December 06, 2013
Greenleaf Biofuels LLC announced in December that, as of Oct. 31, the company produced its 1 millionth gallon of biodiesel. In commercial production at its New Haven, Conn., terminal location since this summer, reaching this milestone was a key goal.
December 05, 2013
Leaders from Renewable Energy Group joined more than two dozen biodiesel advocates in providing testimony at an EPA hearing on the proposed 2014 RFS volumes. REG's Gary Haer questioned why EPA used outdated data to develop its RVO proposal for 2014.
December 05, 2013
Several Iowa business leaders, farmers and the governor have made a compelling case for expanding biodiesel under the federal RFS at an EPA hearing Dec. 5. The agency has proposed stalling the biomass-based diesel mandate for both 2014 and 2015.
December 04, 2013
Nearly two dozen representatives of the U.S. biodiesel industry are slated to testify at an EPA hearing Thursday about the threat to their businesses and surrounding communities under the EPA's proposed renewable fuel standard (RFS) for biodiesel.
November 25, 2013
Following U.S. EPA's Nov. 15 announcement that the agency proposes scaling back the renewable fuel standard (RFS) volumes next year, stock values surged for four of the "Big Five" oil companies, representing a $23 billion windfall in just one day.
November 21, 2013
As of Nov. 27, the EU will impose definitive antidumping duties on imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia. The antidumping measures consist of an additional duty of on average 24.6 percent for Argentina and 18.9 percent for Indonesia.
November 19, 2013
Dozens of biodiesel stakeholders from across the country headed to Capitol Hill Tuesday to support the renewable fuel standard (RFS) and voice strong disappointment with the Obama administration's recent proposal for next year's RFS volumes.
November 15, 2013
The U.S. biodiesel industry has grown significantly this year, but if the final 2014 RFS volume obligation for biomass-based diesel looks anything like EPA's proposal released Nov. 15, significant setbacks could be faced and thousands of jobs lost.
November 14, 2013
A bipartisan group of 32 U.S. senators from Washington to Maine sent a letter Nov. 14 asking the Obama administration to establish a biodiesel volume requirement of at least 1.7 billion gallons, consistent with this year's projected production.