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From Field Corn to Ethanol to Fueling a Pump Near You

CGB's Goal Is to Enhance the Local Economy and Community by Working Every Day to Improve the Plant and Its Process to Be Part of the Solution to the Country's Energy Needs

By Carbon Green BioEnergy, LLC

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10/10/2008

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Bad Human/System Relationships Can Quite Literally Blow Up in Everyone's Face

03/04/2010

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01/08/2008

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01/10/2013

Saving Energy at the Swimming Pool with VFDs

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05/05/2008

Safety, Security and Complex Systems in Critical Infrastructure Protection

The Global Critical Infrastructure Is Made Up of Complex Systems Which Are, In Turn, Made Up of Complex Systems Made Up of Simpler Systems

09/23/2009

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08/07/2009

Safety Life-Cycle Planning

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05/04/2008

SEMS After Deepwater Horizon

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08/25/2011

Robust Security Designed into WirelessHART

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09/16/2013

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10/22/2013

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