October 1, 2013
BY Minnesota Soybean Growers Association
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on March 1 announced a short-term delay in the release of the GREET model for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), citing the need to get calculations for climate-smart agriculture right.
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack expressed confidence that the U.S. EPA will issue an emergency waiver to allow E15 to remain available this summer and discussed the USDA’s ongoing efforts with regard to SAF during a Feb. 28 congressional hearing.
The price of compliance credits for biomass-based diesel and ethanol has decreased about 45% since the start of the year, when prices were already the lowest in about three years, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
By Erin Voegele
February 28, 2024
Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Pete Ricketts, R-Neb., have introduced the Renewable Fuel for Ocean-Going Vessels Act, which aims to ensure that RINs generated for renewable fuel used by ocean-going vessels would be eligible for RFS compliance.
The government of Singapore has unveiled an action plan that aims to decarbonize the country’s aviation sector. The program will, in part, require flights departing Singapore to be fueled with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) starting in 2026.
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