16 hours ago

Report: Brazilian biodiesel production to increase 6% in 2020

BY Erin VoegeleBrazilian biodiesel production is expected to reach 6.27 billion liters (1.66 billion gallons) this year, up 9 percent when compared to 2019, according to report recently filed with the USDA FAS Global Agricultural Information Network. READ MORE

16 hours ago

EPA delivers final Fuels Regulatory Streamlining rule to OMB

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA delivered its final Fuels Regulatory Streamlining rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget on Sept. 17. OMB review marks a final step before a rulemaking is released publicly. READ MORE

16 hours ago

NBB: Biodiesel-powered vehicles wrap and roll

BY National Biodiesel Board The National Biodiesel Board has announced that eight biodiesel users from across the country received matching funds to share their biodiesel success stories with wraps, decals or other vehicle branding efforts. READ MORE

16 hours ago

Gevo: Sweden and Norway target increased use of SAF

BY Gevo Inc. Swedish Government announced on Sept. 11 its intention to introduce a greenhouse gas reduction mandate for aviation fuel. Norway made a similar announcement earlier this year. Gevo Inc. has welcomed both announcements. READ MORE

September 18, 2020

Censky to leave USDA, resume post at American Soybean Association

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA announced on Sept. 18 that Deputy Agriculture Secretary Stephen Censky will step down on Nov. 8 to resume his post as CEO of the American Soybean Association, a position he previously held for 21 years. READ MORE

September 18, 2020

Biofuel accounts for record 5.8% of UK transportation fuel in Q1

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.K. consumed 645 million liters (170.39 million gallons) of transportation biofuels during the first quarter of 2020, up 53 percent when compared to the same period of 2019, according to data released by the U.K. government on Sept. 10. READ MORE

September 18, 2020

Student wins $2000 grant from National Biodiesel Foundation

BY National Biodiesel Board The National Biodiesel Foundation awarded this year’s Beth Calabotta Sustainable Education Grant to Kayla Kittrick, who is working towards two degrees while working at a biorefinery. She also co-chairs the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel. READ MORE

September 17, 2020

Stabenow criticizes plan to bail out oil refiners with USDA funds

BY Erin VoegeleSen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., is speaking out to criticize the Trump administration over reports that it plans to use $300 million in USDA funding to bail out small oil refineries that are denied small refinery exemptions (SREs) under the RFS. READ MORE

September 17, 2020

EPA: 7 new SRE petitions filed, including 5 gap year SREs

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has published updated SRE data that reflects the denial of 54 gap year SRE petitions announced by the agency on Sept. 14. The data also shows seven new SRE petitions have been filed in recent weeks, including five new gap year SREs. READ MORE