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BEI’s Euken Wins Environmental Farm Award

Jill Euken, BEI deputy director, and her family were presented the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award at the Iowa State Fair in August 2016. The award is a joint effort of the Governor, Lt. Governor, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, and Iowa Department of Natural Resources to recognize the exemplary voluntary efforts of Iowa’s … Continue reading BEI’s Euken Wins Environmental Farm Award

Researchers Garner Grant to Study Innovative Biofuels Production Technology

A team of researchers from Iowa State University’s Bioeconomy Institute is investigating a new technology for converting biomass into biofuels and chemicals. With a $371,000, one-year grant from the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-E (ARPA-E), the team will develop and demonstrate catalytic autothermal pyrolysis (CAP) in laboratory- and pilot-scale reactors. Joe Polin, … Continue reading Researchers Garner Grant to Study Innovative Biofuels Production Technology

National Bioenergy Day @ Iowa State University, Oct. 19, 2016

October 19, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sukup Atrium Iowa State University Iowa State University will be participating in the Bioenergy Day for the second straight year. This 4th annual event unites organizations across the country that support bioenergy. Iowa State’s student enrollment is for fall 2016 is 36,660, and we feel it’s essential to educate this … Continue reading National Bioenergy Day @ Iowa State University, Oct. 19, 2016

Iowa Governor Signs Renewable Chemical Tax Credit Bill

Iowa Govenor Terry Branstad has signed a tax credit bill aimed at accelerating development of biorenewable chemicals in the state of Iowa. In attendance at the signing were Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, Iowa Economic Development Authority director Debi Durham, and several Iowa legislators. The event took place in Sukup Atrium in Iowa State University’s Biorenewables … Continue reading Iowa Governor Signs Renewable Chemical Tax Credit Bill



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