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Hurricane Ike Shuts Largest U.S. Biodiesel Refinery

Hurricane Ike Shuts Largest U.S. Biodiesel Refinery

HOUSTON, Texas, September 17, 2008 (ENS) – The nation’s largest biodiesel refinery, located on the Houston Ship Channel, will be shut down for the next six to eight weeks because of damage and loss of power caused by Hurricane Ike, company officials say. The publicly traded owner-operator GreenHunter Energy says damages at its Renewable Fuels…

Buenos Aires Citizens Seek Cleanup of Shell Refinery

Buenos Aires Citizens Seek Cleanup of Shell Refinery

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, May 30, 2008 – Following a scathing government audit of the Argentine affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell and a globally unprecedented preventive closure of its refinery in Buenos Aires, local groups Wednesday filed a formal international complaint against the company seeking relocation and redress. The complaint cites Shell Capsa “for the flagrant…