A new Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining study has found that using ethanol from corncobs for energy production may help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in China, if used instead of starch-based

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Social Action for Forest & Environment (SAFE) Vs. Union of India & Others dated 24/07/2018. The prayer in this Application is for enforcement of regulatory mechanism for handling absolute Alcohol or Ethanol which are highly inflammable liquids.

The government on Wednesday hiked the price of ethanol produced from C-molasses by Rs 2.85 per litre to Rs 43.70 for the new season starting December 2018, according to sources.

The Union Cabinet approved a national policy on biofuels that seeks to not only help farmers dispose of their surplus stock in an economic manner but also reduce India’s oil-import dependence.

It also allows use of surplus food grains for production of ethanol for blending with petrol with the approval of National Biofuel Coordination Committee, it said

The National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 on the Uttar Pradesh government for the inordinate delay in filing a report on the status of distilleries and sugar mills manufacturing,

Indian oil companies are investing in biofuel refineries to boost ethanol production from non-molasses sources such as agricultural residues

Household air pollution (HAP) is the eighth leading risk factor for global disease burden, contributing to 2.9 million yearly premature deaths. Nearly 80% of the sub-Saharan population and about 90 million households in Nigeria use biomass as their primary fuel for cooking and energy needs, which can adversely impact their health. Exposure to air pollution has been linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes like stillbirth, preeclampsia, preterm birth, low birth weight, reduced fetal head circumference, miscarriage, and intra-uterine fetal growth retardation (IUGR).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Social Action for Forest & Environment (SAFE) Vs. Union of India & Others dated 22/02/2018 regarding Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) licenses for the industries producing absolute alcohol (Ethanol) in Uttar Pradesh. The distillery industry wants modification of the NGT Order (30th August 2017) where the Court directs PESO as well as State of Uttar Pradesh and all concerned States to take appropriate action in accordance with law i.e.

Kenya on Wednesday unveiled ethanol stoves for refugees in Kakuma camp in northwest part of the country to help mitigate climate carbon emissions.

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