New Data Supports #Biodiesel Carbon Benefits

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted an alternative fuels workshop in Macon, Georgia this week that reviewed the sustainability of feedstocks, such as soybean oil, used when producing biodiesel or biojet fuel. During the event, Purdue University Professor Wally Tyner presented the latest findings from a team research project (funded by the James and Louis Ackerman endowment) focused on …

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Biodiesel will Help California Reach Climate Goals

Cindy Zimmerman

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill this week which require the state to cut emissions at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 and biodiesel is part of the plan to make that happen. “The bill will ensure that the future of low carbon fuels in California remains bright,” said National Biodiesel Board Director of State Governmental Affairs …

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Senators Call for More Biodiesel in #RFS

Joanna Schroeder

Forty Senators are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to strengthen biodiesel volumes in the proposed 2018 rules for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  The senators said that biodiesel and renewable diesel are providing the vast majority of renewable fuel under the Advanced Biofuels category and the EPA should do more to encourage growth. “The biodiesel industry has met …

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NBB Applauds Senators for #Biodiesel Tax Incentive Bill

Joanna Schroeder

Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash) plus 12 co-sponsors have introduced legislation to extend the biodiesel tax incentive through 2019 that is set to expire at the end of this year. The bill would also reform the tax credit to apply only to domestically produced biodiesel. The bill follows similar legislation Sens. Grassley and Cantwell previously introduced, including …

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NBB: Strengthen #Biodiesel, Advanced Biofuel Volumes

Joanna Schroeder

As the comment period came to a close on the proposed rules for the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) called for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to strengthen biodiesel and advanced biofuel volumes. The organization says EPA is significantly underestimating biodiesel’s capacity to deliver more advanced biofuel over the coming years. “We believe the …

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#Biodiesel Industry Storms Capitol Hill

Joanna Schroeder

The biodiesel industry is storming Capitol Hill today to share the widespread benefits of the advanced renewable fuel. Nearly 100 leaders are calling on legislators to strengthen the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) as a new report released found that in 2015, the biodiesel industry produced 2.1 billion gallons of biodiesel and renewable diesel that supported $8.4 billion in economic impact …

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#FEW16 Panel Focuses on Realizing Ethanol Potential

Joanna Schroeder

Some of the biofuel industry’s top leaders took to the stage at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) this week to discuss opportunities for the biofuels industry to help it achieve its true potential in the light of the Renewable Fuel Standard and the EPA’s apparent dragging of the feet in getting renewable fuel volumes to mandated levels and higher. One …

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NBB Shares #Biodiesel Success Story with Congress

Joanna Schroeder

During a congressional hearing today in Washington, D.C. focused on the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Anne Steckel, National Biodiesel Board (NBB) vice president of federal affairs, shared biodiesel’s success story and stressed that the industry is delivering the majority of advanced biofuels under the energy program and is poised to do even more. “Biodiesel and renewable diesel …

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NBB Launches #Biodiesel Media Campaign

Joanna Schroeder

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) has launched a new advertising campaign, “More is Less“. The ad show that Americans can reduce carbon emissions and other pollution by using more biodiesel in vehicles and fleets. “Using more biodiesel means less fossil fuel, less carbon emissions, less carcinogens, less environmental impact,” said Donnell Rehagen, NBB’s Chief Operation Officer and Interim CEO. “Even …

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