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EPA Decision Should Signal End to Ethanol Subsidies and Trade Protection
WASHINGTON, DC, October 13, 2010 - In response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision today to allow 15% ethanol blends for 2007 and later model vehicles, an increase from the current 10% blend already approved for all vehicles, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement. It should be attributed to Joel Velasco, UNICA’s Chief Representative in North America.
International expertise will help build consensus as EC begins consultation period on Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC)
BRUSSELS, August 3, 2010 - Brazilian sugarcane ethanol industry calls for transparency and solid scientific consensus in discussion on ILUC
Commission's biofuel sustainability criteria shows commitment but fails to provide clear guidance for industry
BRUSSELS, June 10, 2010 - Brazilian sugarcane ethanol industry calls for increased clarity around biofuels sustainability rules as industry moves forward with certification scheme
More Than 23,000 Trees Planted in Brazil to Offset Emissions of IZOD IndyCar Season Opener
SAO PAULO, May 28, 2010 - All carbon emissions connected with the opening race of the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series season – the São Paulo 300, held on a street course in Brazil’s largest city on March 14, will be compensated by more than 23,580 trees planted at the largest sugarcane processing mill in the world. The trees were planted based on a study by an independent consultancy, which quantified emissions produced by the São Paulo race and estimated the number of trees needed to offset those emissions.

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