Court Decision Maintains Duties on Argentine Biodiesel

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The U.S. Court of International Trade made the decision this week to uphold the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final determination in its changed circumstances review (CCR) of duties on imports of Argentine biodiesel. The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) welcomed the decision. “NBB’s Fair Trade Coalition and members are grateful that the Department of Commerce stood by U.S. biodiesel producers and …

Biodiesel, Exports, NBB, Trade

NBB Renews Request to Meet with EPA Administrator

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The National Biodiesel Board sent a second request to EPA Administrator Michael Regan last week asking for a meeting to discuss the findings of a new study on the potential health benefits of using biodiesel as a transportation fuel. NBB previously requested a meeting with Regan in May. The study from Trinity Consultants quantifies at a community level the public …

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Biodiesel Tax Credit Extension in Build Back Better Bill

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Biodiesel Board is pleased the House Ways & Means Committee include a proposed extension through 2031 of the biodiesel and renewable diesel blenders tax credit in the Build Back Better Act. “Biodiesel and renewable diesel are clean, low-carbon fuels that are widely available today to achieve the carbon reductions Congress is seeking. These fuels are 74% less carbon …

Biodiesel, biofuels, NBB, renewable diesel

Biofuel Infrastructure in Build Back Better Bill

Cindy Zimmerman

Biodiesel and ethanol producer organizations are pleased that both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees have included infrastructure funding for higher ethanol blends into their drafts for the Build Back Better Act budget reconciliation package. Specifically, the new bill language provides for $960 million to install, retrofit, or otherwise upgrade fuel dispensers or pumps and related equipment, storage tank system …

ACE, Biodiesel, Ethanol, Ethanol News, NBB, Renewable Fuels Association, RFA

Groups Oppose Motion to Remand SREs without Vacatur

Cindy Zimmerman

Six biofuel-supporting organizations filed a motion this week opposing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) motion to “remand but not vacate the 31 small refinery exemptions (SREs) the Trump Administration granted in August 2019.” The Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, National Corn Growers Association, National Biodiesel Board, American Coalition for Ethanol, and National Farmers Union as a coalition are currently challenging …

ACE, Biodiesel, biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News, NBB, NCGA, NFU, Renewable Fuels Association, RFA

B100 Pilot Truck to be Showcased at Farm Progress Show

Cindy Zimmerman

One of five trucks used in last year’s cooperative B100 pilot program will be on display at the 2021 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois this week, according to the National Biodiesel Board (NBB). The pilot, conducted by ADM, the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA), Optimus Technologies, American Lung Association (ALA), National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council was …

Biodiesel, NBB, Soybean, Soybeans, Trucks

USDA Invests $26 Million in Biofuel Infrastructure

Cindy Zimmerman

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $26 million to build infrastructure to expand the availability of higher-blend renewable biofuels by 822 million gallons annually in 23 states. The announcement includes investments in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Texas …

Biodiesel, E15, E85, Ethanol, Ethanol News, NBB, Renewable Fuels Association, RFA, USDA

NBB Launches Ad Campaign on Renewable Fuel Standard

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Biodiesel Board has launched a new radio advertising campaign calling on President Biden to maintain his commitment to the Renewable Fuel Standard. The ads will air on more than 200 radio stations in Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin on the Brownfield Ag News Network. “As a candidate last August, Joe Biden called the Renewable Fuel Standard ‘our …

Audio, Biodiesel, biofuels, canola, EPA, NBB, RFS

States Tackle Carbon Emissions with Bioheat®

Cindy Zimmerman

More states are recognizing the benefits of Bioheat® fuel for carbon emissions reduction. According to the National Biodiesel Board, governors from Connecticut and Rhode Island recently approved mandates requiring increased use of biomass-based heating oil, also known as Bioheat® fuel, over the next decade. A similar bill in New York awaits the governor’s signature. Each of the mandates differ slightly. …

Biodiesel, Bioheat, NBB

Biodiesel Board Seeing Membership Growth

Cindy Zimmerman

With interest in low carbon fuels growing, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) is experiencing growth in membership within the biodiesel and renewable diesel industry. Eight new companies have joined the organization in the last year, according to CEO Donnell Rehagen. “It’s an incredible time for the biodiesel and renewable diesel industry as we push toward our vision of 6 billion …

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