09/10/2014 David Blume Featured in the Movie "PUMP"

David Blume hits the road in support of PUMP the movie premier Events with panels and talks on transforming our energy matrix to CLean, locally produced carbohydrate, starch and sugar waste-to-Fuel Solutions

Santa Cruz, CA — September 10, 2014. Blume Distillation LLC, a leading provider of appropriate-scale, alcohol fuel production systems, announced today its support for and participation in premier events for the release of PUMP the movie. PUMP is a new release from filmmakers Josh and Rebecca Tickell and focuses on alternative energy solutions.

PUMP the movie was declared “A must see movie that jump-starts an important conversation about the crippling costs of our oil addiction,” by  Peter Lehner,  Executive Director, National Resource Defense Council, (NRDC). The film features interviews, ideas and solutions from top energy experts including David Blume: author, biofuels pioneer and Blume Distillation CEO, John Hofmeister: former President of Shell Oil US, Elon Musk: CEO of Tesla Motors and Peter Goldmark: former president of the Rockefeller Foundation. Additionally, PUMP features many other industry, political and environmental leaders. The film trailer can be viewed at: www.pumpthemovie.com.

The devastating environmental impact of continued fossil fuels usage, combined with the ever-rising cost of extraction continues to focus global attention on the need for a fundamental transformation to a zero emission, locally produced, low-cost and renewable replacement fuel,” said David Blume, founder and CEO of Blume Distillation. “In a very accessible way, PUMP the movie, helps explain how right now we have the ability to change our energy future and how we can all easily help end our oil addiction, change the rules of the game and open the market to cleaner, cheaper, American made fuels.”


Blume will be participating in PUMP the movie Premier events with more dates pending:

Friday and Saturday, September 19th and 20th: Los Angeles, CA at the Laemmle Royal Theater

11523 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Saturday, September 20th: Los Angeles, CA at the Alt Car Expo at the Santa Monica Civic Center, 1855 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90401-3209 • 310-458-8551

Friday, September 26th: Santa FE, NM at the Center for Contemporary Arts, 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa FE NM

On Saturday September 20, Blume joins fellow panelist: moderator Rick Sikes, Fleet Superintendent for the City of Santa Monica, CA, John Brackett, Auto Engineer and Enthusiast and Eyal Aronoff, Co-Founder, Freedom Foundation, for a panel discussion on alternative fuel options. The talk takes place at 3:00pm at the Alt Car Expo in the Santa Monica Civic Center. The event runs Friday and Saturday at the Santa Monica Civic Center, 1855 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90401.

As stated by Chip Comins, Chair and CEO of AREI, “Blume Distillation provides some of the most exciting developments in biofuels addressing carbon issues. Company founder David Blume has designed a solution to reduce carbon and increase economic and environmental benefits on a local scale that is unparalleled.”

About PUMP the movie

The film is presented and distributed by Submarine Deluxe, in association with Fuel Freedom Foundation and iDeal Film Partners. Created by filmmakers Josh and Rebecca TIckell and narrated by Jason Bateman please click this link or visit http://www.pumpthemovie.com/ for more details

About Blume Distillation LLC

Blume Distillation LLC is a leading provider of world-class, appropriate-scale biorefinery/distillation solutions to produce alcohol fuel from a diversity of available waste and surplus resources. The company is a technology partner of the United Nations’ Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, and works with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Partnership for Clean Indoor Air (PCIA), the Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the Department of Energy’s Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) to help solve one of the most pressing economic, social and environmental challenges of our time: the need for localized, renewable and clean energy. For information visit BlumeDistillation.com.

Media Contact: Tom Harvey V.P., Blume Distillation LLC, + 01 (831) 722-1012 x105, tharvey@blumedistillation.com.

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