The Oregon Clean Fuels Standard was launched to help meet the state’s greenhouse gas reduction goals, to diversify and grow the state’s economy through the manufacture and distribution of clean fuels, to stabilize volatility in fuel prices, and to provide more fuel choices for consumers and businesses. How is the program working? Check out this […]
Welcome to Lake County, where biofuels (will soon) thrive!
We have exciting Oregon clean fuels news to share! Governor Kate Brown has authorized $245 million in state bonds to support the development of a new biofuels plant in Lake County, Oregon. The Red Rock Biofuels facility would convert waste forest products, like fallen branches and forest dead floor materials, into jet fuel. Materials would be […]
Ready for Clean Fuels?
Did you catch the op-ed in support of Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program this week? Via Sustainable Business: Founded by entrepreneurs looking to reduce waste from their own well-loved fruit company, Summit takes what is essentially trash from local farmers and food producers — contaminated flour, fruit trimmings — and figures out the best way to […]
Turning Garbage into Fuel
“We need to be encouraging this ,” he said. “This helps everyone. … I’m trying to think of the downside. I can’t think of it.” – Washington County Commissioner Chair candidate Allen Amabisca on alternative fuel production at Summit Natural Energy Did you catch the Oregonian story on Summit Natural Energy in Cornelius, Oregon? David McCoy, plant manager, opened his doors […]