EPA opens comment period on draft RFS report The U.S. EPA on Jan. 3 released an external review draft of its third triennial report to congress on biofuels and environment for public comment. A 60-day public comment period will be open through March 6.
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Senate confirms McKalip, Taylor to federal posts The Senate has confirmed Doug McKalip and Alexis Taylor to posts critical to agriculture trade. McKalip is now chief agricultural negotiator at the Office of the USTR and Taylor is USDA under secretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs. READ MORE SHARE
Eni launches new sustainable mobility company Eni has announced the incorporation of Eni Sustainable Mobility, its new company dedicated to sustainable mobility. The company will develop bio-refining, biomethane and the sale of mobility products and services in Italy and abroad.READ MORE SHARE
DOE awards $1 million for bioenergy research Three projects have been selected for funding under a U.S. DOE interagency agreement with the Minority Serving Institution STEM Research & Development Consortium. The projects focus on algae, waste feedstocks, and catalyst development.
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USDA announces REAP awards, opens new funding roundThe USDA on Dec. 15 awarded $285 million to 844 projects under the Rural Energy for America Program. The agency also announced it is offering an additional $300 million in REAP funding, including $250 million allocated through the IRA.READ MORE SHARE
Rolls-Royce, Gulfstream fuel flight with 100% SAFRolls-Royce and Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. are leading the way towards sustainable business aviation by conducting the first original equipment manufacturer test flight of an ultralong-range business jet powered by 100 percent SAF. READ MORE SHARE