In comparing three different types of fuel, a new study has found that those with higher percentages of ethanol can bring significant health benefits. Plus, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has scheduled a public hearing on its renewable fuel standard (RFS) update. Just in time for the weekend, it’s your weekly bioenergy news roundup!
Americans are buying more ethanol at the pump — and that’s a good thing, especially considering the October Pink Out promotion that’s raising funds for (and awareness of) breast cancer. This story and more in your weekly bioenergy news roundup!
Elections aside, the U.S. government is in the news for reasons wholly related to bioenergy, from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to the White House itself. Keep reading for the biggest stories to break in bioenergy news this week!
The big news this week was in India, where government officials announced an ambitious expansion of the country’s bioenergy market. And in Brazil, Nissan used the global spotlight on Rio to unveil an ethanol-powered fuel-cell prototype. Catch up on these and other top stories you may have missed this week!