November 17, 2015
Nearly 100 biodiesel leaders from across the country will press lawmakers on Capitol Hill Nov. 17 to reinstate the biodiesel tax incentive as a domestic production credit in line with a proposal passed unanimously by the Senate Finance Committee.
November 03, 2015
Germany's UFOP says while EU's biofuel policy is falsely being pointed at as a driver of Indonesia's fires, continued EU and Indonesian inaction are really to blame since RED requirements and increased sustainability measures preclude such activity
October 30, 2015
A national survey shows that biodiesel is an increasingly popular alternative fuel and that support for the renewable fuel standard (RFS) is on the rise. With just one month until EPA releases its final rule, 80 percent of voters support an RFS.
October 29, 2015
As the battle over the biodiesel tax credit structure heats up, the National Biodiesel Board sent a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee Oct. 28 urging reinstatement and conversion of the incentive from a blender to a producer credit.
October 28, 2015
The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association’s biodiesel producers sent a letter Oct. 28 to all members of the Iowa Congressional delegation urging them to help level the energy playing field by pushing for swift passage of a multiyear biodiesel tax credit.
October 28, 2015
At its annual award luncheon Oct. 28, the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition honored National Biodiesel Board Vice President Anne Steckel with its Initiative of the Year Award for her work promoting biodiesel locally and nationally.
October 27, 2015
Agreeing to respectfully disagree was one of very few assenting points reached by association heads representing the biodiesel, ethanol and advanced biofuel groups during a candid debate about RFS, policy amendments and the best course of action.
October 22, 2015
Congress is expected to take up the tax extenders package soon. While the NBB strongly supports restructuring the biodiesel blender credit to a producer incentive, the ABFA and the petroleum groups it has aligned with solidly oppose the move.
October 21, 2015
The Indian government issued a notice Oct. 19 stating it is exempting goods used for production of biodiesel from central excise tax. The specific biodiesel inputs that are now exempt are RBD palm stearin, methanol and sodium methoxide.