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NEWS UPDATE January 27, 2012

Ethanol production holds steady

Dan Piller  •  Des Moines Register  •  Posted January 27, 2012

Three weeks after the expiration of the 45-cents per gallon blenders tax credit, ethanol production is running slightly ahead of last year’s pace. [ read more … ]

Eastern Oregon biofuel refinery wins $235 million federal loan backing to make ethanol from poplar trees

Eric Mortenson and Scott Learn  •  The Oregonian  •  Posted January 27, 2012

In a few years, you could be filling up with fuel made from Oregon poplar trees, wheat straw and corn stalks. Financed in part with a $235 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today, ZeaChem plans a $390 million biofuel refinery in Boardman capable of producing up to 25 million gallons of ethanol per year. [ read more … ]

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