Policy

4 hours ago

Largest US biodiesel producer responds to trade ruling

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. The U.S Department of Commerce announced its preliminary decision Aug. 22 to impose countervailing duties on biodiesel imported into the U.S. from Argentina and Indonesia. REG's CEO said this is a victory for American manufacturing and job creation. READ MORE

7 hours ago

Commerce dept. rules in favor of US producers in trade dispute

BY The National Biodiesel Board The NBB Fair Trade Coalition won a preliminary countervailing duty determination from the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding subsidized biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia. Importers will be required to pay cash deposits. READ MORE

August 14, 2017

Inside NBB: Tax Credit Advocacy Keeps the Pressure on Washington

BY The National Biodiesel Board The American biodiesel industry currently supports 64,000 jobs across the U.S. Changing the structure of the tax credit would open the door for the industry to support an impressive 81,600 U.S. jobs and $14.7 billion in total economic benefit. READ MORE

August 11, 2017

Opinion: The Noble Fight

BY Ron KotrbaFrom the Summer 2017 print edition of Biodiesel Magazine, editor Ron Kotrba writes in his editor's note that, even though the year started out rougher than many had hoped, there is a very good chance the year will end stronger than it began. READ MORE

August 09, 2017

German biodiesel sales stagnate despite higher GHG quota

BY UFOP Despite Germany's GHG reduction requirement increase from 3.5 to 4 percent, biodiesel consumption has fallen this year compared to last. This can be explained by biodiesel's improved GHG reduction profile and a well-intended but misaligned policy. READ MORE

August 09, 2017

Opinion: Application of America-first Approach to RVOs Well-intended, But Misses the Mark

BY Donnell Rehagen It will be up to our industry to make our voices heard during the comment period, with the administration, and through every avenue available until the rule is finalized later this year. It is clear that we have our work cut out for us. READ MORE

August 01, 2017

State officials say Minnesota ready to move to B20 next year

BY Ron KotrbaMinnesota, the first U.S. state to mandate biodiesel use in 2005, is making history once again as state officials have determined that the increase from 10 to 20 percent biodiesel content in diesel fuel will take effect as planned May 1, 2018. READ MORE

August 01, 2017

Biodiesel advocates provide convincing testimony at RFS hearing

BY The National Biodiesel Board The U.S. EPA held a public hearing on the proposal for the Renewable Fuel Standard Aug. 1. The National Biodiesel Board had several witnesses testify before the EPA staff and advocate for higher volumes of advanced biofuels and biomass-based diesel. READ MORE

July 31, 2017

EBB: There is no reason EU should act now to lower import duties

BY The European Biodiesel Board EU member states are to decide on the European Commission's proposal to radically lower the antidumping duties on Argentinian and Indonesian biodiesel imports. The European biodiesel industry warns of the dramatic impact that this decision may have. READ MORE