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  • Legislature OKs authorization for growing industrial hemp

    The Legislature has passed a bill that would allow licensed growers to produce industrial hemp in Washington as part of a research program.

  • Proposed low-carbon fuel standard draws praise, criticism

    Pacific Coast Canola produces up to 120,000 gallons of oil daily at a crushing plant near Moses Lake. Most of the heart-healthy oil is used for cooking, but some is …

  • Beetle-killed trees eyed as biofuel source

    A consortium of universities, private companies and government agencies are using a $10 million grant from the USDA to learn how to convert beetle-killed trees into biofuel. Scientists from the …

  • Getting There: Spokane will host forum on coal port

    The coal terminal debate returns to Spokane on Sept. 25, when three government agencies will host a scoping meeting for an environmental impact statement on a proposed coal port at …

  • WSU will lead jet biofuel research

    Washington State University has been picked as a co-leader for the nation’s new center of excellence for jet biofuel research, Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., announced Friday morning at WSU Tri-Cities. …

  • Caldwell: Military elevates biofuel’s status

    When the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds spun, rolled and shrieked through two days of performances at Andrews Air Force Base a week ago, the demonstration was not just about aeronautic …

  • Odessa refinery helping meet demand for biodiesel

    ODESSA, Wash. – It has been a rough go for Washington’s fledgling biodiesel industry, with only a handful of the announced projects actually coming into production and promised financial support …

  • Milfoil may be fuel source

    Ask boaters, dock owners, swimmers or scientists and you’re likely to get the same answer: Eurasian milfoil is a good-for-nothing pest. Since the mid-1970s, the feathery water plant has spread …

  • Sawmills could fuel vehicles, experts say

    Once upon a time, logs were used for making houses and paper. Now, they’re being looked at as one of the most promising tools for helping the United States grow …



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