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Conversion plant to be built in Oregon, with Willie's help

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Plans are underway to break ground on the first biodiesel manufacturing plant in Oregon as part of a joint venture between Oregon-based SeQuential Biofuels LLC, biodiesel pioneer Pacific Biodiesel of Hawaii and several private investors. SeQuential-Pacific has purchased a one-acre...

Governor had vetoed earlier legislation

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Driveoff gasoline thieves convicted for the second or subsequent time could lose the right to drive for up to 30 days under a bill signed Friday by Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack, said the Quad City Times. The governor vetoed a bill last year that would have allowed the penalty after...

Ethanol expected to divide lawmakers as full Senate prepares for energy debate

WASHINGTON -- After failing to pass an energy bill for years, Congress is positioned to send one to President Bush, but the legislation could be derailed before ever reaching the White House, speculated The Wall Street Journal. Proposals for expanding offshore drilling and ethanol mandates are...

EPA Upholds RFG requirement in California, New York, Connecticut
CHS expecting increased demand for E85
Inspections uncover violations
Spinx to offer Willie Nelson's Biodiesel, E85 ethanol.
Jackson Oil Inc. has purchased Brico of Idaho Inc., according to a report by The Idaho Statesman.
Canadian oil company expanding downstream capacity, seeking opportunities
Stores for sale as petroleum giant focuses attention on other markets