1 hour ago
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.
22 hours ago
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.
January 20, 2015
Arguing that federal policy makers must see through the false attacks by renewable fuels opponents and provide certainty for their advanced biofuel industry, biodiesel advocates rallied Jan. 20 at the National Biodiesel Conference in Fort Worth.
January 15, 2015
The U.S. biodiesel market shrunk in 2014 amid policy uncertainty in Washington that destabilized the industry. According to EPA data released Jan. 15, total U.S. biodiesel consumption was down nearly 50 million gallons from the record year in 2013.
January 08, 2015
The National Biodiesel Conference, to be held Jan. 19-22 in Ft. Worth, Texas, will highlight current market challenges facing the biodiesel industry, such as low oil prices, along with federal policy issues like EPA's overdue RFS volume requirements.
December 31, 2014
Despite huge challenges and misinformation to the contrary, biodiesel has caused the goals of the entire advanced biofuel category in the renewable fuel standard to be met and exceeded every year. Now is no time to stop. We can succeed and we will.
December 23, 2014
The U.S. EPA has published a notice in the Federal Register requesting substantiations of confidentiality claims from businesses that have submitted reports and transactional information on the renewable fuel standard (RFS).
December 23, 2014
After the U.S. EPA's final Quality Assurance Plan rule established a new, unified QAP program over the summer, Q-RINs have been successfully transferred in the RIN market. For RINs generated after Dec. 31, the A- and B- verification programs end.
December 22, 2014
Obama signed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 into law Dec. 19, which reinstates the $1 per gallon biodiesel tax credits from Jan. 1, 2014, through the end of the year. Producers are thankful but want long-term policy stability.