May 2015

LanzaTech $46 million investment

Taiwan-based China Steel Corp. (CSC) has approved a $46 million capital investment in a LanzaTech commercial ethanol facility. The approval follows the successful demonstration of the company's carbon recycling platform at the White Biotech (WBT) Demonstration Plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, which uses steel mill off gases for ethanol production.

Oakton CTA Station Exceeds Expectations

With nearly three years of operation under its belt, "the Yellow Line's Oakton station has far exceeded  boarding expectations" according to Steve Marciani, a Planning Supervisor with the Village of Skokie. "The station has surpassed 2020 projections", Marciani elaborated. For 2014, boardings at the Oakton station reached 301,125, an increase of 6.3% over the previous year.