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Western Dubuque Biodiesel recognized for exemplary safety record

BY The Iowa Biodiesel Board Found In:Business, Production, North AmericaWestern Dubuque Biodiesel, a 30 MMgy manufacturing plant in Farley, Iowa, has received recognition from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for achieving 1 million hours with zero lost-time accidents. READ MORE

September 19, 2019

Biodiesel prices up 30 percent in Germany over past month

BY UFOP Found In:Business, Policy, Feedstock, Quality, EuropeWholesale prices for biodiesel have seen a sharp rise since Aug. 14, from 70.5 euro cents per liter ($2.95 per gallon) in mid-August to recently 91.6 euro cents per liter ($3.82 per gallon). This translates to an approximately 30 percent increase. READ MORE

September 19, 2019

GZ Energy to launch digital credit-trading platform in Q4

BY GZ Energy LLC Found In:Business, North AmericaGZX will provide renewable fuel market participants with a means to discreetly trade separated (K2) RINs, California Low Carbon Fuel Standard credits, and Oregon Clean Fuels Program credits without the participation of a broker. READ MORE

September 18, 2019

Charlotte Water reduces GHG emissions with renewable diesel

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Found In:Use, North AmericaCharlotte Water, the largest public water and wastewater utility in the Southeast, is expanding its commitment to environmental sustainability with a pilot project to run dozens of its vehicles on cleaner-burning renewable diesel produced by REG. READ MORE

September 17, 2019

Minnesota governor signs order establishing biofuels council

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Policy, North AmericaMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz signed an order establishing a biofuels council to advise the governor and state agencies on the role of biofuels in reducing GHGs and recommend policy and budget proposals to foster growth in biofuel production and use. READ MORE

September 17, 2019

Heating oil industry commits to net-zero emissions by 2050

BY New England Fuel Institute Found In:Business, Distribution, Use, North AmericaThe Northeast’s heating oil industry has resolved to achieve net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050. The new resolution calls for a 15 percent reduction in CO2 emissions by 2023, a 40 percent reduction by 2030, and net-zero-carbon emissions by 2050. READ MORE

September 16, 2019

Trump administration expected to announce SRE deal soon

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Policy, North AmericaThe Trump administration is soon expected to update the existing RFS proposal to increase 2020 RVOs, a move designed to quell outrage from the ag and biofuel communities over the administration’s treatment of small refinery exemptions (SREs). READ MORE

September 12, 2019

Colorado to evaluate feasibility of LCFS program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Policy, North AmericaColorado has taken an initial step toward considering the establishment of a Low Carbon Fuel Standard. The Colorado Energy Office issued a documented quote (DQ) Sept. 11 inviting bids from independent contractors to conduct an LCFS feasibility study. READ MORE

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