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Ethanol maker VeraSun files for bankruptcy

A sign of trouble in the ethanol business, VeraSun seeks bankruptcy protection after a rapid decline in corn prices and a misplaced bet on feedstock purchases.

By November 3, 2008

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Green news harvest: Mergers squeeze ethanol, solar

Consolidation comes to green tech: Oil refiner Valero snaps up the ethanol refineries of bankrupt VeraSun while solar developer Recurrent Energy buys another company's project pipeline.

By March 19, 2009

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Green news harvest: Ethanol shake-out looms

Corn ethanol firms talk merger, clean-tech researcher predicts a shift to quality in investments, and Calgary researchers develop a CO2 "air scrubber."

By November 26, 2008

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Ethanol start-up Mascoma sheds staffers

To "get ahead of" future challenges brought by capital market turmoil, second-generation ethanol company lays off president and other executives in an effort to preserve cash.

By November 14, 2008

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CNET News Daily Podcast: Why e-voting's still a mess

In 2002, President Bush signed legislation to avoid a repeat of the "hanging chad" fiasco of the 2000 elections. But as the U.S. heads to the polls, worries about e-voting still linger.

By November 3, 2008

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Rising corn costs raise ethanol concerns

Following an investment boom, analyst voices worries over the impact of falling corn prices on ethanol makers.

By May 8, 2007

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Green news harvest: Algae progress, corn ethanol woes

Algae demonstration plant in Colorado, Pacific Ethanol's quarterly loss, a peek at a quiet clean-tech energy investor, using biomass from Hurricane Ike instead of coal, Fisker expands in Michigan, and the ethanol "blend wall."

By November 11, 2008

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A Dickensian view of clean-tech financing

There's plenty of enthusiasm for funding the latest green-tech or alternative-fuel company. The problem is the economy stinks, and doesn't look like it will improve anytime soon.

By January 23, 2009

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Imperium Renewables delays IPO plans

Weeks after losing its CEO, the biodiesel maker withdraws plans for its public offering.

By January 3, 2008