17 hours ago

DOE report shows biofuel, bioenergy employment increased in 2021

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Department of Energy on June 28 released its 2022 U.S. Energy and Employment Report, which includes new data on employment in the biofuels and bioenergy sectors. In general, employment in these sectors was up when compared to 2020. READ MORE

17 hours ago

Greasezilla feedstock qualifies for RINs under RFS

BY Downey Ridge Environmental Co. Downey Ridge Environmental Co., developer of Greasezilla, announces that the brown grease advanced biofuel offtake produced by Greasezilla systems is now a qualified feedstock for RIN credits under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

June 30, 2022

USDA: US planted soybean acreage up 1%

BY Erin VoegeleU.S. farmers have planted an estimated 88.3 million acres of soybeans in 2022, up 1 percent when compared to last year, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Acreage report, released June 30. READ MORE

June 30, 2022

Canada publishes final Clean Fuel Regulations

BY Erin VoegeleThe Canadian government on June 29 published final Clean Fuel Regulations, which will require fuel producers and suppliers to meet increasingly stringent carbon reduction goals for gasoline and diesel. READ MORE

June 29, 2022

Vilsack announces bioproduct pilot program

BY USDA The USDA is accepting applications for a new pilot program created under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support the development of biobased products that have lower carbon footprints and increase the use of renewable agricultural materials. READ MORE

June 24, 2022

Sustainable Oils opens North American headquarters in Montana

BY Sustainable Oils Inc. Sustainable Oils on June 23 celebrated the opening of its North American headquaters in Great Falls, Montana, which icludes plant breeding and research labs. The company specializes in the breeding, research, and marketing of camelina. READ MORE

June 23, 2022

Biofuel, ag groups comment on SEC climate disclosures rulemaking

BY Erin VoegeleGrowth Energy, RNG Coalition, NCGA, and ASA are among the ag and biofuel groups that have weighed in on a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rule that focuses on climate-related disclosures. READ MORE

June 22, 2022

Fuels Institute paper explores the carbon benefits of biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleThe Fuels Institute in June published a new white paper that discusses the carbon benefits of various biofuels. The paper also addresses matters related to policy, feedstocks availability, and vehicle and infrastructure constraints. READ MORE

June 21, 2022

OMB’s spring regulatory agenda includes timelines for RFS rules

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has indicated it will release proposed rules related to the 2023 RFS RVO and state requests to allow summer E15 sales within the next several months. The agency will also soon finalize pending canola oil fuel pathways under the RFS. READ MORE