NEWS
Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:34 AM CDT

OAKHURST, N.J. (DTN) -- Aemetis, Inc. is restarting production at the company's 60 million gallon per year ethanol facility in Keyes, Calif., after completion of planned maintenance and preparations for production of advanced biofuel under recent Environmental Protection Agency rulings.

The plant will start up using corn as the principal feedstock, with grain sorghum or a feedstock blend used after startup to maximize operating income, the company said.

In December 2012, EPA approved use of grain sorghum feedstock along with biogas in a combined heat and power system to produce an advanced biofuel containing approximately 50% lower carbon content than ...

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