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EPA rule to rescind CAA cost-benefit analysis regs sent to OMB

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA is taking action to rescind a Trump-era rule finalized in December 2020 that changed the way the agency considered the costs and benefits of all significant Clean Air Act rulemakings, including those related to the RFS. READ MORE

April 16, 2021

EPA: No new SRE petitions filed for second consecutive month

BY Erin VoegeleData released by the U.S. EPA on April 15 shows that for the second consecutive month, no new SRE petitions have been filed with the agency. The EPA has also not taken any action on the 66 SRE petitions that have been pending since mid-February. READ MORE

April 16, 2021

United Airlines launches Eco-Skies Alliance program

BY United Airlines United Airlines has announced the launch of its Eco-Skies Alliance program, under which more than a dozen leading global corporations will collectively contribute towards the purchase of approximately 3.4 million gallons of SAF this year. READ MORE

April 15, 2021

Avfuel: Telluride Regional Airport introduces SAF to Colorado

BY Avfuel Corp. In partnership with its branded fuel supplier, Avfuel Corp., Telluride Regional Airport became the first fixed base operator (FBO) in Colorado to make sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) available to its customers. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

Bolivia announces plans for 500 MMly biodiesel plant

BY Erin VoegeleThe government of Bolivia in March announced plans to construct a biodiesel plant, according to a report filed with the USDA FAS's Global Agricultural Information Network. The company first approved the production of biodiesel in 2019. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

DOE to hold webinar on $61.4 million FOA for biofuels on April 16

BY Erin VoegeleThe DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Office has announced it will host a webinar on April 16 that will be of interest to those who may apply to topic area one of the agency’s recently announced $61.4 million FOA for biofuel and bioenergy projects. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

Axne: House infrastructure package should support biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleRep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, on April 14 sent a letter to leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives and chairs of four House committees urging them to provide support for biofuels in the upcoming infrastructure package. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

Neste, NuStar expand renewable fuel hub in Northern California

BY Neste Neste and NuStar Energy have announced that supply trucks are now able to load Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel at the NuStar-operated Selby Terminal near San Francisco, California. The first gallons were delivered to Monterey Regional Airport. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

Biobased diesel is a proven climate change solution

BY Diesel Technology Forum Industry leaders Neste, Renewable Energy Group and the National Biodiesel Board have affirmed the significant opportunity for biofuels in a carbon constrained future compared to electrification and other approaches. READ MORE