Information about biofuels and bioenergy in the state of Nebraska in the United States.
- 11-13 March 2008, Lincoln, Neb.: 4th National 25x'25 Renewable Energy Summit - "Bringing the Vision to Life: Win-Win Solutions for America's Energy Future" (Themes: renewable energy, 25x'25 campaign)
- 12-14 August 2008, Omaha, Nebraska: 21st American Coalition for Ethanol Conference and Tradeshow.
- 7 states fight California rule over ethanol carbon scores 19 March 2012 by Adam Belz for USA TODAY: "A California rule assigning higher carbon scores to fuel produced outside the state has drawn the ire of the ethanol industry and the Midwestern states that produce most of the ethanol in the U.S."
- "At least seven states — Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota and South Dakota— are opposing California's effort to enforce the mandate, which critics say threatens the renewable fuels business in the nation's grain belt."
- "In December, a federal judge blocked California's Air Resources Board from enforcing the regulation, which encourages refiners to blend gasoline with ethanol produced in Brazil or California. The California rule considers Midwestern ethanol to have a larger carbon footprint. The judge said the rule unconstitutionally interferes with interstate commerce. California officials are appealing the decision."
- "The rule hinges on the concept of indirect land use change, Thorne said. The idea is that if farmers in the U.S. sell their grain for ethanol, farmers in other parts of the world must grow more corn for the food supply, pumping more carbon into the atmosphere, he said."
- "Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning, who said the regulation threatens $1.3 billion in annual ethanol sales from his state alone, called the indirect land use change a 'highly controversial and undeveloped theory,' in a brief signed by attorneys general from five other states."
- Ethanol Fuels Jumps in Nebraska Agricultural Land Values - 21 March 2007 by the University of Nebraska Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, reports that "Nebraska farm real estate market values and cash rent rates show sizable increases across the state" due largely to "sharply higher cash corn and soybean prices fueled by ethanol expansion toward the end of 2006".
- Governors’ Ethanol Coalition
- Nebraska 25x'25 Alliance
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