Air quality in Singapore has soared to what is generally considered “hazardous.” Over the last week, air pollution readings in Singapore ranged from 268-320 on the Singapore National Environmental Agency’s Pollutant Standards Index (PSI). For reference, 0-50 on the PSI is healthy, 101-200 is unhealthy – a measure above 300 is considered hazardous.
On September 22, Novozymes launched Liquozyme LpH, a new, highly efficient alpha-amylase that reduces mash viscosity and breaks down starch to shorter dextrin chains, even at low pH.
As 2014 drew to a close, Congress passed a tax extender bill to retroactively extended four key biofuels tax provisions for a year. The extenders covered business operations for 2014 but expired at year’s end.