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Why Algae
Thomas Fingar “National Intelligence Assessment on the National Security Implications of Global Climate Change to 2030” Statement for the Record before House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming. June 25, 2008.

National Security Consequences of U.S. Oil Dependency”, Task Force Report, Council on Foreign Relations, 2006.

Is Algae the Energy Future,” Securing America’s Future Energy Intelligence Report, Vol. 2 Issue 13, August 5, 2009.

Algae Basics
The Phycological Society of America. Founded in 1946, the PSA promotes research and teaching in all fields of Phycology. The society publishes the Journal of Phycology and the Phycological Newsletter.

Catie Ryan. “Cultivating Clean Energy: The Promise of Algae Biofuels,” Report by the Natural Resources Defense Council. October 2009.
John Sheehan, Terri Dunahay, John Benemann, and Paul Roessler.

A Look Back at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Aquatic Species Program: Biodiesel from Algae,” National Renewable Energy Laboratory, July 1998.

Algae Fuels
Algae-based Fuel Tests

A USDA Regional Roadmap to Meeting the Biofuels Goals of the Renewable Fuels Standard by 2022,” USDA Biofuels Strategic Production Report. June 23, 2010.

EPA Lifecycle Analysis of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Renewable Fuels, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regulatory Announcement, February 2010.

Dexin Lou, Zushou Hu, Dong Gu Shoi, Valerie M. Thomas, Matthew J Realff, and Ronald R. Chance. “Life Cycle Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Ethanol Production Process Based on Blue-Green Algae,” Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 44, No. 22, 2010.

National Algal Biofuel Technology Roadmap, U.S. Department of Energy Biomass Program, June 28, 2010.

J. Alan Weber. “Feedstock Supplies for U.S. Biodiesel Production,” MARC-IV Consulting, Inc. January 2009.

Other Products
Algae Opens Door to Producing Healthier Food,” USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, November 2007.

Riggs Eckelberry. “Aglae—Food or Chemical Grade?” Algae Industry Magazine, May 2011.

Ariel Schwartz. “How an Algae Biofuel Company Ended Up in the Cosmetics Business,” Fast Company, March 7, 2011.

Algae Industry
Algae-Based Biofuels Attract Incentives and Investments, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. September 14, 2009.

Joshua Kagan. “Third and Fourth Generation Biofuels: Technologies, Markets and Economics Through 2015,” GTM Research, June 2010.

Mackinnon Lawrence, Clint Wheelock. “Algae-Based Biofuels Demand Drivers, Policy Issues, Emerging Technologies, Key Industry Players, and Global Market Forecasts Pike Research,” Pike Research, 2010.

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