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Biodiesel labeling rule clarified to Oregon motor fuel stations

BY Oregon Department of Agriculture The Oregon Department of Agriculture has sent notices to approximately 417 retail fuel establishments throughout the state reminding them that diesel fuel blended with 6 of 20 percent biodiesel may not to be marketed as "diesel" fuel, by law. READ MORE

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Renewable diesel reduces carbon footprint of major summer events

BY Neste Oil Corp. Neste Oil's NEXBTL renewable diesel was used to generate electricity at two major events in Finland this summer: the Flow Festival in Helsinki (45 percent electricity generated from NEXBTL) and the Neste Oil Rally Helsinki Battle street circuit race. READ MORE

1 hour ago

CEO of US Coachways embraces National Biodiesel Foundation

BY US Coachways Ed Telmany, CEO of US Coachways, discussed the commitment his company has to the National Biodiesel Foundation, an organization dedicated to advancing popular support for biodiesel. Telmany has been proud to implement green travel policies. READ MORE

2 hours ago

Oilman discusses biodiesel issues, distribution at CBC event

BY Ron KotrbaThird-generation oilman Brian Potter spoke at the 2014 Collective Biodiesel Conference in Pittsboro, N.C., Aug. 14-17, about how Potter Oil & Tire Co. Inc. selects its biodiesel suppliers, and his company's views on the biodiesel industry. READ MORE

3 hours ago

Biodiesel consultant gives advice for would-be producers at CBC

BY Ron KotrbaConsultant Rudy Pruszko has trained more than 500 people in the U.S. and 22 countries on how to build a successful biodiesel business. He spoke at the Collective Biodiesel Conference and offered attendees advice and tips from his experience. READ MORE

August 18, 2014

EcoComplex tour highlights benefits of applied industrial ecology

BY Ron KotrbaThe Catawba County EcoComplex, co-located with the 800-acre Blackburn Landfill in western North Carolina, underscores the importance of co-location and resource utilization to produce renewable energy with minimal carbon intensity. READ MORE

August 13, 2014

Tobacco-to-biojet partnership announced

BY Ron KotrbaBoeing, South African Airways and SkyNRG are collaborating to produce biojet fuel from a hybrid tobacco plant known as Solaris READ MORE

August 13, 2014

Canadian biodiesel producer Biox announces fiscal Q3 results

BY Biox Corp. Biox Corp. announced its fiscal 2014 third quarter (Q3 2014) financial results for the three-month and nine-month periods ended June 30. Biodiesel production was 13.8 million liters compared to 14.7 million liters in Q3 of fiscal 2013. READ MORE

August 13, 2014

Abatec introduces system to convert glycerol into methanol

BY Ron KotrbaAbatec SA has introduced its Savoia BD4-MG system that can treat 1,000 liters (250 gallons) per day of glycerol to produce around 35 percent dry methanol, 25 percent free fatty acids and balance of glycols. The only inputs are water and power. READ MORE