Policy

June 10, 2021

Inside NBB: Project Carbon Freedom

BY The National Biodiesel Board NBB has partnered with Global Partners LP, a major fuel supplier in the Northeast, to launch Project Carbon Freedom. This cross-industry initiative aims to decarbonize five million homes affordably and equitably across the Northeast. READ MORE

June 09, 2021

Inside NBB: Fueling Conversations with NBB on Brownfield

BY The National Biodiesel Board This spring, NBB launched farmer-focused radio segments in partnership with Brownfield Ag News. This partnership includes 13 weeks of 3-minute interviews with farmer leaders across the Midwest. The interviews are playing on 294 radio stations. READ MORE

June 02, 2021

Biden’s 2022 budget includes funds for SAF, biofuels, bioenergy

BY Erin VoegelePresident Biden on May 28 released his proposed budget for fiscal year (FY) 2022. The budget includes proposed support for biofuels; biorefinery, renewable chemical and biobased product manufacturing; renewable energy; and sustainable aviation fuel. READ MORE

June 02, 2021

EPA seeks nominations for technical review committee

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA is seeking nominations for its Mobile Sources Technical Review Committee, including nominations for individuals who have experience related to renewable fuels, biofuels and clean energy. READ MORE

June 02, 2021

Agricultural feedstock costs drive RIN prices to all-time highs

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration The prices of RIN credits—the compliance mechanism used for the RFS program administered by the U.S. EPA—sharply increased through April of this year, and they are now higher than at any time during the 13-year history of the RFS program. READ MORE

May 25, 2021

Bills aim to extend biodiesel, renewable diesel tax credit

BY Erin VoegeleLegislation introduced in the both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate on May 25 aims to extend the current blenders credit for biodiesel and renewable diesel for three years, through the end of 2025. READ MORE

May 25, 2021

Fischer, Duckworth introduce RFS Integrity Act

BY Erin VoegeleSens. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., and Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., on May 25 introduced the bipartisan Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act, which aims to bring additional transparency and predictability to the U.S. EPA’s SRE process. READ MORE

May 25, 2021

Iowa lawmakers urge Biden to prioritize biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleSens. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Reps. Randy Feenstra, R-Iowa; Ashley Hinson, R-Iowa; and Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa, sent a letter to President Biden on May 25 urging him to uphold his promise to support biofuels. READ MORE

May 24, 2021

EPA: 1.57 billion RINs generated in April

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has released data that shows 1.57 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in April, up from 1.06 billion generated during the same month of 2020. READ MORE