Biofuel
Aug. 30, 2016 - Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits (LBDS) has announced that its biotech yeast TransFerm Yield+ is now approved for use in Canada. TransFerm Yield+ was added to the Domestic Substance List (DSL) and was published in the Canada Gazette Part II on Aug. 24, 2016.
Aug. 24, 2016 - Enerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, announced it has obtained certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) system for the biomethanol production of its Enerkem Alberta Biofuels full-scale facility in Edmonton. This biorefinery therefore becomes the first ISCC certified plant in the world to convert municipal solid waste into biomethanol.
Aug. 10, 2016 – A U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities' website has been revitalized to provide an interactive database of wood bioenergy facilities throughout North America.
"It has become a key lever of our industry to reduce our carbon emissions,” says Robert Cumming, environment director for Lafarge Canada Inc.
Aug. 10, 2016 - As all levels of government look for ways to fight climate change, bio-products and a diversified fuel mix are essential options to replace high carbon products and fossil fuels. Producers of renewable fuels and bio-based products reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and provide economic opportunity to the benefit of all Canadians. 
July 15, 2016 — Crews have broken ground on a major cleantech project on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River in eastern Quebec.
July 14, 2016 – The Governments of Canada and Quebec will provide $76.5 million in funding to AE Côte-Nord Canada Bioenergy Inc. for the production of renewable fuel oil from forest residues.
July 4, 2016 – Canfor plans to convert pulp mill wood waste into crude oil at a commercial-scale biocrude plant in Prince George, B.C.
June 30, 2016 – Given that our use of fossil fuels is one of the major contributors to climate change, rethinking the energy sector will be a crucial undertaking for generations to come. Whether solid, liquid or gas, sustainable advanced biofuels are one important part of the solution as an alternative and renewable fuel.
June 23, 2016 – Weekly ethanol production in the United States hit a new high earlier this month, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
June 21, 2016 – The Environmental Protection Agency’s new methodology for setting annual Renewable Fuel Standards continues to chill investment in advanced biofuels, according to a new analysis from the Biotechnology Innovation Organization.
June 16, 2016 - Prince George’s district energy system (DES) fuelling many of its downtown buildings has expanded its services to include the heating of two more provincial buildings - the province’s courthouse and the Plaza 400 building. The announcement was made by Sinclar Forest Products' Greg Stewart, Prince George Mayor Lyn Hall and John Martin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations for the province of British Columbia, during the International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition in Prince George.
June 13, 2016 - Two Alaska Airlines jets departed the Emerald City fueled by the first alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) made from sustainable U.S. corn last week. The two Alaska Airlines flights departed with Gevo, Inc. fuel and flew from Seattle to San Francisco International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
May 26, 2016 – Canada’s foremost biofuels organization has re-launched under the name Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada). The change – from the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association – reinforces the 32 year-old non-profit association’s mission to promote the use of value-added products made from renewable resources.
May 24, 2016 - Solenis LLC and Buckman Laboratories, Inc. announced today the resolution of a pending lawsuit filed by Buckman in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee against Solenis regarding Solenis’ patent for using polysorbate as an additive for corn oil extraction aids. As a result of the settlement, Solenis has licensed the use of its corn oil extraction technology to Buckman. Under the royalty-bearing license agreement, Buckman, a producer of products for the biofuels marketplace, will become an authorized licensee in the United States and Canada of Solenis technology that enhances the efficiency of corn oil extraction in the corn-to-ethanol process.
May 19, 2016 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed increases in renewable fuel volume requirements across all types of biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. The proposed increases would boost renewable fuel production and provide for ambitious yet achievable growth.
May 11, 2016 - Air Canada announced that Canada's Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI) will be held at Montréal-Trudeau Airport. It is a three-year collaborative project with 14 stakeholder organizations to introduce 400,000 litres of sustainable aviation biofuel (biojet) into a shared fuel system.
May 11, 2016 - Earth Gen-BioFuel, "EarthGen" or "the Company," confirmed its long-term goal of supplying the growing demand for "Clean Biodiesel" from castor beans. It is now very clear that air pollution has become a major health issue for many nations. The cost of human lives as a result of the need for clean air is becoming a worldwide priority as reflected in many countries establishing new stricter regulation of pollution causing transportation emissions.
May 6, 2016 – If everything goes according to plan, Orangeville could soon be the home of an exciting new biomass project.
May 6, 2016 - Aemetis, Inc., an advanced fuels and renewable chemicals company, and Edeniq, a leading cellulosic ethanol technology company, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Aemetis will acquire all of Edeniq's outstanding shares in a stock plus cash merger transaction.

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