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Pacific Ethanol

Video from WSJ Marketline about Pacific Ethanol’s Plant in Stockton, California. Production at the Stockton was suspended in February.  It is now mothballed. Too much capacity, margins too thin, seem to be the story. This isn’t the first time that I’ve written about Pacific Ethanol. Bill Gates cut his holding in Pacific Ethanol back in […]

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Biofuel energy balance and cars

Worth watching this movie and then going to the home page to look at the commetns/ take part. Interesting conversation — at least at first — about fuel efficiency. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfcEwEo5yRc

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Jim Lovel speaks at National Biodiesl board meeting

Jim Lovell of Apollo 13 spoke at the recent National Biodiesel Board meeting in Orlando, covered by my colleague Stephen Burns for ICIS and caught for posterity on his camera phone.

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Brazil, the US and ethanol trade

Home news from abroad… if home is the US and abroad is Brazil.

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Something for train spotters

For those of you who like big trains of ethanol criss-crossing the US we have Near Chicago and a whole host of them here http://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=search_videos&search_query=ethanol%20train&search_sort=video_date_uploaded&search_category=0&search=Search&v=&uploaded=&filter=1

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Santa tells it like it is

Santa Claus tells it like it is… He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice

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Another reason to go to the movies

Another reason to go to the movies, if you’re in the US/Canada popped into my email box from Earth Policy News, Leonardo DiCaprio and a host of real celebs like Stephen Hawkin, and Mikhail Gorbachev talk about global warming and what we can do to stop it/slow it down. Doubtless there are mentions of biofuels. […]

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