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NBB to EPA: 2017 biodiesel standard should be 2.7 billion gallons

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, North AmericaOn July 27 the National Biodiesel Board called on the U.S. EPA to strengthen its proposal for biodiesel volumes under RFS. In extensive comments submitted to the agency on the pending RFS rule, NBB cited compelling benefits of increased production. READ MORE

July 27, 2015

Winners announced in Minnesota biodiesel essay contest

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:North AmericaWinners have been announced for the 2015 Clean Air Choice Biodiesel Essay Scholarship open to Minnesota high school seniors. Brianna Bredeson, a recent graduate of Willmar Senior High, took first place. Sydney Benson of Burnsville placed second. READ MORE

July 23, 2015

B100 available at Root Fuel's Wallisville Road station in Houston

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Distribution, Use, North AmericaSix months after opening its Wallisville Road fuel station in Houston selling B20, Root Fuel is now offering B50 and B100 at the same location. CEO Justin Heller said he is selling B100 for $2.399 a gallon, 20 cents less than his B20 blends. READ MORE

July 22, 2015

San Francisco mayor says city fleet to use renewable diesel

BY The Office of Mayor Edwin M. Lee Found In:Use, North AmericaSan Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee announced his city will leapfrog its efforts to protect the climate from harmful effects of diesel emissions by phasing out use of petroleum diesel in the city fleet and replacing it with renewable diesel by year's end. READ MORE

July 22, 2015

Senate committee passes 2-year biodiesel tax credit extension

BY Ron Kotrba and Erin Voegele Found In:Policy, North AmericaThe Senate Finance Committee passed a tax extenders package that includes a two-year extension of the biodiesel tax credit. The committee also accepted an amendment that changes the incentive from a blenders credit to a production credit. READ MORE

July 22, 2015

State-of-the-Art Algae Photobioreactors

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Feedstock, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa & the Middle EastPhotobioreactor manufacturers, including Algae Systems LLC, Algenol LLC and Heliae Development LLC, detail their latest designs and performance metrics and provide project updates from around the globe. READ MORE

July 22, 2015

Bipartisan group of 36 US senators calls for biodiesel growth

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, North AmericaThirty-six U.S. senators from across the United States urged the Obama administration July 20 to strengthen biodiesel volumes in the pending RFS proposal from the EPA. A letter was signed by senators on both sides of the aisle from 24 states. READ MORE

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