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5 hours ago

STB to renew charter of RETAC

BY Erin VoegeleThe Surface Transportation Board on Sept. 26 announced that it intends to renew the charter of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, which provides guidance on the rail transport of energy resources, including biofuels. READ MORE

5 hours ago

ADM, Syngenta partner on low-carbon oilseeds

BY ADM ADM and Syngenta Group have signed an MOU to collaborate in scaling research and commercialization of low carbon-intensity next-generation oilseeds and improved varieties to help meet skyrocketing demand for biofuels and sustainably sourced products. READ MORE

September 27, 2023

FAA offers $245 million in SAF infrastructure funding

BY Erin VoegeleThe Federal Aviation Administration on Sept. 25 launched a new competitive grant program that, in part, can support projects to add sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production capacity to existing renewable diesel and ethanol plants. READ MORE

September 27, 2023

Neste expands renewable fuels supply capabilities in California

BY Neste Corp. Neste has expanded its capability to supply renewable fuels to customers on the West Coast of the U.S. in cooperation with Vopak. The company commissioned terminal capacity at Vopak’s Los Angeles terminal for storing SAF and renewable diesel. READ MORE

September 26, 2023

Vilsack discusses impact of looming government shutdown

BY Erin VoegeleAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Sept. 25 participated in a White House press briefing where he discussed how USDA operations, rural America and work on the 2023 Farm Bill could be impacted by the looming government shutdown. READ MORE

September 26, 2023

A new era for certified SAF takes off

BY Evident Evident on Sept. 21 announced that World Energy has become the first user of its new, international global standard for SAF. The certification scheme, named Fly-i, will work in a similar way to the procurement of RECs. READ MORE

September 25, 2023

DOE seeks input on building supply chains for SAF

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. DOE has released a RFI to better understand the challenges facing critical elements within SAF supply chains. The agency is specifically seeking input from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and stakeholders. READ MORE

September 21, 2023

EPA: 2.04 billion RINs generated in August

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA on Aug. 21 released data indicating nearly 2.04 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in August, up from 1.84 billion generated in August 2022. Total RIN generation for the first eight months of the year reached nearly 15.45 billion. READ MORE

September 21, 2023

EPA: 1 new SRE petition filed, 3 SRE petitions now pending

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA on Sept. 21 released updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data, reporting that one new SRE petition has been filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard over the past month. Three SRE petitions are now pending. READ MORE