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August 25, 2014

US EPA sends long-awaited renewable fuels rule to White House

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, North AmericaThe EPA sent the proposed final rule for the 2014 RFS to the White House Office of Management and Budget late last week. The NBB's Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel urged a quick turnaround to get the biodiesel industry back on track. READ MORE

August 25, 2014

Year sees notable increase in UK renewable power, biodiesel use

BY Anna Simet Found In:Use, EuropeFrom Q1 2013 to Q1 2014, ethanol consumption rose by only 1.1 percent, from 190 to 192 million liters. Biodiesel, however, saw a much larger increase. Consumption rose by 52 percent, from 128 million liters in Q1 2013 to 195 million in Q1 2014. READ MORE

August 21, 2014

Canola genome sequence reveals evolutionary 'love triangle'

BY James Hataway, University of Georgia Found In:Feedstock, North AmericaAn international team of scientists including researchers from the University of Georgia recently published the genome of canola (Brassica napus) in the journal Science. Their discovery paves the way for improved versions of the plant. READ MORE

August 20, 2014

Biodiesel labeling rule clarified to Oregon motor fuel stations

BY Oregon Department of Agriculture Found In:Policy, Distribution, North AmericaThe Oregon Department of Agriculture has sent notices to approximately 417 retail fuel establishments throughout the state reminding them that diesel fuel blended with 6 to 20 percent biodiesel may not to be marketed as "diesel" fuel, by law. READ MORE

August 20, 2014

Renewable diesel reduces carbon footprint of major summer events

BY Neste Oil Corp. Found In:Use, EuropeNeste Oil's NEXBTL renewable diesel was used to generate electricity at two major events in Finland this summer: the Flow Festival in Helsinki (45 percent electricity generated from NEXBTL) and the Neste Oil Rally Helsinki Battle street circuit race. READ MORE

August 20, 2014

CEO of US Coachways embraces National Biodiesel Foundation

BY US Coachways Found In:Use, North AmericaEd Telmany, CEO of US Coachways, discussed the commitment his company has to the National Biodiesel Foundation, an organization dedicated to advancing popular support for biodiesel. Telmany has been proud to implement green travel policies. READ MORE

August 20, 2014

Oilman discusses biodiesel issues, distribution at CBC event

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Distribution, North AmericaThird-generation oilman Brian Potter spoke at the 2014 Collective Biodiesel Conference in Pittsboro, N.C., Aug. 14-17, about how Potter Oil & Tire Co. Inc. selects its biodiesel suppliers, and his company's views on the biodiesel industry. READ MORE

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