Wednesday, March 23, 2011 (3:21pm)
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Pictured here, plots of halophytes, a salt-tolerant energy crop, are shown during agronomy testing in the United Arab Emirates. Boeing is working with researchers, governments and environmental groups around the world to develop sustainability standards for plant-derived aviation fuel. The effort is part of aviation’s strategy for lowering its carbon emissions.