Environmental Compliance for Bio Facilities

Environmental compliance has become an increasingly significant part of bio facility operations and planning. Frequently, the operation of a facility is dependent on complying with regulatory programs and laws at both the state and federal level. Environmental permits are often a critical path to authorizing construction and operation of new or modified facilities. Once environmental…

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Biofuels Consultants

What do biofuels consultants do?  The term “biofuels” refers to a fuel produced through a mainstream biological process like agriculture (as opposed to fuels that are produced through a geological process like coal or petroleum). Biofuels are normally derived directly from plants, or indirectly from agricultural, commercial, domestic, and/or industrial wastes. Biodiesel and ethanol are…

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Carbon Intensity

Carbon intensity (CI), sometimes used interchangeably with emission intensity, refers to the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per unit of product such as fuels, electrical power, or materials. The CI is calculated on a life cycle bases such that it includes the emissions associated with the production of materials and fuels used in the process.  (Actually,…

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Expert Witness in Biofuels Insurance

Expert witness in biofuels insurance matters? In bioeconomy litigation involving insurance issues arising from the operations and/or equipment in biofuels plants (ethanol, biodiesel, renewable diesel, and jet fuels), renewable chemicals, or the chemical or fuel processes themselves (like pyrolysis, gasification, and torrefaction), the expert witness becomes critical.  The experts in these matters can opine about…

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