ASTM releases B20 heating oil specifications

D396-15a adds parameters for stability and allows a slightly higher distillation temperature for the blends, the same changes included in the D7467 specification passed by ASTM in 2008 for 6 to 20 percent biodiesel in on- and off-road diesel fuel.
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UK biodiesel co. Greenergy earns RSB sustainability certification

Greenergy, one of Europe's leading makers of waste-based biodiesel, earned the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials sustainability certification for production of biodiesel from used cooking oil at its facilities in Immingham and North Cave.
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WRE to pay $3M settlement for generating 7.2M invalid RINs

The U.S. EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement with Utah-based Washakie Renewable Energy LLC that resolves allegations that the company generated more than 7.2 million invalid renewable fuel credits worth more than $2 million.
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AEE report: Global biodiesel sales grew 23 percent from 2011-'14

According to an Advanced Energy Economy report, biodiesel sales and new biodiesel refinery infrastructure took a 3 percent dip in 2014 compared to the year before, but biodiesel sales volumes grew by 1.4 billion gallons (23 percent) from 2011-'14.
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US military base in Afghanistan to make biodiesel from UCO

Springboard Biodiesel has been selected to provide its biodiesel processing system to Bagram Airfield in the Parwan Province of Afghanistan. The BioPro 380EX and SpringPro T76 will be used to convert used cooking oil into biodiesel for use on base.
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US EPA opens comment period on pennycress oil GHG analysis

According to the EPA, its analysis indicates biofuels produced using the feedstock could qualify as biomass-based diesel or advanced biofuel if typical fuel production process technologies are used. The comment period closes April 20.
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Propel launches North America's first retail rollout of Neste HPR

Propel's Diesel HPR (High Performance Renewable) consists of 98.5 percent Neste Oil's NEXBTL renewable diesel. Diesel HPR will be available at 18 Propel locations in Sacramento, San Jose, East Bay, Redwood City and Fresno.
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Consumers' everyday tasks cut carbon on National Biodiesel Day

March 18 is National Biodiesel Day. In the U.S., diesel engines move 90 percent of the nation's goods. Last year nearly 1.8 billion gallons of biodiesel was in the mix. As a result, consumers just doing what they do helped support reduce carbon.
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ASTM D7861 validates use of portable biodiesel blend analyzers

ASTM method D7861 for measuring biodiesel blend ratios enables users to take full advantage of the speed, convenience and durability provided by portable infrared analyzers, such as those offered by Wilks - a Spectro Scientific Company.
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Hawaii governor tours BIB plant, commemorates Nat'l Biodiesel Day

Hawaii Gov. David Ige and Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui proclaimed March 18, 2015, as Pacific Biodiesel Day to perpetuate and honor the legacy of the inventor of the diesel engine, Rudolph Diesel, and contributions of Pacific Biodiesel.
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Gov. Brown removes sunset date from Oregon's clean fuels standard

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed SB 324 into law. The bill removes the Dec. 31, 2015, sunset date from the state's clean fuels program. By signing SB 324, Brown has allowed the program to be implemented past the end of this year.
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