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Biofuels maker says airlines worried about survival, not CO2

Aircraft
Aircraft

By Nichola Groom

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. airlines are too worried about survival to address the big impact their planes are having on the environment, the company behind the world’s first commercial bio jet fuel plant said on Tuesday.

Solena Group, which is developing a facility in California to make renewable jet fuel from municipal waste, is banking on the European Union’s proposal to cap airlines’ emissions of greenhouse gases to drive demand for its product. Continue reading Biofuels maker says airlines worried about survival, not CO2

Boeing set to unveil 787 amid order flurry

Boeing 787
Boeing 787

By Bill Rigby Sun Jul 8, 3:35 PM ET

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Boeing Co. prepared to unveil the first carbon-composite 787 Dreamliner on Sunday amid a flurry of 55 new orders for the lightweight, fuel efficient plane.

European, Middle Eastern and Australian carriers trumpeted new purchases at various Boeing events in Seattle, as the plane maker got ready to host 15,000 or so employees, customers and suppliers at its nearby Everett, Washington, plant. Continue reading Boeing set to unveil 787 amid order flurry