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UK researchers launch $2 million project to study sulfur problem in biofuel production, reduce pollution

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky Sulfur found in biofuel feedstock poses serious problems to the industry, because it causes pollution, is toxic to the catalyst and corrosive to biorefinery equipment. A national group of scientists and industry partners led by researchers at the University of Kentucky is studying ways to reduce sulfur levels in pine byproducts used to produce biofuels. Pine byproducts,...

EKU forms Historic Home Preservation Committee to evaluate best uses for several historic properties

Eastern Kentucky University has established a Historic Home Preservation Committee that is studying and evaluating the best uses for several historic properties owned by the university. The committee was created to examine the historical context of several properties owned by EKU for possible use by both the university and local community, and to identify immediate needs regarding stabilization of...

Kentucky Society of CPAs offers applications for Educational Foundation scholarships

  The Kentucky Society of CPAs is accepting applications for its Educational Foundation scholarships now through Feb. 9.   Students studying accounting at Kentucky-based colleges and universities are eligible to apply for the scholarships. For more information, criteria or an online application, click