Velocys announces construction complete at ENVIA’s GTL plant

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Velocys plc announced that construction of ENVIA Energy’s GTL plant in Oklahoma City is now complete. Additional equity ownership units and voting rights were granted to the Company as part of the terms of the loan agreement and Velocys sought and gained greater operational management involvement in the project. On-site loading of catalyst into the Fischer-Tropsch reactors has been completed by Velocys with support from its partner Mourik.

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US DOE Awards $300 Million in Clean Cities Grants to Support Alternative Fuels, Vehicles, and Infrastructure Development

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Geographical distribution of Clean Cities Recovery Act awards. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 25 cost-share projects under the Clean Cities program that will be funded with nearly $300 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Like the Recovery Act-funded projects, the annual Clean Cities projects include grants for vehicles, infrastructure, and education. Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition, Inc.’s

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Amtrak test of B20 snags TIME recognition

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The Heartland Flyer operates daily between Oklahoma City and Fort Worth. Amtrak received a $274,000 grant from the Federal Railroad Administration to carry out the research project in partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (Okla. DOT) on the train operated by Amtrak with state support from both Oklahoma and Texas.

CleanFUEL USA Secures $12.9 Million from US DOE for 100+ Propane Refueling Stations

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million in two stimulus grants to CleanFUEL USA to establish more than 100 liquid propane (autogas) refueling stations in major US cities in coordination with CleanFUEL USA partners, including ConocoPhillips. Other supporting partners include the Texas State Technical College, the Central Texas Clean Cities Coalition, Rush Truck Centers, 16 additional area Clean Cities Coalitions and the Propane Education and Research Council.

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Are Hybrids Shockingly Risky?

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Earlier this week I was glued to CNN as they showed Live coverage of a flood in Oklahoma City. million grant from the U.S. For the past several weeks a leading headline in local and national news has been flooding.

President Obama Outlines Vision and Plan for US High-Speed Passenger Rail System; $13B to Start

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By late summer, the Federal Railroad Administration will begin awarding the first round of grants. Japan’s Shinkansen links most major cities at speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h).). South Central Corridor (Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, Little Rock).

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Obama outlines plans for high-speed rail system

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The plan, which identifies $8billion provided in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, as well as $1billion for five years requested in the federal budget, will begin in late summer when the Federal Railroad Administration begins awarding the first round of grants. Chicago Hub Network( Chicago, Milwaukee, Twin Cities, St. Louis, Kansas City, Detroit, Toledo, Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Louisville). Empire Corridor (New York City, Albany, Buffalo).