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Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

...Council.That leaves so-called advanced biofuels made from agricultural waste, trash...of fuel that a company called Red Rock Biofuels hopes to make out of wood waste in Oregon...airlines have little choice but to push biofuels because the industry is already in danger...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-07-21/why-airlines-keep-pushing-biofuels-t
Regional News
Alaska Airlines turning to tree power

...Washington State University are teaming up to explore the use of biofuels made from forest residuals, such as tree limbs and branches...viable alternative to conventional fossil fuel.""Sustainable biofuels are a key to aviation's future and critical in helping the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-03/alaska-airlines-turning-tree-power
Local
EPA intends to regulate emissions by US airliners

...Boeing 787 and the Airbus A350.Airlines, aircraft makers and the Federal Aviation Administration have also been working with biofuels companies to develop alternatives to jet fuel that could potentially reduce the aviation's industry's vulnerability to...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-11/epa-intends-regulate-emissions-us-air
Not For Web
Are low oil prices good for the environment?

...alternatives like batteries or advanced biofuels.But at around $75 a barrel, the price...Investors poured money into advanced biofuels companies and battery-makers betting...this year, according to Edmunds.com. Biofuels from plant waste account for even a smaller...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/are-low-oil-prices-good-environment
State
My Turn: Where will Alaska and the US be in 30 years?

...fallout. Apart from crude oil prices, alternative fuels, higher efficiency vehicles, natural gas, shale oil deposits, biofuels, and stagnation of world economies - all cumulatively point to great vulnerability ahead due to Alaska's over-dependence...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-11/my-turn-where-will-alaska-and-us-be-3
Opinion
Troll: The other energy news is tremendously upbeat

...shows a sharp, steady increase in the production of renewable energy across the nation. Whether its wind, solar, hydro or biofuels, the prospects for renewable energy are remarkably bullish.The National Renewable Energy Laboratory concludes in their recently...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-12/troll-other-energy-news-tremendously-
Opinion
Outside editorial: Exxon goes green

...change, Exxon just announced its first significant foray into biofuels research, a groundbreaking $600 million investment to turn...founder is best known for decoding human DNA, could shift biofuels' future away from products culled from food crops. We're...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072909/opi_472292219.shtml
Outside editorial: BP must walk the walk

...company with a strong "green" focus. It stresses its effort to develop cleaner, renewable alternative energy sources such as biofuels. Its slogan is "Beyond petroleum." BP, formerly British Petroleum, has proven that it can talk the talk when it comes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081806/opi_20060818062.shtml
Opinion
Outside editorial: On ethanol: Enough already

...With the national debt soaring, the government needs to wean the biofuel industry from its dependence on federal subsidies. Biofuels have always sounded better during the Iowa caucuses than they have performed in reality. Taxpayers have bankrolled biofuel...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072710/opi_684229488.shtml
Opinion
Funding electrics is a battery-dead idea

...as the electric vehicle is being hailed as America's cure for oil "addiction," the same was said not too long ago about biofuels. But mandating the production and use of corn-based ethanol jacked up food prices, depleted scarce groundwater resources...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072310/opi_681613273.shtml
Opinion

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