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Nov

Engineers Studying The Use Of Microbes For Biofuel Production

[caption id="attachment_1306" align="alignright" width="256"] Scientists have to remove some of the bottlenecks in microbial metabolic pathways.[/caption] The by-products of many microbes have turned around to become useful products used by man as fuels, part of synthetic chemicals, drugs, and polymers. For example, anaerobic fermentation of some bacterial species yields biogas. The renewed interest in renewable transportation biofuels has prompted increased research focused on using microbial systems for biofuel production. The…

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19
Oct

Biofuel Already With Us: Senators Demand EPA To Increase Rvos For Advanced Biofuel, Biodiesel

[caption id="attachment_1211" align="alignright" width="256"] United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)[/caption] A group of thirty-nine senators comprising of democrats and republicans has urged the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase the nation’s utilization advanced biofuel and biomass-based diesel. Leading the senators were Roy Blunt, R-Missouri; Patty Murray, D-Washington; Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa; and Heidi Heitkamp, D-North Dakota. The 2017 global renewable energy statistics show that the United States is the…

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