February 24, 2015
The Iowa Legislature created a 3-cent per gallon differential tax rate for B11 and higher biodiesel blends in the road funding legislation passed Feb. 24. This provision is expected to boost the availability and sales of cleaner-burning biodiesel.
February 13, 2015
The fourth annual California Biodiesel Conference, produced by the California Biodiesel Alliance, was held in Sacramento on Feb. 4 and featured key California regulatory, legislative, and environmental leaders and biodiesel industry professionals.
February 11, 2015
As a result of California's Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions program (MRR), biofuel producers, position holders and companies that import biodiesel into California are subject to reporting obligations based on specified thresholds.
February 11, 2015
USDA hosted a media call announcing that more than $280 million is being made available to eligible applicants through the Rural Energy for America Program. REAP helps ag producers and rural small businesses reduce energy costs and consumption.
February 09, 2015
Highlighting biodiesel's track record as the only EPA-designated advanced biofuel under the renewable fuel standard to reach commercial-scale production nationwide, the senators called on the Obama administration to get the program back on track.
February 06, 2015
The Indonesian House of Representatives has approved an increase in the nation's biodiesel sales subsidy from Rp 1,500 per liter to Rp 4,000 per liter (44.7 cents per gallon to $1.19 per gallon), down 30 cents from the energy ministry's proposal.
January 28, 2015
The National Biodiesel Board sharply criticized a decision by the EPA to allow streamlined Argentinian biodiesel imports to the U.S. under the RFS. The decision allows Argentinian biodiesel producers to use a survey plan for certifying feedstock.
January 27, 2015
On the occasion of a high-level policy conference in Brussels organized by the biodiesel supply chain, prominent researchers have underlined the benefits of biodiesel as well as their reservations regarding the readiness of the ILUC science.
January 26, 2015
At the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Fort Worth, Texas, renewable fuels supporters cheered as federal policy experts, including Byron Dorgan, Kenny Hulshof and Matt Blunt, urged advocates to write their own script for success.