ethanol fuel

Garbage + Nanotech + Gasification = Ethanol

Garbage + Nanotech + Gasification = Ethanol

AMES, Iowa, August 20, 2008 (ENS) – A method of making potentially cheap ethanol fuel out of garbage and other waste materials by deploying a combination of modern and old technologies is under development by government and university researchers. The process involves the use of nanotechnology and gasification to convert carbon-based materials into a product…

Waste Beer Ethanol to Fuel Democratic Convention Motorpool

Waste Beer Ethanol to Fuel Democratic Convention Motorpool

DENVER, Colorado, May 22, 2008 (ENS) – The flex-fuel vehicles at this summer’s Democratic National Convention will be running on waste beer, thanks to the Molson Coors Brewing Company. Molson Coors, along with its U.S. subsidiary, Coors Brewing Company, will be the Official E85 Ethanol Producer for the convention, which is set for August 25…

California Slaps Yamaha With $2 Million Air Pollution Fine

California Slaps Yamaha With $2 Million Air Pollution Fine

SACRAMENTO, California, January 25, 2008 (ENS) – Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, and South Seas Cycle Exchange of Honolulu will pay $2 million to the state of California to settle a 2005 lawsuit over the importation of motorcycles that failed to meet California emissions standards. A portion of this penalty will be used to test emissions…