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DuPont Blasts the EPA on RFS Proposal

June 30, 2015 in Biofuels, Ethanol, Regulations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Proposed Rule ‘Is Misguided and Is a Major Step Backward’

The U.S. EPA’s proposed rule changing its RFS/Renewable Fuel Standards “is misguided and is a major step backward,” DuPont said after DuPont Industrial Biosciences grain processing business manager Brenda Heffelfinger testified last week at an agency hearing in Kansas City, Kans.

DuPont Cellulosic Ethanol Groundbreaking

December 4, 2012 in Biofuels, Ethanol by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Iowa Biorefinery for 30 Million Gallons Annually from Corn Stover

DuPont has broken ground on a $200 million, 30-million-gallon-per-year-cellulosic ethanol facility in Nevada, Iowa. Non-food corn stover – post-harvest stalks and leaves – will be the feedstock. The Iowa installation will be among the first and largest commercial-scale cellulosic biorefineries in the world when completed in mid-2014, DuPont said.

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