Lisa Gibson

Latest Posts by Lisa Gibson

February 15, 2018

Next-Level Nanoscience

FROM THE MARCH ISSUE: The accidental discovery that a carbon, nitrogen and copper-based catalyst can convert carbon dioxide to ethanol shows potential. READ MORE

February 13, 2018

Sticking To It

FROM THE MARCH ISSUE: The Food Safety and Modernization Act limits options for biofilm control, but chemical and service providers have overhauled their product lines and treatment avenues to comply. READ MORE

February 05, 2018

Novozymes launches yeast platform for corn ethanol production

Today, well-known enzyme developer Novozymes launches Drive, the first product from its Innova yeast platform for corn ethanol production. READ MORE

January 23, 2018

On The Spot

FROM THE FEBRUARY ISSUE: Most consumers make their fuel purchase decisions at the pump. Consistent branding based on market research can help boost ethanol’s appeal. READ MORE

January 18, 2018

Unexpected Incentive

FROM THE FEBRUARY ISSUE: RIN values do affect fuel prices, but Ron Lamberty, senior vice president of the American Coalition for Ethanol, says it’s not the effect many assume. READ MORE

November 30, 2017

Ontario proposes increased blend mandate

Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has released a proposal to update the province’s Ethanol in Gasoline Regulation, increasing the blending mandate from 5 to 10 percent by 2020. READ MORE

November 20, 2017

Injury Inventory

FROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Insurance claim data show certain incidents occur more often than others in the ethanol industry. Policies, culture and rapid emergency response can help prevent serious injuries. READ MORE

November 15, 2017

Business Briefs

FROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Lallemand acquires bacteria developer, Henderson re-elected as RFA board chairman, Bioenergy Australia appoints new CEO, and more. READ MORE

November 07, 2017

Expansion of sugarcane ethanol in Brazil could cut GHG emissions

A massive expansion of land use for sugar cane growth in Brazil, and a subsequent increase in ethanol production with the feedstock could reduce global carbon dioxide emissions in the transportation sector by up to 86 percent of 2014 levels. READ MORE

November 07, 2017

Jury rules in favor of U.S. Water in patent infringement suit

A federal jury in the Western District of Wisconsin unanimously found in favor of U.S. Water Services in a patent infringement lawsuit against Novozymes A/S and Novozymes North America Inc. READ MORE