Palaszczuk visits Wilmar

On a visit to Wilmar Bioethanol’s Sarina facility, the Queensland Premier announced that the first of the State Government’s cabinet biofuels subcommittee meetings would take place in Mackay. Premier Palaszczuk said she was impressed with what she saw on the visit and affirmed that what she wanted to do was ‘kick start’ the industry in […]

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Study: ethanol fuel good for health, environment

As reported in Ethanol Producer Magazine, yet another study has confirmed that ethanol blended fuels are better for human health and the environment than E0. Testing in Kansas by Urban Air Initiative found that toxic additives are present in E0 at levels 45% higher than in E10. These additives are known carcinogens that pollute the […]

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Review of NSW ethanol fuel laws ordered

The NSW government has secretly asked the Independent Regulatory and Pricing Tribunal to review its ethanol laws, according to a report in The Australian today. The request was made before the last state election, but news of it comes as Queensland considers mandating the sustainable fuel. Mandating ethanol has flow on benefits across multiple industries, giving farmers […]

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BAA makes submission to QLD mandate discussion paper

The Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) has this week submitted its response to the proposed Queensland ethanol mandate. The BAA is broadly supportive of a mandate on biofuels in Queensland. We believe it is important that the industry grows in a sustainable manner and that the targets set are achievable. For these reasons, we are […]

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First tank of E10 yields powerful results

A recent E10 convert discusses her experience using the sustainable fuel in her car. I’m just old enough to remember the aftermath of the phase out of leaded fuel. I remember our family car pulling up to service station pumps and having to scan each row for “unleaded”, and asking my parents why people didn’t like […]

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