Inside Jan/Feb 2004


Feedstock Considers for Future U.S. Producers

BY Robert L. StroupMultiple factors influence biodiesel feedstock choices for American producers. From virgin soybean oil to recycled restaurant grease, price, availability and quality are vital-and continuous-assessments. Over the longterm, multiple feedstock production might prove to be the safest route for U.S. producers. READ MORE

Bluegrass-roots movement

BY Tom BryanFrom Mammoth Cave National Park to the Carmeuse Lime Mines, Kentucky is embracing biodiesel with open arms. READ MORE

American Biofuels tests new Bakersfield plant

BY Tom BryanContinuous-flow process utilizes 'plug-in' modular units READ MORE

Riverside, Calif., plant temporarily on hold

BY Tom BryanSSPC signed Lurgi PSI to build the proposed 30-mmgy plant READ MORE

Will U.S. production climb to European levels

BY Mark HamnettEnvironmental concerns, widespread diesel engine acceptance put European Union nations on top READ MORE

Front End - Biodiesel News & Trends

U.S. Navy using Biodiesel Industries unit

Project could lead to use of portable biodiesel units on missions abroad READ MORE

Modular production technology up close

BY Tom BryanBiodiesel Industries offers small-scale 'Mini MPU,' commercial 'MPU 3.0 READ MORE

SoyMor breaks ground on soybean biorefinery

Phase two' of the project is a proposed biodiesel plant READ MORE

EU adopts new rules for biodiesel 'detaxation'

BY Member nations must incorporate directive by the end of 2004

Major 'biodiesel impact' bills of 2003

A report circulated by the National Biodiesel Board has identified 18 states that, collectively, passed 25 biodiesel impact bills in 2003. Below, Biodiesel Magazine has compiled an abridged state legislation list, providing summaries of bills that most directly affect production. READ MORE