The Department of Transportation paid UOP $11,000 a gallon last year to make 100 gallons for delivery this year. The Navy paid Albemarle $4,454.55 a gallon in February to deliver 55 gallons sometime this year. Neither of those prices include the cost of making the biobutanol via wood chip pyrolysis in the first place.
Tropical Storm Isaac remains at 40 MPH, and it mostly depends on Cuba to safeguard the Republican National Convention. As shown below, the projection is for Isaac to attain hurricane strength after leaving that country, but now moving further into the Gulf of Mexico:
Tropical Storm Joyce follows right behind, but is expected to turn north into the mid-Atlantic.
In the West Pacific, the eye of Typhoon Tembin, at 120 MPH, will very shortly slam into the East Coast of Taiwan, and appears to be going through some strange moves. The rainfall could be catastrophic if the storm just circles the country:
Meanwhile, soon to become Super Typhoon Bolaven, now at 120 MPH, will dangerously threaten Naha, Okinawa as a Category 4, then move towards Cheju Island, Korea: