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January 18, 2019

New York sets new goals for 100% clean power, 70% renewables

BY Erin Voegele Found In:Policy, Use, North AmericaOn Jan. 17, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the Green New Deal, a clean energy and jobs agenda that calls for the state to achieve 100 percent clean power by 2040. It also aims to set new renewable energy mandates. READ MORE

January 18, 2019

Civic, aviation leaders showcase viability of biojet fuel

BY The Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels Initiative Coalition Found In:Use, North AmericaA coalition of international business aviation organizations joined Los Angeles civic leaders to mark a milestone in the development and adoption of sustainable alternative jet fuels through Business Jets Fuel Green: A Step Toward Sustainability. READ MORE

January 17, 2019

Wheeler: E15, RFS rulemakings could be delayed by shutdown

BY Erin Voegele Found In:Policy, North AmericaOn Jan. 16, a U.S. Senate committee held a hearing on the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to serve as EPA administrator after serving as acting administrator since Scott Pruitt stepped down. He discussed the government shutdown and possible delays. READ MORE

January 16, 2019

EU imports of US soybeans balloon during trade war with China

BY UFOP Found In:Feedstock, North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-PacificFollowing China’s ban on U.S. soybeans, the U.S. has been in need of new buyers. The EU-28 benefits from this situation as its imports of U.S. soybeans have multiplied. Three-quarters of EU soybean imports are now coming from the U.S. READ MORE

January 15, 2019

Iowa governor’s budget includes $3M for renewables infrastructure

BY The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Policy, Use, North AmericaGov. Kim Reynolds released her 2019 Iowa budget proposal Jan. 15. Included in her budget was $3 million for the Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program, which provides cost-share grants to help Iowa retailers offer higher blends of biofuels. READ MORE

January 11, 2019

Biodiesel can help Wash. cut fuel carbon intensity 16.5% by 2030

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Policy, Use, North AmericaA new study commissioned by the Union of Concerned Scientists and conducted by independent research firm Cerulogy shows biodiesel and other biofuels can help Washington cut the carbon intensity of transportation fuels by up to 16.5 percent by 2030. READ MORE

January 11, 2019

Universal Biofuels completes 2-year upgrade project in India

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Production, Asia-PacificThe upgrades at the Kakinada plant included installation of a pretreatment unit to process waste oils; expansion of boiler and other utility capacities; and implementation of environmental systems to enable full production of 50 MMgy of biodiesel. READ MORE

January 10, 2019

EIA proposes changes to biofuel reporting requirements

BY Erin Voegele Found In:Business, Feedstock, Production, Distribution, Use, North AmericaThe U.S. Energy Information Administration is seeking public comments on several changes it intends to make within its Petroleum Supply Reporting System, including those related to data collection on biofuels. Comments are due Feb. 25. READ MORE

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