ethanol http://kios.org en Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas http://kios.org/post/study-fuels-corn-waste-not-better-gas <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">WASHINGTON (AP) — A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:04:31 +0000 Associated Press 46011 at http://kios.org Ethanol advocates join for hearing in Des Moines http://kios.org/post/ethanol-advocates-join-hearing-des-moines <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says federal authorities must use "common sense" and reconsider a proposed reduction in the amount of ethanol that must be blended with gasoline. Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:03:19 +0000 Associated Press 41906 at http://kios.org Iowans worry about ethanol's lost political clout http://kios.org/post/iowans-worry-about-ethanols-lost-political-clout <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's governor and congressional delegation are trying to shore up political support for ethanol, which is slipping as the nation produces more of its own oil. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:01:44 +0000 Associated Press 39343 at http://kios.org BioProcess Algae, Green Plains Renewable Energy break ground on new plant http://kios.org/post/bioprocess-algae-green-plains-renewable-energy-break-ground-new-plant <p>&nbsp;</p><p>A Rhode Island-based biofuels company is expanding its operation at a southwest Iowa plant.</p><p>BioProcess Algae broke ground Wednesday on a five-acre facility at the Green Plains Energy ethanol plant in Shenandoah. BioProcess opened a demonstration plant in 2009 at GPRE&rsquo;s Shenandoah campus. The facility captures the waste products used to make ethanol, and uses them to grow algae. The algae is then used in animal feed.</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 15:22:23 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 7658 at http://kios.org