Biodiesel Board’s Steckel Honored by Clean Cities

John Davis

A leader from the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) has been recognized by a group working in public-private partnership to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector. The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition on Wednesday honored National Biodiesel Board Vice President Anne Steckel with its Initiative of the Year Award for her work promoting biodiesel on the local and national …

Biodiesel, NBB

Get Set to Go to the Biodiesel Conference in Tampa!

John Davis

It’s that time of year again! Time to register for the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, going on Jan. 25-28, 2016, in Tampa, Florida. Organizers promise networking and educational opportunities that aren’t available anywhere else. This year, we are on the water in Tampa, and you’ll see some big differences to our format. First, we’ve expanded meeting and sitting space …

Biodiesel, Biodiesel Conference, NBB

Young Scientists Can Apply for Biodiesel Scholarship

John Davis

College science students are being invited to apply for scholarships to attend the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, Jan. 25 – 28 in Tampa, Florida. The National Biodiesel Board, the United Soybean Board and the National Biodiesel Foundation are offering a $500 travel scholarship with the application deadline of Nov. 12. Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel is an NBB program …

Biodiesel, NBB

California LCFS Opens Opportunities for Biodiesel

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) is very pleased with the decision last week by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to readopt the Low Carbon Fuels Standard and the increased role biodiesel will play in that standard. The new standard finds that biodiesel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 percent and often by as much as 81 percent …

Audio, Biodiesel, Low Carbon Fuel Standard, NBB

Biodiesel Board Responds to EU Protectionism

John Davis

The European Union has extended its protectionist trade duties that have kept the American green fuel out of the continent since 2009. The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) is calling on Congress to reinstate the U.S. tax incentive now to help counter what NBB sees as unfair trade practices. “The European Commission has decided to continue a policy that is clearly …

Biodiesel, NBB

Everyone Wins with Bioheat

Joanna Schroeder

Paul Nazzaro said that Bioheat has been a win, win situation for marketers, the biodiesel industry and the petroleum people as well during the Biodiesel/Bioheat Forum that recently took place in Mankao, Minnesota. Nazzaro is the President of Nazzaro Group, who is a liaison between the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and companies who want to, or do sell Bioheat. Specific …

advance biofuels, Audio, Biodiesel, Bioheat, NBB, Soybeans

#Biodiesel Supports #AgMedia

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) was proud to once again be a part of the Ag Media Summit last week and share their positive message about the biodiesel industry. “AMS is really a great gathering of a wide variety of publications across the ag industry,” said Jessica Robinson of NBB. “It’s a good opportunity to talk with people and let …

Audio, Biodiesel, Media, NBB

NBB Cites Biodiesel Benefits of RFS

Joanna Schroeder

The comment period has officially ended for the final 2014 and 2015 final Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rule as set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The National Biodiesel Board submitted comments but has a different take on how to keep the legislation moving forward and successful. Biodiesel falls under the Biomass-based Diesel category of the RFS, which is a …

advance biofuels, Biodiesel, EPA, NBB, Renewable Energy, RFS

Hope for Renewable Energy Tax Credits

Cindy Zimmerman

The Senate Finance Committee is set to vote Tuesday on a two-year extension of tax benefits, including the production tax credit for wind power, and credits for biodiesel and cellulosic biofuels production. “This markup will give the Committee a timely opportunity to act on extending a number of expired provisions in the tax code that help families, individuals and small …

advance biofuels, AEC, BIO, Biodiesel, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Government, Growth Energy, NBB, RFA

EPA Hearing Turnout to Show #RFSWorks

Cindy Zimmerman

The public hearing in Kansas City, Kansas last week on EPA’s proposed volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard was a who’s who of the biofuels industry and then some. A total of 254 people on 43 panels testified in two different rooms for about seven and a half hours. It was over twice as many people who testified at …

ACE, Audio, Biodiesel, biofuels, EPA, Ethanol, Ethanol News, NBB, NFU, RFA, RFS