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It's Not Science, but it Matters!

In the News ...

With energy in the news these days, CAER is being called upon often for explanations, interviews, and general news coverage. We welcome the opportunity to share our research, knowledge, and results with the general public. From this perspective, below are listings of some of the recent, current, and upcoming news items, regarding the CAER.

B.K. Parekh and Darrell Taulbee

B.K. Parkeh and Darrell Taulbee in
the Lane Report

  • Briquetting biomass and coal waste for fuel (BK Parekh, Darrell Taulbee, and Rick Honaker (Dept. of Mining Engineering)
  • Briquetting biomass as an alternative fuel source (Mike Montrose, Steve Shearer ((Dept. of Biosystems & Ag.Engr.)), Darrell Taulbee and Rodney Andrews)
  • New catalysts and processes for biodiesel production; and Bio-oil Upgrading ((Mark Crocker and Czarena Crofchek (Dept. of Biosystems & Ag.Engr.))
  • A WYMT-TV reporter interviewed Fischer-Tropsch expert Burt Davis recently. The story will be included on the CAER web site and it is aired on WYMT and WKYT news.

Educational Outreach ...

We have pulled together many energy education web sites and offer them to our stakeholders for viewing. If you go to: you will find energy-education sites for kids, teachers, and the general public. In addition, there are cool links to science fair projects. Lastly, various federal government agencies have more serious educational and informational sites, which are included. If you know of additional links that should be added, please let us know. (