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Does EPA's Proposal to Cut Biodiesel Portend Administration Caving to Big Coal?

Lindsay San Giacomo | Posted 08.21.2014 | Green
Lindsay San Giacomo

Is a recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal to cut biodiesel -- an environmentally friendly fuel that burns significantly cleaner than ...

Say What? White House Plots With Secretive Investment Firm With Ties to Bushes And Bin Ladens?

Paul Alexander | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Paul Alexander

President Obama likes to say that his is "the most transparent administration" ever. But members of the environmental community and biofuel industry -- some of his most ardent supporters in the past -- might beg to differ.

We Can End the Fuel vs. Food Debate by Having Both

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Bob Quinn, organic farmer and president of Kamut International There is an increasing debate these days about displacing food product...

Innovation Earth: Green Bus To The Rescue

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 12.22.2013 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

While this year's hurricane season has been thankfully quiet so far, it does have some now questioning global warming's role in all of this; that is, whether climate change will actually increase, or decrease, the likelihood of Superstorm Sandy-type storms. I say forget all that.

Biodiesel U.S. Inc. (BUS Inc.) (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 10.07.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

MIchael Rogers began with idea of providing schools with their own equipment to process the waste oil into fuel but as that required both time and money, he decided to convert the fuel himself and donate it directly to the schools.

Are We Really Powerless Against Gas Prices?

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

The headline on the iPad news program was grim..."What can the President do about gas prices? Not much..." As I sat thinking about being oil company victims, I looked up. And there it was: $5.12 per gallon.

Lard For Land Rovers: Tyson Converts Animal Fat To Fuel

Posted 02.22.2012 | Food

You've probably heard of cars that look like their owners. What about cars that eat like their owners? Until recently, most of the cars that could do ...

Progressives: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is and Stop Buying Gasoline

Paul Tullis | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Paul Tullis

There's hardly a cause that a self-respecting leftist won't sign on to. Yet every day, we pour millions of dollars into the pockets of the most egregious polluters and violators of environmental justice in the world: oil companies.

Cleaning Up the Chesapeake Bay, One Electric Motor at a Time

Robin Madel | Posted 02.27.2012 | DC
Robin Madel

When Sally Reuther was eight, she and her cousins built a raft on the four acres behind their grandmother's house in Kentucky, intending to float it on a little land-locked pond.

Watch: 30-Year-Old Entrepreneur Crafts Future Car -- It's Electric, Has 2 Wheels and Can't Fall

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 01.17.2012 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

2011-11-18-Screenshot20111117at8.44.38AM.jpg Danny Kim grew up in Portland where everyone was DIYing stuff, so he set out to DIY a truck.

Rhode Island Middle Schooler Starts Recycled Biodiesel Project

Posted 12.15.2011 | Green

From EarthTechling's Pete Danko: Our last foray into kid-hatched alternative-energy projects didn’t end too well (although we’re still big Aida...

2 Men Charged In Arlington Cooking Oil Theft

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Two men have been charged in connection to a cooking-oil theft after Arlington County police officers caught the duo siphoning waste...

Leaded, Unleaded or Merlot? The Wine-Powered Vehicle Has Arrived

Organic Authority.com | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green
Organic Authority.com

Cars that run on only one type of fuel? That's so pre-millennium. How about a car that runs on wine? Or cheese? Or both?

Biofuel Plant Wants to Eat D.C.'s Grease

David Ferris | Posted 10.05.2011 | Green
David Ferris

A startup is proposing to take millions of gallons of grease from Washington D.C.'s restaurants and turn it into biofuel that would help run the region's trucks and buses.

PHOTOS: Willie Nelson Rocks Out With Local Environmentalists

Jennifer Raiser for Drew Altizer | Posted 09.24.2011 | San Francisco

By Jennifer Raiser, Drew Altizer Photography When the nonprofit Amazon Watch co-hosted a fundraiser with Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance on Friday n...

'Green News Report' - July 19, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another ...

McDonalds and United Arab Emirates Greener Than America?

Terry Tamminen | Posted 09.10.2011 | Green
Terry Tamminen

The US should be red-faced that its iconic brand of burgers, shakes, and fries is going green in middle of an oil-producing country, while our government and many companies here pretend that business as usual will go on forever.

Lucia Graves

Senate Votes To End Ethanol Tax Credit

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted on Thursday to kill a major break for the ethanol industry while leaving the door open to future negotiations on contin...

Lucia Graves

Midwestern Senators Introduce Alternative To Cutting Ethanol Subsidies

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of Midwestern senators introduced a bill Tuesday as an alternative to Sen. Tom Coburn's (R-Okla.) proposal to end the...

A Green Transportation Dialog Should Start During National Train Day and Transportation Week

D.A. Barber | Posted 07.05.2011 | Green
D.A. Barber

This seems the perfect opportunity to re-think the kind of jobs that would be created supporting green transportation infrastructure projects.

PHOTOS: From Yankee Stadium French Fries To Biofuel

The Huffington Post | Damiano Beltrami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sometimes greasy fries can come in handy, and not just for staving off a hangover. Tri-State Biodiesel, a Bronx-based company, turns grease collecte...

New Compromise On Tax Cut Bill May Pave Way For Passage

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House and key lawmakers cleared the way Thursday night for swift Senate action to avert a Jan. 1 spike in income taxes fo...

Jason Mraz Is Turning the Tide: An Interview

Anna Griffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anna Griffin

As the world watched the BP oil spill destroy the Gulf of Mexico, some passionate activists stepped up to lend their voice and find potential solutions to the crisis. One such hero was Jason Mraz.

Big Oil Has Replaced Big Tobacco in the Bulls Eye of America's Vitriol

Michael Martin | Posted 01.20.2012 | Business
Michael Martin

Despite giant pay packages, I wouldn't want to be a CEO of an oil firm if my life depended on it. Everyone hates you. You have to deal with some of th...

Introducing the Green Music Group

Adam Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Adam Gardner

Green Music Group is an environmental coalition of musicians, industry leaders and music fans uniting in one voice to bring about widespread environmental change within the music industry and around the globe.