President Obama calls for climate action in address to the nation

Anne Steckel, vice president of federal affairs at the National Biodiesel Board, commended President Obama for his continued focus on climate and said the biodiesel industry is poised to play a growing role in cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
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US EPA's Byron Bunker deciphers biodiesel RIN QAP proposed rule

During the 2013 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, U.S. EPA's Byron Bunker, director of compliance for the Office of Transportation and Air Quality, explained the agency's RIN QAP proposal and fielded questions from the audience.
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McDonald's UAE, Emirates Transport discuss biodiesel initiative

The visit was set up following the success of McDonald's UAE's biodiesel initiative, prompting Emirates Transport to approach the firm to discuss best practices and identify ways the initiative could be incorporated across its vehicle fleet.
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AGT system turns low-cost byproducts into high-quality biodiesel

Alfa Laval's Advanced Glycerol Treatment systems turn low-grade fats, oils or grease byproducts into high-quality biodiesel, allowing processors to pick and choose the lowest byproduct or feedstock market price to increase overall profitability.
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GM's 2014 Chevy Cruze adds to growing list of B20-ready vehicles

As NBB heads to the 2013 NADA/ATD convention in Orlando, the biodiesel industry is celebrating the news that General Motors has launched its new 2014 Chevrolet Cruze light-duty diesel passenger car approved for use with 20 percent biodiesel blends.
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North Houston terminal to reopen for 24/7 biodiesel distribution

The Lone Star terminal has a total capacity of 6.7 million gallons, of which Gulf Hydrocarbon has leased 420,000 gallons of storage for biodiesel. The facility allows bobtail trucks and transport trucks to add biodiesel fuel to their diesel fuel mix.
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FOGFuels partners with Atlanta to curb illegal grease dumping

FOGFuels will work with independent haulers in the Metro Atlanta area to receive trap grease generated by restaurants and institutional sources. The waste will be received at the FOGFuels processing center where it will be converted to biodiesel.
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Vilsack lauds biodiesel innovation for economic renaissance

U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack told a packed audience of biodiesel supporters Feb. 7 that the industry is helping create "a new dynamic in America." Vilsack gave the closing keynote address at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Las Vegas.
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Industry Events

International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 8-10, 2013
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 10-13, 2013
America's Center
St. Louis, Missouri

Algae Biomass Summit

September 30-3, 2013
Hilton Orlando
Orlando, Florida

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