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Rail safety effort marred by squabbling

Rail safety effort marred by squabbling

WASHINGTON — Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol has bogged down in squabbling and finger-pointing over whether they're needed and if so, who should pay.

April 23, 2014 12:34 pm Photos

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Agriculture poised for a decline, economist says

Agriculture poised for a decline, economist says

Farming’s best days may soon be behind it, the American Farm Bureau Federation’s top economist said Monday.

November 11, 2013 5:45 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Ethanol drives up food prices, stifles economic recovery

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — For more than two decades, special interests have persuaded Congress to mandate that Americans buy ethanol whether they want to or not. As a result, 40 percent of the U.S. corn crop is now used for ethanol rather than food.

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Drought hurts rural economy in Wyoming and 9 other states

Drought hurts rural economy in Wyoming and 9 other states

OMAHA, Neb. — The economy in rural parts of 10 Midwest and Western states continued to look weak in September as the drought weighed down agricultural businesses.

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Chris McBride from the Heights Conoco shows a sample of fuel

Chris McBride from the Heights Conoco shows a sample of fuel

Chris McBride from the Heights Conoco shows a sample of fuel he tested for ethanol. Fuel is mixed with water, and if ethanol is present, the level of water will decrease as it is absorbed by the ethanol. McBride says the service station sells no gas with ethanol added.

May 07, 2012 3:15 pmLoading…

Enzi, Barrasso support ethanol tax credit repeal

CHEYENNE, Wyo.  - Wyoming U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso joined with the majority of the Senate in voting to repeal tax credits for producing ethanol.

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Biofuel plant in Wyoming to work with sugarcane waste

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A biofuel test plant in northeast Wyoming will soon be turning sugarcane waste into ethanol.

August 24, 2010 2:37 pmLoading…
Greybull students dig into science

Greybull students dig into science

Gerald Smith, a judge at the Northwest Regional Science Fair, chats Tuesday with Greybull High senior Talysa Stockert about her project, a study of the effectiveness of using nut shells to clean water produced during coalbed methane gas extraction. The project tied for first place at the co…

February 10, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…
Greybull students dig into science

Greybull students dig into science

POWELL, Wyo. - The next great advance in wind power generation, cellulosic ethanol research or cleaner coalbed methane production may have been seen this week in a gymnasium in Powell, as part of the Northwest Regional Science Fair.

February 10, 2009 11:00 pm Photos

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Greybull students dig into science

Greybull students dig into science

Greybull High senior Leah Hoblit, right, discusses her project Tuesday with classmate Jessica Hunt at the science fair. Hoblit's study of using bacteria to produce ethanol tied for first place in the competition.

February 10, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…
Interest sags in ethanol as fuel

Interest sags in ethanol as fuel

It was supposed to be the fuel propelling Montana into the future, but years after its big debut, ethanol seems to have left the Treasure State in its dust.

February 01, 2009 11:00 pm Photos

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Interest sags in ethanol as fuel

Interest sags in ethanol as fuel

The former Holly Sugar Factory near Hardin was the site of a proposed 55-million gallon ethanol plant.

February 01, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…
Officials turn out for ethanol announcementNew plant in Butte opens to develop production method

Officials turn out for ethanol announcementNew plant in Butte opens to develop production method

BUTTE - A little research plant here got a lot of attention Monday.

August 11, 2008 11:00 pmLoading…
Officials turn out for ethanol announcementNew plant in Butte opens to develop production method

Officials turn out for ethanol announcementNew plant in Butte opens to develop production method

Andy Foster, , left, chief operating officer of the new AE Biofuels research plant in Butte, speaks while Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., right, listens during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Foster said the plant will be a laboratory to refine ways of making cellulosic ethanol, which is a fuel make f…

August 11, 2008 11:00 pmLoading…

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