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November 26, 2014

IRFA reminds diesel users biodiesel can stretch supply

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Distribution, North AmericaFollowing Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's emergency proclamation to allow for more transport of diesel products, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association reminded diesel users and suppliers that using biodiesel blends can help stretch tight supplies. READ MORE

November 26, 2014

KSU Biodiesel Initiative gives students hands-on experience

BY Katie Allen, K-State Research and Extension Found In:Feedstock, Production, North AmericaBy converting cooking oil into sustainable biodiesel fuel, the Kansas State University Biodiesel Initiative allows for collaboration among many campus departments and industry organizations. READ MORE

November 25, 2014

ISU researchers develop bio-adhesives from glycerin

BY Iowa State University Found In:North AmericaResearchers at Iowa State University are working to prove that adhesives made from a byproduct of biodiesel production can offer consumers a cheaper, more environmentally friendly alternative to the acrylic adhesives currently on the market. READ MORE

November 21, 2014

EPA decision to not finalize RFS volumes 'sorely' disappoints

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Policy, North AmericaThe U.S. EPA announced Nov. 21 that the agency will not be finalizing the 2014 renewable fuel standard (RFS) volumes before the end of the year, disappointing both the biofuel and petroleum industries. READ MORE

November 20, 2014

National Biodiesel Board members elect governing board

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:North AmericaNBB members selected their trade association leadership in November, electing five returning governing board members and two new members to serve in leadership roles. Steven J. Levy, Sprague Operating Resources, remains the chairman. READ MORE

November 20, 2014

REG holds ceremony to celebrate Geismar plant grand opening

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Found In:Production, North AmericaThe event marked the successful start-up of the 75 MMgy nameplate capacity plant that REG acquired in June. Beginning production on Oct. 14, REG Geismar LLC has already produced more than 4.7 million gallons of renewable fuel. READ MORE

November 20, 2014

Iowa advanced biofuel producers urge passage of extenders package

BY The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Policy, North AmericaThe IRFA reported Nov. 19 that nine of Iowa's advanced biofuel producers sent a letter to the entire Iowa Congressional Delegation encouraging the swift passage of a tax extenders package, which includes the $1 per gallon biodiesel tax credit. READ MORE

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