23 hours ago

3 sentenced in final chapter of Imperial Petro, e-Biofuels fraud

BY U.S. Department of Justice Jeffrey Wilson and Craig and Chad Ducey were sentenced to years in prison for their roles in the multimillion dollar fraud schemes involving biodiesel tax and RIN credits, and shares of Imperial Petroleum. Four others were previously sentenced. READ MORE

December 06, 2016

Grant funds test market potential for biojet fuel research

BY Washington State University Researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities have been awarded a National Science Foundation I-Corps grant to explore the market potential of their biojet fuel research. The team has demonstrated a new process for making biojet fuel. READ MORE

December 02, 2016

Employee of feedstock company pleads guilty to conspiracy

BY U.S. Department of Justice An employee of a New Jersey feedstock collector and processor, Unity Fuels, pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in a scheme to alter and destroy documents following the company's receipt of a subpoena issued by a federal grand jury. READ MORE

December 01, 2016

US biodiesel leaders take message of jobs, energy security to DC

BY The National Biodiesel Board Three dozen biodiesel leaders from Kansas to Rhode Island took to the halls of Congress to champion America's advanced biofuel. Biodiesel is a true American success story. The U.S. market has grown by nearly 2 billion gallons in the past 10 years. READ MORE

December 01, 2016

South African biodiesel producer recognized for ethical practices

BY Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan recognizes Biogreen Diesel with the 2016 South Africa Company of the Year Award. Biogreen has earned a reputation for delivering high-quality biodiesels that are sourced ethically and manufactured using the industry-best standards. READ MORE

November 30, 2016

Industry welcomes updated DOE biodiesel guide

BY The National Biodiesel Board The Biodiesel Handling and Use Guide is a comprehensive document designed to educate those who blend, distribute and use biodiesel and biodiesel blends. It provides basic information on the proper and safe use of biodiesel in engines and boilers. READ MORE

November 30, 2016

Post-2020 EU biofuel reduction bad for environment, farmers, jobs

BY Ron KotrbaThe European Commission issued its proposal for the post-2020 RED. The EU plans to reduce first-gen biofuels from 7 to 3.8 percent. Biodiesel interests say this is a victory for fossil fuels at the expense of farmers, jobs and the environment. READ MORE

November 29, 2016

GAO RFS reports paint incomplete picture of advanced biofuels

BY Ron KotrbaThe GAO issued two reports on how the RFS is unlikely to meet its targets for reducing GHG emissions and expanding advanced biofuel production. The biofuel industries can attribute this shortfall back to the federal government in various ways. READ MORE

November 29, 2016

Biodico Zero Net Energy Farm delivers 1st biodiesel batch to UCSB

BY Biodico Inc. Biodico announced Nov. 29 it made its first delivery of biodiesel to the University of California, Santa Barbara. The biodiesel produced from used cooking oil collected at the university will fuel tractors and other diesel-powered equipment at UCSB. READ MORE