Groups Urge Treasury to Finalize Clean Fuels Credit

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Over two dozen organizations representing all segments of the renewable fuels industry sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen this week urging her to finalize and publish guidance for the §45Z Clean Fuels Production Credit as soon as possible. The credit, which was created in the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act, is designed to incentivize domestic production of low-carbon fuels …

aviation biofuels, Biodiesel, Clean Fuels Alliance, Ethanol, Ethanol News

Clean Fuels Makes Governing Board Changes

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Clean Fuels Alliance America announced recent changes within its Governing Board. Courtney Lawrenson, Vice President – Oils and Energy at AGP, has been appointed by the board to serve as Second Vice-Chair succeeding Gary Louis who recently retired from his role with Seaboard Energy as as President and CEO. Peter Ostenfeld-Rosenthal, incoming President and CEO at Seaboard Energy, joins the …

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Clean Fuels Celebrates Ag on the National Mall

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Clean Fuels Alliance America was one of 30 organizations and 25 equipment manufacturers on the National Mall this week for the second Celebration of Modern Agriculture spotlighting the Future of Food and Farming. Clean Fuels Director of Public Affairs and Federal Communications Paul Winters says they had a good local message for visitors who live in the DC area. “We’re …

Audio, Biodiesel, Clean Fuels Alliance, Equipment

Clean Fuels and Soy Growers React to SAF Guidance

Cindy Zimmerman

Clean Fuels Alliance America welcomed updates to the GREET model released this week for calculating 2023-2024 sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) blender tax incentives (§40B). For the first time, these updates recognize the carbon benefits of some of the climate smart agriculture practices that U.S. farmers are already utilizing. However, Clean Fuels urges USDA and Treasury to further update the GREET …

ASA, aviation biofuels, Biodiesel, biofuels, Clean Fuels Alliance, SAF, Soybeans

Trade Groups Urge EPA to Meet 2026 RFS Volumes Deadline

Cindy Zimmerman

Clean Fuels Alliance America and other trade associations representing feedstock providers, advanced biofuel producers, and low-carbon fuel customers are urging the Environmental Protection Agency to propose and finalize 2026 Renewable Fuel Standard volumes by this November’s statutory deadline. In a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan, the nine organizations highlighted the dramatic drop in the value of RFS compliance credits …

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Clean Fuels Disappointed in Heavy Duty Vehicle Standards

Cindy Zimmerman

The Environmental Protection Agency was very proud of its new “Strongest-Ever Greenhouse Gas Standards for Trucks” released on Friday, but Clean Fuels Alliance America was extremely disappointed in the outcome. EPA did not evaluate use of biodiesel and renewable diesel as part of engine systems to meet the new standards, focusing primarily on tailpipe emissions. However, the agency considered a …

Biodiesel, Clean Fuels Alliance, EPA

Biodiesel Day Celebrates Innovation

Cindy Zimmerman

The clean fuels industry is celebrating National Biodiesel Day today on March 18, the birthday of diesel engine inventor Rudolf Diesel. The engine was originally designed to operate on peanut oil, as Diesel was a visionary who recognized the potential of vegetable oils as a renewable fuel source. Clean Fuels Alliance America COO Doug Whitehead says Diesel’s pioneering spirit continues …

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New Assessment Shows Soy Carbon Footprint is Lower

Cindy Zimmerman

A new Life Cycle Assessment conducted by Sustainable Solutions Corporation (SSC) for the United Soybean Board (USB) and the National Oilseed Processors Association (NOPA) finds a significant reduction in the lifecycle carbon footprint for U.S. soy. According to the assessment, there is a 22% decrease in the carbon footprint associated with U.S. production of crude soy oil, which translates into …

advanced biofuels, Biodiesel, Clean Fuels Alliance, Soybeans, USB

Clean Fuels Showcases What’s New at #Classic24

Cindy Zimmerman

It was over 30 years ago that soybean farmers found a new market for their product in fuel made from soybean oil that was eventually called biodiesel, but the market for that clean fuel has expanded to include new feedstocks and opportunities. Clean Fuels Alliance America, formally known as the National Biodiesel Board, hosted a Learning Center Session at the …

Audio, aviation biofuels, Biodiesel, Clean Fuels Alliance, feedstocks, renewable diesel, SAF, Sustainability

ZimmCast on Clean and Renewable Fuels

Cindy Zimmerman

The push for everything to be more carbon neutral and sustainable has never been stronger, and that continues to increase the demand for clean and renewable fuels. Clean Fuels Alliance America and the Renewable Fuels Association have both held their annual conferences this year to focus on the challenges and opportunities for the U.S. biofuels industry. The Clean Fuels Conference …

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