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Australian govt. supports development of Queensland biorefinery

BY The Australian Renewable Energy Agency The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is providing $2.4 million for Southern Oil Refining to develop and construct a biocrude and biofuel laboratory in Queensland. The project will inform the feasibility of a biojet and renewable diesel biorefinery. READ MORE

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Study finds US biodiesel industry supports nearly 48,000 jobs

BY The National Biodiesel Board Nearly 100 biodiesel industry leaders are converging on Capitol Hill June 28 to call for strong clean-fuels policy as a new study finds that the U.S. industry supports nearly 48,000 jobs. Imports, however, are lowering that job number significantly. READ MORE

June 27, 2016

Kosher distillers corn oil opens market prospects for glycerin

BY Ron KotrbaWith nearly a fifth of the U.S. biodiesel feedstock market share, corn oil from the ethanol production process is contributing more glycerin to the marketplace. But if that oil is not kosher, the market opportunities for its glycerin are limited. READ MORE

June 22, 2016

NBB to Congress: Biodiesel is advanced biofuel success story

BY The National Biodiesel Board Biodiesel is delivering the vast majority of advanced biofuel under the RFS and is poised for continued growth with strong policy, NBB Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel told Congress in a hearing on RFS implementation issues. READ MORE

June 21, 2016

Conventional, advanced biofuel leaders gather in Milwaukee

BY Ron KotrbaThe National Biodiesel Board's Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel participated in a panel with other biofuel industry leaders at the 32nd Annual International FEW and co-located National Advanced Biofuels Conference in Milwaukee June 21. READ MORE

June 21, 2016

The Future of Freight

BY Ron KotrbaVirtually 100 percent of biomass is transported by diesel power. And that won't change. What has changed is that diesels continue to provide cleaner, more fuel-efficient and less carbon-intense transportation of goods such as biomass. READ MORE

June 20, 2016

Biox acquires Methes' 50 MMly Sombra, Ontario, biodiesel plant

BY Biox Corp. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada-based biodiesel producer Biox Corp. announced June 17 it has acquired a 50 million liter (13.2 million gallon) nameplate capacity biodiesel facility in Sombra, Ontario, from Methes Energies Canada Inc. for USD$4.5 million. READ MORE

June 16, 2016

Nat'l Biodiesel Board launches promotional advertising campaign

BY The National Biodiesel Board NBB has launched a promotional media campaign for the fifth straight year. With a theme of More is Less, the ads illustrate that Americans can significantly reduce carbon emissions and other pollution by using more biodiesel in vehicles and fleets. READ MORE

June 15, 2016

Scientists challenge food-vs.-fuel argument

BY Ron KotrbaA new report debunks public misperceptions about food security and biofuels development READ MORE