RFS proposal limits US biodiesel from full potential

The 2018 biomass-based diesel RVO was set last year at 2.1 billion gallons, precisely where EPA proposes to keep it for 2019. EPA also proposes to lower the advanced biofuels category from 4.28 billion gallons this year to 4.24 billion in 2018.
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US biodiesel fair trade coalition files new claim in imports case

The critical circumstances provision in antidumping and countervailing duties laws allows for imposition of duties on imports that enter the U.S. prior to preliminary determinations of subsidization and dumping. NBB filed a new claim on this basis.
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EBB: Unfair Polish biodiesel exports must be stopped

Unfair biodiesel exports from Poland have caused damage to the EU internal market. Exploiting a loophole in the Polish biofuels legislation, fuel market players have caused significant financial damage to biodiesel production chains in EU countries.
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Oh resigns from REG, Howard appointed interim president, CEO

Longtime leader of Renewable Energy Group Inc., Daniel J. Oh, resigned from his position as president and CEO July 3. Biodiesel Magazine spoke with newly appointed interim president and CEO Randy Howard on Oh's departure and REG's new leadership.
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North Dakota oil refinery plans to co-process renewable diesel

A Tesoro oil refinery in Dickinson, North Dakota, has plans to co-process renewable feedstock along with regionally sourced Bakken crude oil to produce a 5 percent renewable diesel blend. Construction is planned for October with start-up in December.
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Whole Energy receives grant to research estolides from biodiesel

West Coast biodiesel distributor and glycerin refiner Whole Energy Fuels Corp. has been awarded a federal SBIR grant for $100,000 to study whether a lower-cost pathway is possible to manufacture estolides, a type of lubricant, from biodiesel.
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REG applauds Illinois lawmakers for extending biodiesel incentive

The Illinois House followed earlier action by the Senate to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a tax package extending the excise tax exemption for B11 and higher biodiesel blends through 2023. The incentive was set to expire at the end of 2018.
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4 biodiesel stabilizers added to AGQM's no-harm list

Germany's AGQM has added four biodiesel oxidation stabilizers to its no-harm list of additives following completion of its 11th no-harm test round. The four antioxidants added to the list are Xtendra BL100 and BL200, Baynox Ultra, and Pachem-BL.
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Made in the USA biodiesel supports jobs, Fourth of July values

American-made biodiesel is powering fleets across the country and supporting more than 64,000 jobs throughout the supply chain. There are countless real-life examples of biodiesel supporting America's economic independence and jobs on this July 4th.
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