
JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer - June 24, 2009 BEIJING (AP) - China defended its curbs on exports of industrial raw materials against unfair-trade complaints by the United States and Europe and announced Wednesday it has filed its own challenge to a U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has filed its first trade case against China with the World Trade Organization, accusing the Asian power of restricting exports of certain raw materials to give Chinese manufacturers "unfair advantages." Trade Representative Ron Kirk says the U.S.