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A Back of the Napkin Plan to Run NYC Garbage Trucks on Restaurant Waste Oil

Harris Silver | Posted 02.06.2012 | New York
Harris Silver

The NYC Department of Sanitation will use 10 million gallons of fuel, at a cost of approximately 40 million dollars, to collect and dispose of 3.2 mil...

Grow, Baby, Grow

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephan B. Tanda

Who could forget Sarah Palin's famous line during the 2008 presidential campaign: "Drill, baby, drill!" With the current environmental and economic di...

U.S. Pulp-Maker Creates New Biofuel

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

But along with its usual business of pulp-making, the century-old mill is doing something unprecedented: Developing technology to produce bio-butanol,...

Unknown Water Demands Of Biofuel Feedstocks

nytimes.com | KATIE HOWELL of Greenwire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Extensive studies are needed to understand the water needs of biofuel production from cellulosic feedstocks or other next-generation sources, federal ...

From Rice Straw To Diesel Fuel

Sacramento Bee | Jim Downing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A local nonprofit that has developed a method for turning rice straw and wood waste into diesel fuel has attracted some big business backers....

Newly Uncovered Enzymes Turn Corn Plant Waste Into Biofuel

Ethiopian News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Cellulose-loving fungi can cut biofuel costs by enabling existing corn ethanol plants to process cheaper, woody feedstocks such as corn stover....

HuffPost Reviews: Neil Young - Fork In The Road / Simon & Garfunkel - Live 1969

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Many will appreciate Fork In The Road's altruism, and it would be refreshing if Neil Young disciples dedicated whole projects like this to the causes of their hearts.

Continental Flight Powered By Biofuel Takes Off

AP | JOHN PORRETTO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON — Continental Airlines on Wednesday became the first U.S. commercial carrier to conduct a demonstration flight powered in part by altern...

Virgin America Joins EPA Climate Leaders Program

Stefanie Michaels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stefanie Michaels

Virgin America Becomes First Commercial Passenger Airline to Join Program When isn't Sir Richard Branson and his uber-brand making news? Whether it ...