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Biodiesel producers could help clean the Gulf; ethanol is unwelcome in VA

CytoSol Biosolvent in use – Click above to watch video after the jump

The Oil Drum presents one vision of the oilpocalypse in the Gulf

BP and the US government haven't been as forthcoming with details about the company's oil spill as some of us would like. Lack of clear information often breeds speculation, and what follows is certainly speculation. That being said, those of us who write for ABG and you, our readers, often deal with absolutes: the most efficient battery design, the fastest charge time, the largest miles-per-gallon number. So we can't help but wonder, what is the absolute worst case scenario for the BP oil spill

CalCars: President Obama should create "Drive Star," would cut oil use in half by 2020

The ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues to have a tremendous impact on not only the local environment but our national discussion as well. Our friend Felix Kramer, founder of CalCars, was particularly emotionally hit by the mess and is using the opportunity to speak about some of the bigger issues relating to oil use, transportation and terrorism. One example:

Video: Hay, here's a great idea how to clean up the BP oil spill

CW Roberts employees demonstrating hay's ability to remove oil from water – click above to watch the video

Sunk Gulf oil rig spilling up to 5,000 barrels of crude every day

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is going from bad to worse. It seems only a week ago that we were told the mess wasn't all that bad, but now that oil is leaking out at a rate about five time faster than expected – up to 5,000 barrels of oil a day from three different leaks about a mile underwater – a lot of government officials like Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and President Barack Obama are pushing for big help, fast. Jindal declared a state of emergency and the feds have sent a