April 28, 2016
The Iowa legislature voted 94-0 in the House of Representatives and 49-0 in the Iowa Senate to secure another year of funding for the state's very successful biodiesel and ethanol blender pump program, the Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program.
April 22, 2016
The Iowa House passed legislation to extend and expand state biodiesel incentives, including a tax credit that helps keep the state's 13 biodiesel producers competitive, and a retailer's credit that entices fuel retailers to carry biodiesel blends.
April 18, 2016
The U.S. EPA delivered the proposed rule for the 2017 renewable fuel standard, including RVOs for renewable fuel, advanced and cellulosic biofuel, and the 2018 RVO for biomass-based diesel, to the White House Office of Management and Budget April 15.
April 18, 2016
According to documents published by the EPA, the agency added product transfer document (PTD) requirements for renewable fuels to the final QAP rule. The words 'custody or' were inadvertently added, but its finalized amendment clarifies its position.
April 06, 2016
Minnesota's commitment to biodiesel use has paid off with an important impact on air quality, according to an analysis of the cleaner-burning fuel by the American Lung Association in Minnesota. The state is the first to require 10 percent biodiesel.
March 29, 2016
At the presidential palace March 23, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signed into law the mandatory percentage increase of biodiesel blended with diesel fuel from 7 percent currently to 8 percent by 2017, and moving up to 10 percent by 2019.
March 25, 2016
Increased reductions of greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels required by California's low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) are driving up carbon credit prices, demand for advanced biofuels, and imports.
March 23, 2016
The California governor's budget proposal contains $62 million in potential biofuel program grants under the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program
March 16, 2016
An additional land use change impact modelization, the Global Biosphere Management Model (Globiom), has been published. Globiom is based on a model that has still not been disclosed nor validated by peers. Its findings are inconsistent with CARB's.