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November 13, 2017,

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OTTAWA – The single biggest element of Canada’s national emissions reduction plan might not be unveiled on time. A year ago, the federal government announced plans to develop a national clean fuels standard to reduce harmful emissions. It was supposed to start with consultations in the spring and then follow up with the framework this fall... by Canadian Press.

Nov. 6, 2017 – Today Allnorth and FPInnovations announced a strategic partnership of two of the industry’s leading players that will bring a new level of innovation and added value to pulp and paper clients throughout North America. The new partnership, announced at the TAPPI PEERS New Technology Showcase, will allow a larger number of pulp and paper organizations to benefit from an integrated solution toward energy management… by Allnorth

MONTREALNov. 7, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a world leading waste-to-biofuels and renewable chemicals producer, announced it has received approval from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to sell cellulosic ethanol produced at its Edmonton, ABCanada facility under the U.S. Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS)… by Enerkem

Nov. 8, 2017 – Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) has commenced a COMM SCI project with Advanced Chemical Technologies Inc. (AChT), Waterloo, Ont., that will see AChT complete technical and economic feasibility studies to address commercial barriers to construct a green methanol commercial scale demonstration facility in Sarnia, Ont., by late 2020… by Bioindustrial Innovation Canada.

Ensyn uses its patented and proprietary RTP fast thermal technology to convert wood residues and other non-food, cellulosic biomass to liquid biofuels. Ensyn has had continuous commercial operations for more than 25 years.  Its technology has produced over 37 million gallons of renewable fuels and chemicals in over 160,000 hours of successful plant operation… by Robert Graham