Environmental Permitting in Renewable Fuels

What does an environmental permitting expert do?   Most large projects, both domestic and overseas, must complete some form of Environmental Impact Study (EIS).   The general scope and format of an EIS is government-mandated and is intended to identify and mitigate all forms of environmental impacts.   The EIS process typically takes a year or more, and…

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Scale-Up of Emerging Biofuel Technologies

ScaleUp of Emerging Biofuels Technologies? INTRODUCTION: The continued interest in advanced biofuels has produced numerous exciting technical advances on the laboratory, pilot and demonstration scales.  However, attempts to translate these small scale successes into commercial technologies have been less successful.   It is easy to blame lower oil and natural gas prices and opposition from special…

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