Sapp Bros. opens new biodiesel blending facility in Sioux City


Sapp Bros. is celebrating the opening of its newest biodiesel blending terminal located in Sioux City, Iowa, with an open house June 13. Media representatives are invited to the open house to learn more about the new blending infrastructure.
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Dave Matthews Band designated UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador


For its powerful environmental advocacy and engagement of its fan base to take action for the planet, the UN Environment Programme has designated Dave Matthews Band as a Goodwill Ambassador. Biodiesel is an integral part of the band’s efforts.
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NBB members gather to discuss policy with Capitol Hill offices


More than 70 National Biodiesel Board members are fanning out across the nation’s capital June 11 to meet with 130 congressional offices and discuss the status of the biodiesel tax incentive and the Renewable Fuel Standard.
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REG completes sale of Life Sciences assets to Genomatica


Renewable Energy Group Inc. announced June 6 that it completed the sale of substantially all assets of REG Life Sciences to Genomatica on May 29. REG acquired the business in 2014 and advanced technology development with ExxonMobil and Clariant.
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German biodiesel exports rose substantially in Q1 2019


In the first three months of 2019, German exports of biodiesel surged around 33 percent to 581,248 metric tons, or approximately 175 million gallons, year-on-year. Around 87 percent of these exports were shipped to EU-28 countries.
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United Airlines makes history June 5 with ‘Flight for the Planet’


United Airlines’ Flight for the Planet June 5 is the most ecofriendly commercial flight of its kind in aviation history. The flight was fueled with biofuel and featured zero carbon waste efforts, carbon offsetting and operational efficiencies.
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State legislature comes through for Northwest Minnesota farmers


The Minnesota state legislature approved $5 million in funding for a Soy Innovation Campus in Crookston, Minnesota. Among other important attributes, the campus will feature Epitome Energy’s 30 MMgy biodiesel production facility and crush plant.
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More stable EU biodiesel policy helps Avril Group recover


After two years marked by a contrasted economic situation in all its business lines and a context that remained difficult at the start of 2018, the Avril Group recorded a notable recovery in its activities during the second half of the year.
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EPA finalizes E15 rule, steps back approach to RIN market reform


The U.S. EPA released its final E15/RIN market reform rule May 31. The rule extends the 1-pound-per-square-inch RVP waiver to E15. It also includes some reforms to the RIN compliance system, although those changes are less severe than proposed.
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NYC chief fleet officer awarded for sustainability efforts


Keith Kerman, New York City’s chief fleet officer and deputy commissioner for the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services, was honored May 23 with a Sloan Public Service Award for his extensive environmental and sustainability efforts.
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