Energy Independence Day
Today, in the United States the bands and bunting will be on display, because it is Independence Day.
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In New York, Whitefox Technologies Limited have announced they will appeal a jury decision made against them in the New York State Supreme Court. Whitefox and Tate & Lyle had sued each other over a contract dispute on membrane technology used in US plants.
In Florida, the Air Force tested Gevos alcohol-to-fuel jetfuel made from isobutanol in an Air Force A-10 Thunder Bolt on June 28 at Elgin Air Force Base.
In Maryland, local officials in Princess Anne are worried about a reddish brown substance found in a pond near a biodiesel plant and have asked state environmental regulators to launch an investigation into the cause.
In the UK, Lewis Tankers has been awarded a two-year contract to transport biofuels from bulk storage tanks at Grangemouth Docks, where ethanol is denatured with 1% gasoline, to Grangemouth refinery using dedicated vehicles for PetroIneos Fuels.
In Poland, where national law requires physical proof of the biofuel content, and the bill of lading must be accompanied by dynamic biofuel certificates.
In the Philippines, Greenergys board of directors has given the OK to buy between $600,000 and $1.2 million of ethanol producer Isabela Alcogas's shares.
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In Massachusetts, a group of 70 researchers led by David S. Hibbett of Clark University, in Worcester, Mass. and Igor V. Grigoriev of the Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute comparing the genomes of 31 fungi.
The Biofuels Digest Index™ (BDI), a basket of public biofuels stocks, jumped 0.78 percent to 64.48 as large caps rallied. For the day, Cosan (CZZ) gained 2.19 percent to $13.06, while KiOR (KIOR) surged 4.74 percent to $9.95. Among other equities, The Andersons (ANDE) added 3.27 percent to $43.64. Overall, advances led declines 2 to 1 for the day.
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