PREMIUMJokowi’s plan to use B40 biodiesel by 2021 difficult to realize: Experts

Log in with your social account Linkedin Forgot Password ? Topics : Facebook Google LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Experts have expressed doubt about President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s plan to increase the palm oil content in biodiesel to 40 percent on a mass scale by next year from 30 percent at present. They say producers may fail to meet the increase in demand and the quality standards.Indonesian Bioenergy Expert Association (IKABI) chairman Tatang Herman said it would take more than a year to prepare for the processing facilities to enable them to meet the technical requirements to produce biodiesel with 40 percent palm oil content.“The preparation for B30 started back in 2014, and the regulation was issued in 2015. That provides a lot of time for producers to prepare. However, the decision to upgrade to B40 is way too sudden,” he said in a public discussion on Friday.In January, Indonesia began the mandatory use of B30 biodiesel, which contains 30 percent … Indonesia biodiesel palm-oil B30-mandatory-policy B40-fuel exports EU IKABI read more

Efforts to construct a new Wesley High School has suffered another setback

first_img Share Tweet 20 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! LocalNews Efforts to construct a new Wesley High School has suffered another setback by: – July 8, 2011center_img Share Share Present location of Wesley High School. Photo credit: Flickr.comChairperson of the Methodist School Board Reverend Calvin Greenaway says land earmarked for the construction of the Wesley High School has been deemed inappropriate.He told a graduation ceremony that after many years of trying “we still are not able to say that a new Wesley High school is around the corner. There have been many setbacks and only a few weeks ago we learnt of another setback. The biggest happen to be allocation of the land,” he said.He said “we have gone through many locations which we have signed off on with government but each one was earmarked for something else that somebody had missed,”He said many are losing hope but they should hold on.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more

Rosemary E. Walterman, 66

first_imgRosemary E. Walterman, 66, Greensburg passed away on July 29, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.  She was born April 24, 1950 in Greensburg to Charles R. and Geraldine A. (Bradley) Wilson.  Rosemary graduated from Greensburg High School in 1968.  She worked for Decatur County Memorial Hospital in the Medical Records Department, she was the warehouse manager for Rust Wholesale, and she retired in 2015 from Great State American Lawnmowers of Shelbyville.  She was also a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Rosemary was married to Clarence Keith Walterman on June 22, 1968 and he preceded her in death on May 19, 1992.  Rosemary is survived by her mother; Geraldine Wilson, two sons; Gregory Keith (Angela Sue) Walterman, Shawn Eric (Cassandra) Walterman, two daughters; Wendi Adele (Melvin Bush) Moore, Julie Ann (Brad) Weber, six brothers; Charles (Linda) Wilson, Donald (Mary Beth) Wilson, Paul (Jill) Wilson, John (Lori) Wilson, William (Lisa) Wilson, Michael (Jeni) Wilson, three sisters; Susan (Steve) Henry, Sandra Loudin, Angela Wilson, 8 grandchildren; Ashley Cutter, Brendan Cutter, Emily Walterman, Tyler Walterman, Landon Moore, Carsyn Moore, Ethan Walterman, Logan Walterman, 3 great grandchildren; Alivia Cutter, Oliver Cutter, and Cooper Marcoux.  She was preceded in death by her father; Charles Wilson, husband; Clarence Walterman, and a sister; Joanne Johnson, son-in-law; Darryl Moore.  A Rosary Service will start at 3:30 pm on Tuesday at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home followed by visitation from 4-8:00pm.  A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, August 3 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Rev. John Meyer officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.  Memorials can be made to the family.  Online condolences can be made at www.popfuneralhome.comlast_img read more

Syracuse heads to Georgetown looking to avenge Carrier Dome loss, end regular season on high note

first_img Published on March 9, 2013 at 12:42 am Contact Chris: [email protected] | @chris_iseman Facebook Twitter Google+ The emotions and hype surrounding Syracuse’s final Big East regular season game at Georgetown could be exactly what the Orange needs. It’s the final chance to hit the outside shots that SU has routinely missed in recent games. It’s the final chance to find some momentum heading into the postseason. And it’s the final chance to exact revenge against Georgetown on the Hoyas’ home court.All of it puts the onus on Syracuse to play well.“I think the good thing is, we’ve got a couple of days and we’ve got a very difficult game with Georgetown that I think is what we need,” head coach Jim Boeheim said after Syracuse’s 78-57 win over DePaul on Wednesday. “We need to play that kind of game and try to get better.”Not a whole lot has gone well for the Orange in the final stretch of the season. Syracuse has lost three of its last four games, and its latest win came over a DePaul team that’s a nonfactor in the Big East. Even then, the Orange shot only 38.8 percent from the field. To beat No. 5 Georgetown (23-5, 13-4 Big East) on Saturday at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., No. 17 Syracuse is going to have find some rhythm from the perimeter, crash the offensive glass and find a way to slow down Otto Porter. If the Orange does all of that, it can be in good position to beat Georgetown in the final Big East regular season game between the two teams.The Hoyas are on a roll, and have lost only one of their last 12 games, though that did come against unranked Villanova on Saturday. Still, Georgetown has surged up the rankings after beginning the season unranked.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe one constant for the Hoyas has been Porter, who dropped 33 points and hit five 3-pointers in Georgetown’s win over Syracuse on Feb. 23 in the Carrier Dome. Porter simply dominated that game, stunning the record crowd of 35,012 and silencing it with jaw-dropping shots from all over the floor.So the Orange’s defense has to close out on Porter. He’s difficult to defend because he can hit shots from the paint, the high post or out on the arc. Porter’s active and sneaks behind defenders to work for open looks, giving defenses headaches in the process.“In a couple situations we had a defensive breakdown, we didn’t find him,” Boeheim said after Porter lit up the Carrier Dome court on Feb. 23.Georgetown’s offense revolves around Porter, who’s averaging 16.6 points per game. The second-leading scorer is Markel Starks with 12.2 points per game.Four of Syracuse’s five starters score more than Starks. So Georgetown’s offense, which ranks second to last in the Big East in scoring at 65.1 points per game, is not dominant. But when Porter’s hitting his shots, he can singlehandedly lead the Hoyas to a victory. They only shot 35.2 percent against SU, but still managed to win the game.The Orange’s offense, though, hasn’t been much better. Syracuse’s shooting woes have continued on in this most recent stretch that’s seen the Orange go 1-3 in its last four games.Shots from the perimeter aren’t falling with nearly enough consistency, and SU still isn’t getting much production from its centers at the offensive end of the floor. Syracuse crashed the offensive glass hard against DePaul on Wednesday, which gave it plenty of opportunities for second-chance points.Boeheim said Wednesday it’s a case of good news, bad news. The good news for the Orange is that it’s been getting offensive rebounds. The bad news is that’s getting them because so many shots are clanking off the rim. Still, it could be a winning formula for Syracuse as its offense struggles.“It’s just about having the mentality of getting every rebound,” forward James Southerland said. “If we do that, and crash the offensive boards, we’re going to get a lot more possessions out of it.”Syracuse has the chance to end its regular season on a winning note by correcting everything that’s gone wrong in recent games.Hit shots, grab rebounds, and close out on shooters – especially Porter.In its final game of the regular season, in its final chance to avenge its Feb. 23 loss to the Hoyas, Syracuse can still manage to head into the postseason on a high note.“If we make the extra effort every play though,” guard Brandon Triche said, “then we are going to be in a good position.” Commentslast_img read more