August 19, 2016
On Aug. 18, the U.S. EPA Office of Inspector General published a report finding that two of the agency's offices have not complied with certain statutory reporting and analysis requirements concerning the renewable fuel standard (RFS).
August 17, 2016
The National Association of Truck Stop Operators has issued a statement opposing efforts to move the point of obligation under the renewable fuel standard (RFS) from refiners and importers to rack sellers, a position supported by oil lobby AFPM.
August 10, 2016
A recent report from an EU court says achievement of the 10 percent transport target may be questionable as statistics might be overestimated because member states could report biofuels as sustainable when its sustainability was not verified
August 09, 2016
Big Oil's industry association AFPM filed a petition for rulemaking with EPA asking the agency to move the point of obligation under the RFS to the owner of hydrocarbons at the rack, which is the same point where fuel excise taxes are are collected.
July 21, 2016
Forty U.S. senators from across the country called on the EPA July 21 to strengthen biodiesel volumes in the pending renewable fuel standard (RFS) proposal. The EPA proposed 2.1 billion gallons for 2018, but the senators are pushing for 2.5 billion.
July 14, 2016
In a letter to U.S. legislators, a diverse coalition of environmental, veterans, labor, renewable fuels and social justice groups is challenging Congress to repeal nearly $4 billion a year in taxpayer subsidies given to Big Oil.
July 13, 2016
A bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate to extend the $1-per-gallon biodiesel tax credit through 2019 and restructure the incentive from a blenders credit to a domestic production credit. The bill mirrors House legislation introduced in May.
July 12, 2016
The U.S. EPA is significantly underestimating biodiesel's capacity to deliver more advanced biofuel to U.S. consumers in the coming years, the National Biodiesel Board said in public comments on a pending renewable fuels proposal.
July 11, 2016
Pacific Biodiesel President Robert King attended in early July the formal signing of the Renewable Fuels Production Tax Credit by Hawaii Gov. David Ige, a long-awaited incentive for biofuels producers in the state. The credit takes effect in 2017.