Policy

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California Biodiesel Conference to focus on regulatory stability

BY The California Biodiesel Alliance An absolute must for anyone doing or wanting to do business in the Golden State, the California Biodiesel Conference, to be held Feb. 24, will focus on new realities and possibilities as the state's industry enters an era of regulatory stability. READ MORE

January 26, 2016

Biodiesel poised to fuel US carbon strategy

BY The National Biodiesel Board Intentional strategies of deception, modeled after those pioneered by the tobacco industry, are working to spread doubt about climate change and the need for action. At the 2016 National Biodiesel Conference, biodiesel is standing up for the truth. READ MORE

January 19, 2016

EPA rules for Argentinian biodiesel imports challenged in court

BY The American Soybean Association The National Biodiesel Board recently filed a legal brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit regarding its petition for review of EPA rules on Argentinian biodiesel imports under the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

January 15, 2016

In Depth: Back On Solid Ground

BY Ron KotrbaAfter an extended period of policy uncertainty, the final renewable fuel standard (RFS) rule and a two-year retroactive reinstatement of the $1-per-gallon blenders tax credit are expected to bring stability back to the U.S. biodiesel sector. READ MORE

January 14, 2016

Iowa biodiesel production breaks record in 2015

BY The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association IRFA announced Jan. 13 that despite policy uncertainty for nearly all of 2015, Iowa biodiesel production set a new annual record of 242 million gallons. The use of soy oil decreased, but it remains the largest biodiesel feedstock at 66 percent. READ MORE

January 14, 2016

Opinion: California Launches New Fuel Policies in 2016

BY Graham NoyesAccording to the 2015 State Agency Greenhouse Gas Report Card, California GHG policies reduced more than 37 million metric tons of GHG emissions in 2013, and the state intends to quadruple that rate of reduction by 2020. READ MORE

January 11, 2016

In Depth: Our Commitment to a Sustainable Future

BY Carlos AraujoBiodiesel is a real solution to reducing carbon emissions and mitigating the threat of climate change the world over. Many countries are adopting plans to reduce greenhouse gases, and biodiesel is an effective part of those measures. READ MORE

January 11, 2016

In Depth: Poised for the Best Year Yet

BY Katie FletcherThe U.S. biodiesel industry had to prove its durability in 2015, but the release of finalized RVOs and reinstatement of the blender tax credit offer many a hopeful outlook for 2016. READ MORE

January 06, 2016

NBB hires general counsel to lead legal, regulatory issues

BY The National Biodiesel Board The National Biodiesel Board announced Jan. 6 it has hired Washington, D.C., attorney Sandra Franco as general counsel. Franco previously was a partner at Morgan Lewis, where she specialized in the Clean Air Act and natural resources law. READ MORE