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NEWS UPDATE June 13, 2012

Oil industry groups sue EPA over cellulosic requirements

Amanda Peterka, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted June 13, 2012

Two oil industry groups sued U.S. EPA yesterday over its requirements for cellulosic biofuel production. In the lawsuit filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers and Western States Petroleum Association say EPA should have waived the requirements because the United States produced no cellulosic biofuel last year. [ read more … ]

‘Screaming headlines’ vs. reasonable people: A talk with the EPA’s Lisa Jackson

By Chip Giller and Scott Rosenberg, GRIST  •    •  Posted June 13, 2012

It’s been a bumpy road for Lisa Jackson through three and a half years as chief administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). But the 50-year-old chemical engineer doesn’t look fazed or fed up. A scientist-turned-insider who has learned that the levers of power don’t always budge without a fight, she shows a little steel in her eyes as she ticks off achievements and notes setbacks. But she also lets mischief color her laugh as she acknowledges what she calls the “toxic attitude of absolute certainty” that paralyzes progress on climate and other issues. [ read more … ]

Legendary soap opera ‘Dallas’ turns to alternative fuels

By Dan Piller, Des Moines Register  •    •  Posted June 13, 2012

When the legendary soap opera “Dallas” returns to the airwaves tomorrow night, one character will be pushing the series’ fictional oil family toward renewable energy. [ read more … ]

As production tops out, ethanol industry feels pinch

E&E  •    •  Posted June 13, 2012

As the ethanol boom in the United States stalls, businesses in the Farm Belt are feeling the sting after years of growth. [ read more … ]

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