We haven’t had a get-together since last February's Midwest Bioeconomy and Safer Products Summit, so it’s high time to reconnect with the Minnesota Green Chemistry Forum. With five years in our rear view mirror, the Forum’s Steering Committee has been assessing where we’ve been and what we should be doing to most effectively advance green chemistry in practice and policy.
Join us for a discussion of the MN Green Chemistry Forum’s future – our projects, networking events, goals and more. Hear about and discuss:
Mike Ritzenthaler, a Piper Jaffray analyst, covers Gevo Inc. The Colorado-based biofuels company is starting to make isobutanol at a converted ethanol plant in Luverne, Minn. Corn-based isobutanol is a potentially more lucrative alcohol than ethanol, but production had halted for eight months as the company corrected production problems.