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The LCFS re-adoption and its possible repercussions

BY John Sens Found In:Policy, North AmericaDue to legal actions that were concluded in 2013, California Air Resources Board is re-adopting the regulation to address the court's ruling. CARB took this opportunity as a chance to update the regulations and to implement program improvements. READ MORE

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Biodiesel industry seeks to reverse Argentina import decision

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, Feedstock, Distribution, North America, Latin AmericaIn a petition filed March with U.S. EPA, the National Biodiesel Board cited the lack of public comment on the agency's decision and little transparency regarding the plans Argentinian producers can use to demonstrate compliance with the RFS. READ MORE

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BDI-BioEnergy Int'l: Order delays negatively impact financials

BY BDI-BioEnergy International AG Found In:Business, EuropeBDI-BioEnergy International AG reported a decline in revenues of 53.9 percent to 16.3 million euros in the 2014 financial year. The reason for this was the delay in the implementation of two major biodiesel projects in Croatia and the Netherlands. READ MORE

March 30, 2015

Methes to install its first PP-MEC pretreatment system in Ontario

BY Methes Energies International Ltd. Found In:Feedstock, Production, North AmericaThe buyer, Drain Bros., will become the first facility in the world to use Methes' pretreatment system using the PP-MEC catalyst to process corn oil from a local ethanol plant. The company is also buying a Denami 600 biodiesel processor from Methes. READ MORE

March 25, 2015

US military base in Afghanistan to make biodiesel from UCO

BY Springboard Biodiesel Found In:Feedstock, Production, North America, Africa & the Middle EastSpringboard Biodiesel has been selected to provide its biodiesel processing system to Bagram Airfield in the Parwan Province of Afghanistan. The BioPro 380EX and SpringPro T76 will be used to convert used cooking oil into biodiesel for use on base. READ MORE

March 24, 2015

ASTM D7861 validates use of portable biodiesel blend analyzers

BY Wilks - a Spectro Scientific Company Found In:QualityASTM method D7861 for measuring biodiesel blend ratios enables users to take full advantage of the speed, convenience and durability provided by portable infrared analyzers, such as those offered by Wilks - a Spectro Scientific Company. READ MORE

March 24, 2015

ASTM releases B20 heating oil specifications

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Quality, North AmericaD396-15a adds parameters for stability and allows a slightly higher distillation temperature for the blends, the same changes included in the D7467 specification passed by ASTM in 2008 for 6 to 20 percent biodiesel in on- and off-road diesel fuel. READ MORE

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International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 20-22, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

106th AOCS Annual Meeting and Industry Showcases

May 3-6, 2015
Rosen Shingle Creek
Orlando, Florida

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 1-4, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

October 26-28, 2015
Hilton Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

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