North America

17 hours ago

Report shows 70% of Iowa’s on-road diesel fuel contains biodiesel

BY The Iowa Biodiesel Board A new report shows biodiesel-blended fuel represented 70 percent of the total reported sales of on-road diesel last year in Iowa. Blends of B11 or higher made up 58 percent of total on-road diesel sales in 2019, up from 47 percent the year before. READ MORE

18 hours ago

In Depth: Opportunity Knocking

BY Ron KotrbaBioEconomy Solutions plans to create 200 jobs in South Carolina through operation of a new crush facility while commercializing a little-known crop for the biomass-based diesel industry. READ MORE

April 08, 2020

Inside NBB: NBB Celebrates ASA’s 100th Anniversary

BY The National Biodiesel Board Without support from the American Soybean Association, the U.S. biodiesel industry would not have had the national policy success from which it has benefited immensely. Thus, the biodiesel industry is proud to celebrate ASA’s century of growth. READ MORE

April 07, 2020

Court rejects petitions for rehearing en banc of SRE ruling

BY Erin VoegeleThe Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected two petitions April 7 filed by Wynnewood Refining and HollyFrontier March 24 requesting a rehearing en banc of the court’s Jan. 24 ruling striking down three SREs that had been approved by the U.S. EPA. READ MORE

April 07, 2020

Senators to USDA: Save biofuel producers struggling from pandemic

BY The Office of Sen. Chuck Grassley Senators sent a letter April 7 to the USDA requesting additional funds be allocated to the biofuel industry through the Commodity Credit Corporation during the unprecedented economic circumstances brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE

April 03, 2020

World Energy doubles down on biodiesel amid coronavirus pandemic

BY Ron KotrbaIn late March, during the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Biodiesel Magazine spoke with Gene Gebolys about how the crisis is impacting his business, the biodiesel market, renewable fuels in general, the broader energy complex, and climate change. READ MORE

April 03, 2020

Bidding farewell to a Biodiesel Ambassador and Iowa DOT legend

BY Grant Kimberley This spring marks the end of an era for both the Iowa Department of Transportation and biodiesel industry at large. David May, who served as the department’s fleet manager for two decades, has retired to pursue the next chapter in his life. READ MORE

April 03, 2020

Opinion: Our Vision for 2020 and Beyond

BY Donnell Rehagen In his column from the Spring 2020 print issue of Biodiesel Magazine, National Biodiesel Board CEO Donnell Rehagen discusses policy achievements of 2019, highlights from the 2020 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, and challenges that lie ahead. READ MORE

April 02, 2020

In Depth: The Other Unseen Enemy

BY Ron Kotrba Targeted email fraud known as spear phishing is costing businesses, including those in the biodiesel sector, billions of dollars. Learn what to watch for, and how to avoid falling victim to these scams. READ MORE