26 Jul '12, 2pm

Oil Group Files Second Lawsuit Over EPA Biofuel Standards: An oil and gas industry trade association filed a se...

Oil Group Files Second Lawsuit Over EPA Biofuel Standards: An oil and gas industry trade association filed a se...

The American Petroleum Institute, in lawsuits filed yesterday and in March, is seeking to overturn an EPA standard mandating the purchase of fuels formulated in part from biological materials including switchgrass, wood chips and agricultural waste. The group claims the regulations include cellulosic fuels that don’t exist. “EPA’s unattainable and absurd mandate forces refiners to pay a penalty for failing to use biofuels that don’t even exist,” Bob Greco, API’s director of downstream and industry operations, said in an e-mailed statement. First passed in 2007, the regulation required refiners to buy 250 million gallons of biofuel annually. Production failed to reach that level and the agency reduced the target to 6.6 million for 2011, and 8.65 million for this year. The Washington-based API, which represents more than 500 oil and gas companies, sued in March challenging t...

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Europe oil firms to participate in Myanmar oil tender: SINGAPORE (Reuters) - European oil firms will participate...

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reuters.com 25 Jul '12, 6am

By Randy Fabi SINGAPORE | Wed Jul 25, 2012 2:18am EDT SINGAPORE (Reuters) - European oil firms will participate in Myanmar...

EPA Kicks Off 'Battle of the Buildings' Competi...

edcmag.com 25 Jul '12, 8pm

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR program launched the 2012 National Building Competitio...

My group and I won the Rolex pro am for the @evianmasters ! Had a blast today:)

My group and I won the Rolex pro am for the @ev...

instagram.com 25 Jul '12, 6pm

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DOE funds 13 biofuel projects with $41 million

green.autoblog.com 26 Jul '12, 2pm

Quad County Corn Cooperative ($4.25 million – Galva, Iowa). This project will retrofit an existing corn starch ethanol pla...

Romney suggests EPA worry about symptoms of pollution, not causes

Romney suggests EPA worry about symptoms of pol...

grist.org 27 Jul '12, 5pm

The problem here is the white stuff in the sky, not the white things on the ground. Last night, fresh off a day crackling ...

U.K. Boosts Gas While Cutting Subsidies From Wi...

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Jul '12, 8pm

The Department of Energy and Climate Change cut subsidies for onshore wind 10 percent, offered less financial support than...

U.K. Boosts Gas While Cutting Subsidies From Wi...

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Jul '12, 7pm

The Department of Energy and Climate Change cut subsidies for onshore wind 10 percent, offered less financial support than...

Promising: ARM forming a standards group to com...

eetimes.com 27 Jul '12, 9am

LONDON – Processor intellectual property licensor ARM Holdings plc (Cambridge, England) has invited four U.K. companies to...