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Opinion: Tax Extenders: A Harbinger for Tax Reform?

BY Mark M. Palmer Some suggest once the November elections pass, tax extenders legislation will make it through Congress and then to the president for his signature. As you recall, this seems to be a pretty common pattern in Washington with respect to extenders. READ MORE

July 23, 2014

Inside NBB: Next Generation Scientists program welcomes 3 new student leaders

BY NBB Three university students have been selected through a competitive process to help lead the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel program. Launched in 2010, the NBB program aims to educate young scientists with factual information about biodiesel. READ MORE

July 21, 2014

BEI partners with Advanced Enzymes, deploys several new systems

BY Ron KotrbaErnie DeMartino, founder of Biodiesel Experts International, talks with Biodiesel Magazine about his new partnership with Advanced Enzymes and provides project updates on BEI's enzymatic biodiesel systems being deployed in the U.S. and abroad. READ MORE

July 21, 2014

Inside NBB: Political Giving an Important Piece of Federal Policy Puzzle

BY Donnell Rehagen The biodiesel industry has long been commended for its advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., and grassroots lobbying strength, but political fundraising remains an important component of supporting effective public policy. READ MORE

July 18, 2014

In Depth: Building the New Energy Economy

BY Justin Heller Akash Energy's retail division Root Fuel intends to change America's relationship with fuel. The company's objective is to utilize the existing, relatively low-cost cardlock infrastructure to create a new consumer fueling experience. READ MORE

July 17, 2014

In Depth: A Biodiesel Family Affair

BY Ron KotrbaThe Renwicks of South Carolina, owners of Winnsboro-based Midlands Biofuels, persevere through the biodiesel industry's instability with ingenuity, passion and teamwork. This is their story. READ MORE

July 17, 2014

EBB: European Commission should extend duties on US biodiesel

BY The European Biodiesel Board Unsurprisingly, the European Biodiesel Board applauded the European Commission's decision this month to initiate the investigation looking into the factual grounds for a potential extension of duties on biodiesel imports originating in the U.S. READ MORE

July 17, 2014

US DOE, USDA award $12.6M for feedstock improvement projects

BY U.S. DOE The U.S. DOE and USDA announced the selection of 10 projects that will receive funding aimed at accelerating genetic breeding programs to improve plant feedstocks for the production of biofuels, biopower and biobased products. READ MORE

July 16, 2014

Innovative catalysts open new opportunities in biodiesel market

BY William Summers Benefuel Inc.'s Chief Science Officer William Summers discusses the benefits of his company's Ensel fixed-bed process for biodiesel. The durable metal oxide catalyst is largely insensitive to water and effectively converts every feedstock tested. READ MORE