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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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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Barnawartha biofuels plant looking forward to the future

The Federal Government’s amendments to excise rules on biodiesel are already having a positive impact on biodiesel producers around the country, including BAA member ARfuels. ARfuels Managing Director Andrew White told the Border Mail that after a year of lobbying, the changes to the legislation meant that “30-odd jobs out at Barnawartha [biodiesel plant] 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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