Melissa Etheridge Supports Biodiesel

Cindy Zimmerman

Biodiesel continues to prove it is the most star-powered of renewable fuels. Singer/song writer Melissa Etheridge is the latest star to show her support for biodiesel, appearing Tuesday at the National Biodiesel Conference in San Francisco. The artist shared an inspirational story of how her battle with breast cancer led her to want to make a difference in the world …

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Scientists Declare Biodiesel Support

Cindy Zimmerman

A new initiative was announced at the opening general session of the National Biodiesel Conference Monday – Scientists for Biodiesel. Thomas Jefferson Agricultural Institute founder Dr. Rob Myers made the announcement as co-chair of the campaign with Donald Danforth Plant Science Center President Roger Beachy. “Scientists sometimes have differences of opinion, but this declaration is intended to show the broad …

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Biodiesel Awards Presented

Cindy Zimmerman

Awards were presented at the National Biodiesel Conference in San Francisco Monday to people who have helped the industry grow. The winner of this year’s Impact Award from the National Biodiesel Board is Dr. Randall von Wedel of CytoCulture International, who has helped San Francisco become a leader in municipal use of biodiesel. NBB CEO Joe Jobe says Dr. von …

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New Holland Supports Biodiesel

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Biodiesel Conference is underway this week in San Francisco with the theme of “Leading Change Now.” One of the first companies to realize biodiesel’s potential for both farmers and farm machinery was New Holland, thanks to the influence of Gene Hemphill, manager of North American Industry Affairs for the company, pictured here (right) with National Biodiesel Board CEO …

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