Algae News Wrap Up: U.S Politics Spotlight Algae

Biofuels Digest reports on algae’s appearance in the US Presidential race and the rhetoric of Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

New Net reports on Mary Rosenthal’s, address to US Congress and her evidence on the benefits of algal biofuels. Rosenthal argued for the commercial scalability and diversity, in regards to ethanol, biodiesel and biojet that can be derived from algae.

4-Traders reports that LAN Airlines and Air BP Copec have made the first commercial flight in South America using second generation biofuels. The flight, which operated between the Chilean cities of Santiago and Concepcion.