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February 2012

An innovative algae biofuels company favored by Obama's Energy Department was also once a darling of Dow Chemical.
But Florida's Algenol Biofuels ended its partnership with Dow in 2010, shifting its pilot project from Dow facilities in Freeport,…

Obama Aims Lower In Greening Federal Fleet

Electric and hybrid-electric cars enjoyed the limelight last March, when President Obama called for all new federal vehicles to run on alternative fuels by 2015. Eleven months later, it looks like new cars in the federal fleet will still burn fossil…

Obama's Favorite Algae Company

President Obama's reference to algae in his Thursday energy speech drew flak over the weekend from Newt Gingrich, who called it "weird" before calling algal biofuel "a terrific concept." But Obama had political reasons to promote algae in Florida,…