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Ethanol board member receives national award

August 17, 2009

Nebraska Ethanol Board member David Hallberg was awarded the Merle Anderson award for contributions to the ethanol industry at the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference in Milwaukee last week. ACE is a grassroots ethanol advocacy organization founded 22 years ago.

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Emissions modeling researcher to speak at Ethanol Board meeting

February 26, 2009

A recent study found that corn ethanol reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 51 percent compared to gasoline. Dr. Ken Cassman of UN-L, a co-author of that study, will speak about the emissions reduction of ethanol and emissions modeling in a special presentation at the Nebraska Ethanol Board meeting on March 6.

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Ethanol board applauds GBC on letter to President Obama

February 25, 2009

The Nebraska Ethanol Board expressed its support today for a recent letter from the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition to President Obama. The letter asked the president to continue his support of biofuels and includes several specific proposals designed to increase the production and use of biofuels over the next decade.

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Underwriters Labs approves E15 in gas dispensing aquipment

February 20, 2009

Underwriters Laboratories, a leading product safety and testing certification group, recently announced approval of 15% ethanol blends in dispensing equipment certified for regular gasoline. UL’s previous technical bulletins were clarified to ensure that fuel marketers and others were aware that equipment currently in use will tolerate fuels beyond the 10% ethanol in conventional gasoline dispensing equipment.

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