Senators Ask EPA for RFS “Set” Rulemaking

Cindy Zimmerman

Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) this week led a bipartisan group of colleagues in a letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish renewable volume obligations that are additive for all fuel types in the upcoming “set” rule under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The senators also highlighted additional actions EPA should take in order to …

ACE, Clean Fuels Alliance, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA, RFS

Clean Fuels Welcomes MO Biodiesel Tax Incentive

Cindy Zimmerman

Clean Fuels Alliance America representatives this week joined Missouri Governor Mike Parson as he signed legislation creating new incentives for biodiesel consumption and production in the state. Missouri’s new law will help drive biodiesel demand in the state, add value to Missouri-grown soybeans, and provide Missouri citizens with a domestically made fuel that helps lower fuel prices. “The biodiesel industry …

advanced biofuels, Biodiesel, Clean Fuels Alliance, Soybeans

Renewable Fuels Industry Holds Briefing on Set Rule

Cindy Zimmerman

Fuels America held a webinar briefing with industry stakeholders Thursday about the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard. Under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program in the Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets annual biofuel blending requirements in accordance with volumes determined by Congress through 2022. After 2022, in a rulemaking commonly referred to as “The Set,” …

Audio, aviation biofuels, Biodiesel, biofuels, Clean Fuels Alliance, corn, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

Clean Fuels and EPA Pause Food Waste Records Litigation

Cindy Zimmerman

Clean Fuels Alliance America and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have agreed to pause on a lawsuit challenging new recordkeeping requirements for biodiesel and renewable diesel producers who use separated food waste, such as used cooking oil, as a feedstock. The parties agreed to put the case in abeyance through November 30, 2022, while Clean Fuels and its members continue …

Biodiesel, biofuels, Clean Fuels Alliance, EPA, renewable diesel

Clean Fuels Celebrates Rebrand with Missouri Governor

Cindy Zimmerman

Clean Fuels Alliance America welcomed state and local officials to its headquarters in Jefferson City, Missouri Tuesday to celebrate rebranding and expanding. Clean Fuels, formerly known as the National Biodiesel Board, expanded its brand this year in recognition of the multiple, rapidly growing clean fuels it represents, including biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, Rep. …

Biodiesel, biofuels, Clean Fuels Alliance

Clean Fuels Urges NY to Move Forward with Bioheat®

Cindy Zimmerman

The Clean Fuels industry wants New York to know there is ample supply to meet the state’s Bioheat® fuel mandate, which was due to take effect on July 1. Clean Fuels Alliance America, the Empire State Energy Association, and the New York State Energy Coalition recently sent a joint letter to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) …

Biodiesel, biofuels, Bioheat, Clean Fuels Alliance

Biodiesel and Food Sustainability Webinar

Cindy Zimmerman

As the food industry is under increasing pressure to meet increasingly ambitious sustainability goals demand continues to grow for biodiesel, a renewable alternative that more companies and municipalities are leveraging to lower their carbon footprint.   The Center for Food Integrity (CFI) and the United Soybean Board (USB) are hosting a free webinar Tuesday Aug. 30 at 1:00 pm central to …

Biodiesel, Clean Fuels Alliance, Energy, Sustainability

New Registered Trademark Agreement for Bioheat®

Cindy Zimmerman

Clean Fuels Alliance America recently announced the newest version of their Bioheat® Fuel Trademark License Agreement. To simplify the registration process, a website has been developed where current and new registrants may go to access the agreement for review and execution with Clean Fuels staff. After execution of a completed agreement, registrants will be sent the completed and ready for …

Biodiesel, Bioheat, Clean Fuels Alliance

Clean Fuels Benefits Highlighted in Letter to Administration

Cindy Zimmerman

Clean Fuels Alliance America last week wrote a letter to President Joe Biden and other administration officials highlighting the biodiesel and renewable diesel industry’s contribution to job growth in the clean energy sector and asking them to support tax policy that encourages continued industry growth. “The clean fuels industry increased production during 2021, making an essential contribution to the nation’s …

advanced biofuels, Biodiesel, Clean Fuels Alliance, renewable diesel

Clean Fuels Production Growing to Help Diesel Prices

Cindy Zimmerman

U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel producers are working to extend fuel supplies and provide relief at the pump to American families, according to a letter from Clean Fuels Alliance America sent to President Joe Biden, administration officials, and congressional leaders this week. “Our industry is investing billions to expand production of biodiesel, renewable diesel, and sustainable aviation fuel to further …

Biodiesel, biofuels, Clean Fuels Alliance, renewable diesel