Posts Tagged ‘bioenergy’

Tacker gets five years for biofuels scam

by Published: July 20,2010

Tags: bioenergy, courts, scam

ABERDEEN — William T. “Tommy” Tacker has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for defrauding the U.S. Department of Agriculture out of $2.8 million in bioenergy subsidy money for a plant in Mississippi. Tacker was convicted in February in federal court in Aberdeen. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports U.S. District Judge Glen H. […] [...]

Rentech named one of year’s best

by Published: January 8,2010

Tags: bioenergy, energy, manufacturing, media

ADAMS COUNTY — Rentech Inc. has been named a company of the year by Biofuels Digest for advancement in the commercialization of renewable fuels. Biofuels Digest editor Jim Lane said, “The Digest readership and the editors have been amazed by the progress this year in aviation biofuels in general, and by Rentech in particular. The […] [...]

BlueFire makes ’50 Hottest’ list again

by Published: December 10,2009

Tags: bioenergy, energy, media, renewable energy

FULTON — BlueFire Ethanol Fuels Inc., a California-based company that is proposing to build an ethanol refinery in Fulton in Northeast Mississippi, has been ranked number 19 on the Biofuels Digest list of the “50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy;” the company’s second consecutive year in the top 20. “Having voters rank BlueFire Ethanol among the […] [...]

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