EU extends, expands antidumping, countervailing measures

On May 5 the Council of the European Union adopted regulations to extend the antidumping and countervailing duties that currently apply to imports of biodiesel originating in the U.S. to imports of biodiesel consigned from Canada.

Greenergy converts inedible pies, chips into biodiesel

U.K.-based Greenergy International has begun manufacturing biodiesel from food waste. On May 5 the company announced a partnership formed with edible oil recycling company Brocklesby Ltd. to produce biodiesel from a plethora of waste food product.

Albemarle acquires alternative biodiesel catalyst firm Catilin

Global specialty chemical firm Albemarle Corp. has expanded its presence in the biofuels market by acquiring Catilin Inc., a biodiesel technology development firm that employs unique heterogeneous biodiesel catalysis.

CO2 giant partners with Sapphire to develop open pond system

What happens when an industry leader that employs roughly 48,000 people and earned nearly $18 billion in the gases and engineering sector in 2010 partners with a young, innovative algae company? We're about to find out.

Ontario selects Rentech for long-term biojet feedstock supply

Los Angeles-based Rentech Inc. has received approval by the Province of Ontario, Canada, to obtain a long-term supply of up to 1.3 million tons per year of Crown timber for the company's planned biobased jet fuel project, Project Olympiad.

Iowa biodiesel industry awaits governor's signature on SF 531

Iowa remains poised to emerge as the country's frontrunner of biodiesel production and consumption as the state's Senate and House both voted to extend its biodiesel tax credit program, set to expire at the end of this year, through 2017.

Arizona State research team to fight algae contamination

The number one challenge the emerging algae industry faces today, according to ASU professor Qiang Hu, is algal culture protection. Hu recently received a $1 million grant from USDA to study how bugs like zooplankton affect algae culture.

From field to tank and back again: tracing German biodiesel

According to legislation in effect since the beginning of 2011, biofuels can only be sold in the German market if it can be demonstrated that the crops from which the biofuel is produced were grown in line with the principles of sustainability.

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