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ABLC buzzes about biofuels policy, Administration support, chemicals, and lignin

 As ABLC opens, industry association executives rally the troops to fight the EPA’s slashed advanced biofuels targets, get pathway approvals faster, and to buzz about chemicals, chemicals, chemicals.

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Fueling the Future

Many of us have driven up to a favorite fast-food restaurant to order some golden french fries or an apple pie. When a SeQuential Pacific Biodiesel truck pulls into a fast-food parking lot, the driver usually isn’t there for lunch—instead, the truck comes for the restaurant’s used fryer oil. In 2013, SeQuential turned the oil from 7,000 restaurants into 6 million gallons of biodiesel, a biomass-based substitute for ordinary petroleum diesel. The production figure was an increase from 5 million gallons of fuel in 2012.

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APPLE, SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, SOLARCITY AND SAPPHIRE ENERGY JOIN CALL FOR U.S. ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

SAN DIEGO, CA – February 25, 2014 – As California battles the worst drought in centuries, more than a dozen major California-based businesses, including Apple, SolarCity, San Diego International Airport, Sungevity, and Sapphire Energy today signed the Climate Declaration, a business leader call to action that urges federal and state policymakers to seize the economic opportunity of addressing climate change. The announcement was made at the U.S. Climate Leadership Conference today at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay.

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SAPPHIRE ENERGY AND PHILLIPS 66 TO ADVANCE COMMERCIALIZATION OF ALGAE CRUDE OIL

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2013 – Sapphire Energy, Inc., one of the world leaders in algae-based Green Crude oil production, and Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX), an integrated energy manufacturing and logistics company, announced a strategic joint development agreement aimed at taking production of algae crude oil a significant step toward commercialization. The companies will work together to collect and analyze data from co-processing of algae and conventional crude oil into fuels. The goal is to complete fuel certifications to ready Sapphire Energy’s renewable crude oil, called Green Crude, for wide-scale oil refining. 

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