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32 BIXI bikes added to Green Bike program (video)
August 31, 2010

 
 
Photos of Jamie Bentley, Environmental Wellbeing coordinator, and BIXI bikes and station, by Tim Marsh, WSU Today
 
 
 


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PULLMAN – WSU’s Green Bike program has expanded its fleet from 40 to 72 bikes, including the addition of 32 new BIXI bicycles.
 
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LaCrosse farmer fuels equipment with his crop
August 9, 2010

 

 

 

 

LACROSSE, Wash. – When LaCrosse area farmer Steve Camp takes stock of his harvest later this year, he’ll measure at least part of it in gallons instead of bushels.

 

For the past three years, the fifth generation wheat and barley farmer has dedicated part of his operation to camelina, an oilseed crop as old as the pharaohs and one of the newest possibilities for sustainable biofuels production.

 

Last year, he grew camelina, had it crushed commercially and used it to run his Kubota tractor and Dodge pick-up. This past winter, he pressed some more of what he’d grown using … » More …

Professor named American Chemical Society fellow
July 19, 2010

PULLMAN – Yong Wang, Voiland Distinguished Professor in the Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, and associate director of the Institute for Interfacial Catalysis at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

 

Fellows are recognized for their exceptional accomplishments in chemical science and the profession, as well as their service to the ACS.

 

Wang, an internationally known researcher in the area of energy and renewable energy, joined WSU in 2009. He has a joint appointment with the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest … » More …

Aviation biofuel development takes off at WSU
July 13, 2010

Alaska Airline Boeing 737-800 (Photo courtesy of Alaska Airline)

 

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PULLMAN – A major WSU effort to develop aviation biofuel is underway with the announcement of a strategic initiative called the “Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest” project; the first of its kind in the U.S.  In partnership with Alaska Airlines, Boeing, the Port of Seattle, The Port of Portland, and Spokane International Airport, the project will look at biomass options within a four-state region as possible sources for creating renewable jet fuel.

 

“This really is … » More …