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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 15, 2016

Scientists challenge food-vs.-fuel argument

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

June 03, 2016

RIT, Synergy Biogas partner in algae biofuels pilot project

BY Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester Institute of Technology and Synergy Biogas are exploring the environmental benefits of microalgae to clean agricultural wastewater and make biofuels. Associate professor Jeff Lodge is running a three-month pilot project at Synergy Biogas. READ MORE

May 24, 2016

Biomass-based diesel poised for growth

BY Dave Elsenbast Dave Elsenbast, the supply chain vice president for Renewable Energy Group Inc., discusses recent biodiesel policy accomplishments, market opportunities and feedstocks such as distillers corn oil in this feature-length contribution piece. READ MORE

May 04, 2016

Europe continues to get biodiesel wrong

BY Ron KotrbaA provocative opinion piece on Europe's reliance on unsound indirect land use change theory READ MORE

April 21, 2016

Crop update: Fewer soybeans from Argentina?

BY UFOP The 2015-'16 South American soybean production could be much smaller than has long been expected because of weather-induced losses in Argentina. In Brazil, harvest figures more or less match forecasts as the harvest is coming to a close. READ MORE

April 05, 2016

Algae.Tec receives additional work orders from India's Reliance

BY Ron KotrbaAlgae.Tec announced receipt of additional works orders from India’s Reliance Group, increasing the size and scope of its original contract by $1.14 million. Algae.Tec is building a pilot plant at Reliance's massive oil refinery in Jamnagar, India. READ MORE

March 25, 2016

Importing to meet California demand

BY Ron KotrbaIncreased reductions of greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels required by California's low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) are driving up carbon credit prices, demand for advanced biofuels, and imports. READ MORE

March 16, 2016

EBB: ILUC impact modelization lacks transparency, academic value

BY The European Biodiesel Board An additional land use change impact modelization, the Global Biosphere Management Model (Globiom), has been published. Globiom is based on a model that has still not been disclosed nor validated by peers. Its findings are inconsistent with CARB's. READ MORE