STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Farmers look to add butanol as biofuel
By Don Davis
Minnesota farmers soon could produce a new biofuel, butanol.
We see Minnesota as being a tremendous place to produce butanol, said Adam Schubert of Butamax, a company formed by BP Petro... Posted on 2/27/13 at 6:29 PM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! What are the synthetic drugs in our area?
There has been a lot of talk about synthetic drug use in our area recently. Two teen-aged males died apparently from overdosing on synthetic drugs in the month of June. These were two separate cases.
... Posted on 6/28/12 at 3:24 PM
As of midnight, it will be illegal in Minnesota to have or sell synthetic drugs, including fake marijuana, bath salts and other chemicals, like the one blamed in a mass overdose that killed a 19-year-old last spring.
His friends told him the high was like cocaine. "They said it gave you energy, just makes you want to go," said Justin, a student at Harmony Learning Center, an alternative high school in the north metro area. The 18-year-old wanted to see for himself.
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