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San Francisco Int’l Airport gets 1st piped batch of SAF via Neste

BY Ron KotrbaNeste delivered its first batch of sustainable aviation fuel to San Francisco International Airport via pipeline. Biodiesel Magazine speaks with Jeremy Baines, president of Neste U.S., about the U.S. market and the company’s plans for growth. READ MORE

July 03, 2020

In Depth: Pushing Through the Pandemic

BY Ron KotrbaSeveral U.S. biodiesel producers share their experiences during the height of the coronavirus crisis, painting a picture of the industry’s health during these uncertain times. READ MORE

July 02, 2020

Colonial to purchase 3 terminals in southern US from Lincoln

BY Colonial Pipeline Co. Colonial Terminals Operating Company has entered into an agreement to purchase three refined product terminals from Lincoln Terminal Company Inc. The acquisition provides an opportunity for Colonial to move into the terminal business. READ MORE

July 02, 2020

House Biofuels Caucus urges Trump to reject ‘gap’ SRE petitions

BY The National Biodiesel Board The letter, sent to Trump July 2, expresses concern that the “gap” petitions undermine a U.S. Court of Appeals decision, Congress’ intent for the Renewable Fuel Standard, and EPA’s legal obligation to consider exemptions in a timely manner. READ MORE

July 02, 2020

US DOE funds 7 ‘performance-advantaged’ biofuel projects

BY U.S. DOE The U.S. DOE announced July 2 the selection of seven projects totaling $1.94 million to conduct research and development to accelerate the adoption of performance-advantaged biofuel blendstocks. These fuels are derived from renewable feedstocks. READ MORE

July 02, 2020

Inside NBB: Biodiesel Leaders Gather for 1st Virtual Membership Meeting

BY The National Biodiesel Board Meeting with elected leaders is one of the key reasons the National Biodiesel Board meets with its membership each year. NBB organized more than 80 virtual teleconference Hill visits in June for members to meet with their representatives in Congress. READ MORE

July 01, 2020

Approving gap SREs would deal ‘devastating blow’ to soy farmers

BY The American Soybean Association The American Soybean Association this week urged the U.S. EPA to immediately reject the pending retroactive small refinery exemption (SRE) petitions listed on the agency website and stand with U.S. soybean growers in support of the RFS. READ MORE

July 01, 2020

Biodiesel Coalition of Missouri names Amick executive director

BY The Biodiesel Coalition of Missouri The Biodiesel Coalition of Missouri is moving into its third year with new leadership, naming Matt Amick of Jefferson City executive director. Amick is a well-known figure among those working with renewable fuels in Missouri. READ MORE

July 01, 2020

Opinion: Bettering Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel

BY Donnell Rehagen Donnell Rehagen, CEO of the National Biodiesel Board, discusses the hardship endured by the broader agricultural industry this spring during the coronavirus pandemic and highlights good deeds performed by U.S. biodiesel producers as a result. READ MORE