Policy

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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

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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

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 30, 2022

Tidewater Renewables announces agreement for CFR credits

BY Tidewater Renewables Ltd. Tidewater Renewables Ltd. has announced a multi-year agreement with an investment-grade company to sell Federal Clean Fuel Regulation (CFR) credits that it will receive through the production and sale of fuels at its British Columbia biorefinery. READ MORE

June 29, 2022

EU’s Transport and Tourism Committee agrees on SAF goals

BY Erin VoegeleMembers of the European Parliament (MEPs) on the Transport and Tourism Committee on June 27 voted 25 to six in favor of adopting a draft negotiating mandate on the ReFuelEU aviation rules, which sets a goal for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) use. 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 29, 2022

IATA: Incentives needed to increase SAF production

BY International Air Transport Association The International Air Transport Association called for governments to urgently put in place large-scale incentives to rapidly expand the use of SAF as aviation pursues its commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. READ MORE

June 28, 2022

ITA seeks nominations for REEEAC

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration on June 16 published a notice renewing its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee and soliciting nominations for membership. READ MORE

June 27, 2022

Growth Energy challenges EPA’s ‘alternative compliance’ approach

BY Growth Energy Growth Energy filed petitions for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging the U.S. EPA’s decision to excuse certain refineries from their obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE