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Study finds US biodiesel industry supports nearly 48,000 jobs

BY The National Biodiesel Board Nearly 100 biodiesel industry leaders are converging on Capitol Hill June 28 to call for strong clean-fuels policy as a new study finds that the U.S. industry supports nearly 48,000 jobs. Imports, however, are lowering that job number significantly. READ MORE

June 22, 2016

NBB to Congress: Biodiesel is advanced biofuel success story

BY The National Biodiesel Board Biodiesel is delivering the vast majority of advanced biofuel under the RFS and is poised for continued growth with strong policy, NBB Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel told Congress in a hearing on RFS implementation issues. READ MORE

June 21, 2016

Conventional, advanced biofuel leaders gather in Milwaukee

BY Ron KotrbaThe National Biodiesel Board's Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel participated in a panel with other biofuel industry leaders at the 32nd Annual International FEW and co-located National Advanced Biofuels Conference in Milwaukee June 21. READ MORE

June 15, 2016

Scientists challenge food-vs.-fuel argument

BY Ron KotrbaA new report debunks public misperceptions about food security and biofuels development READ MORE

June 15, 2016

GRFA: Commit to biofuels policies to achieve COP21 targets

BY The Global Renewable Fuels Alliance The GRFA called on parties to the COP21 climate agreement to take action to reduce carbon emissions from transportation and incorporate increased biofuels blending as part of their national plans. To date, 177 parties have signed the agreement. READ MORE

June 02, 2016

Newport Biodiesel settles Clean Air Act violations, makes history

BY Ron KotrbaEPA and Newport Biodiesel have settled an environmental enforcement case, concluding the first civil judicial action against a biodiesel producer for violations of CAA hazardous air pollutant regulations and chemical accident prevention standards. READ MORE

June 02, 2016

'Fleet Footprint' event hosted by Amerigreen Energy this spring

BY Amerigreen Energy Amerigreen Energy hosted an event with Clean Cities this spring in New Jersey. The event presented an honest assessment of all transportation fuels and energy in light of pending regulations such as GHG emissions reductions requirements. READ MORE

June 01, 2016

Growing advanced biofuel gallons

BY Ron KotrbaThe Advanced Biofuels Association recently added three new members, two of which are biodiesel producers, bringing the volume of advanced biofuels gallons the organization represents to nearly 10 billion READ MORE

May 26, 2016

Iowa biodiesel production tax credit extended through 2024

BY Ron KotrbaIn Iowa, at Renewable Energy Group Inc.'s Newton biodiesel plant, Gov. Terry Branstad signed legislation into law May 24 extending and expanding state biodiesel incentives. SF 2309 extends a 2 cpg biodiesel production tax credit through 2024. READ MORE