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Internship Helps Fuel Carolina Gutierrez's Career in Science

As a high school student in her home town of Manteca, Carolina Gutierrez was a top student who excelled in advanced placement math and science classes, graduating third in her senior class. She was well-rounded too, active in volleyball and student government, and volunteering for the nonprofit Give Every Child a Chance. But when it came time to deciding which of the many college admissions offer letters she'd accept, something didn't seem rig...

Fuel & Retailing - Aug 16, 2017

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BIO Applauds US Court of Appeals Decision on the Renewable Fuel Standard

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today welcomed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit opinion and order upholding Americans for Clean Energy's challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency's final rule setting the 2014-2016 Renewable Fuel Standard volume obligations. The Court supported ACEI's argument that EPA exceeded its authority in interpreting its general waiver authority. BIO President & CEO Ji...

Natural Gas & LNG - Jul 28, 2017

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Bio-fuel from Waste

Fuel from waste? It is possible. But hitherto, converting organic waste to fuel has not been economically viable. Excessively high temperatures and too much energy are required. Using a novel catalyst concept, researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now managed to significantly reduce the temperature and energy requirements of a key step in the chemical process. The trick: The reaction takes place in very confined spaces insi...

Fuel & Retailing - Jun 28, 2017