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COSTELLO and ZETON sign MOU

Modular Plant Design & Construction August 29, 2013 For Immediate Release R.C. Costello & Assoc., Inc and Zeton Inc signed a Memorandum of Understanding last month. COSTELLO has extensive front-end engineering, process modeling and design experience; and ZETON has specific … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Tax Credit Extended

As 2013 dawned and Americans went about their holiday traditions on New Year’s Day, thoughts of fiscal drop-offs, higher taxes and less spending money were on the minds of many. In the late hours of Jan. 1 though, Congress passed … Continue reading

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Sending in the Marines to Support Biofuels

The military has ambitious plans to move beyond oil and gas By Alex Morales and Louise Downing Fuels made from sources as diverse as plant waste, chicken fat, and old french-fry oil have been successfully used in diesel cars and … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Industry Applauds Job-Creating Tax Legislation

U.S. biodiesel producers today thanked a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House and Senate for introducing legislation to extend the biodiesel tax incentive for three years, a move that would support thousands of new U.S. jobs and spur economic … Continue reading

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The Time Has Come for Fischer-Tropsch

With the latest shale gas discovery in Texas (Eagle Ford Play) low cost natural should exist in the US for a long time.  With the widening gap between crude and natural gas prices the time has come to build Fischer-Tropsch … Continue reading

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Biogas Plant Air Permit Obtained

COSTELLO obtained the air permit for the biogas plant at Shiner Beer in Shiner, Texas.

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Algae biofuels could significantly reduce oil imports

According to current US legislation, biofuels will play a major role in our transportation future. By 2022, the Energy Independence and Security Act dictates that over 10 percent of our current petroleum consumption be replaced by biofuels, with over half … Continue reading

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BBQ fat served as usable biodiesel

  NEXT time you fire-up a barbecue at a public park you may be helping fuel a council truck. The fat that drips off your steaks and snags will be collected and sent to a biofuel plant where it will … Continue reading

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Explosion still a risk at Japan nuclear plant

  After stopping the leak of highly radioactive water from a crippled nuclear plant north of Tokyo, Japanese authorities have begun injecting nitrogen into part of the facility in order to prevent a hydrogen explosion. Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi … Continue reading

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