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Canada Probes the Frontiers of Biofuel

Four enterprising Canadian firms have joined the race to replace fossil fuels with affordable and planet-friendly second-generation bio alternatives. Toronto, Canada Despite decades of work, most next-generation biofuels — made from materials that do not compete with food production —

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Malaysia considers cutting diesel subsidy to boost biofuels

Malaysia said Monday it would consider cutting a diesel subsidy next year in a bid to make its biofuel industry more attractive after production of the alternative fuel virtually ground to a halt. Malaysia has aims to become a global

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Growth of biofuel industry hurt by GMO regulations

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Faster development of the promising field of cellulosic biofuels – the renewable energy produced from grasses and trees – is being significantly hampered by a “deep and thorny regulatory thicket” that makes almost impossible the use of

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Congress passes algae biofuel tax credit legislation

The US House of Representatives has passed a new law this week seeking to give algae-based biofuels parity with cellulosic biofuels in federal tax credit programs. The Algae-based Renewable Fuel Promotion Act (HR 4168) means algae biofuel projects could access

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