North America

8 hours ago

NBB letter calls on EPA to end demand destruction for biodiesel

BY The National Biodiesel Board The NBB delivered a letter Oct. 17 to U.S. EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler asking that the agency fully account for small refinery exemptions in the annual Renewable Fuel Standard rules and end the demand destruction for biodiesel. READ MORE

8 hours ago

White House releases timeline for RFS reset, other rules

BY Erin Voegele The Trump administration has released estimated timelines for the development of three U.S. EPA rulemakings that pertain to the Renewable Fuel Standard and year-round E15 sales, including one that includes a reset of statutory blending targets. READ MORE

October 17, 2018

Ace Ethanol begins D3MAX plant construction at Wisconsin facility

BY BBI International D3MAX and Ace Ethanol announced they have started construction of the first D3MAX facility at Ace Ethanol's plant in Stanley, Wisconsin. Ace Ethanol will be the first ethanol producer to integrate the patented D3MAX technology in its dry mill plant. READ MORE

October 16, 2018

Targray opens biodiesel terminal in Fargo to meet growing demand

BY Targray Targray, a leading North American biofuels marketer and distributor, has announced the opening of its Fargo Biodiesel Terminal, a 24/7 fuel distribution center serving wholesale fuel buyers throughout the Fargo-Moorhead metro area. READ MORE

October 16, 2018

PHYCO2 algae pilot program with MSU reaches new milestones

BY PHYCO2 PHYCO2 reached a new milestone in its three-year pilot program with Michigan State University, announcing the operation of its new, scalable algae PBR, which will reduce the level of carbon emissions produced by electric power generation boilers. READ MORE

October 16, 2018

Students can apply for scholarship to biodiesel event by Nov. 19

BY The National Biodiesel Board University-level science majors interested in learning about all aspects of the biodiesel industry can apply for a $600 travel scholarship and free registration to attend the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, Jan. 21-24 in San Diego. READ MORE

October 09, 2018

Global vegetable oil production set to reach new peak

BY UFOP As global vegetable oil production is set to break records, crude petroleum oil prices are rising. Rising vegetable oil stocks has put downward pressure on biofuel feedstock prices, causing renewable fuels to become more economically attractive. READ MORE

October 05, 2018

Baseball teams knock it out of the park with biodiesel

BY The National Biodiesel Board Sports fans nationwide are celebrating sustainable practices this weekend as Oct. 6 marks Green Sports Day. Ballparks throughout the country are recycling used cooking oil into clean-burning biodiesel, which reduces carbon emissions by 80 percent. READ MORE

October 04, 2018

Keystone Biofuels director pleads guilty to biodiesel tax fraud

BY Ron KotrbaDavid Tielle, business development director of Pennsylvania-based Keystone Biofuels, pleaded guilty Oct. 3 in federal court to one count of conspiring to defraud the IRS, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. He faces five years in prison. READ MORE