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NBB to Defend Advanced Biofuel Standard in RFS Case

Posted on April 7th, 2014

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) will deliver oral arguments alongside the EPA and Department of Justice Monday in support of the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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Senate Panel Advances Biodiesel Tax Incentive

Posted on April 3rd, 2014

The National Biodiesel Board called on Congress to act quickly on tax legislation Thursday after the Senate Finance Committee passed a package of tax provisions including an extension of the biodiesel tax incentive.

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Advanced Biofuel Trade Organizations Join Forces on Tax Incentives

Posted on March 24th, 2014

A group of biofuel trade organizations today sent a letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) encouraging extension of critical advanced biofuel tax incentives — the Second Generation Biofuel Producer Tax Credit, the Special Depreciation Allowance for Second Generation Biofuel Plant Property, the Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Fuels Credit, and the Alternative Fuel and Alternative Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit.

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National Biodiesel Day Celebrates Growth in America’s Advanced Biofuel

Posted on March 18th, 2014

You wouldn’t be reading this if it weren’t for diesel power. Diesel engines are responsible for moving the majority of goods, including electronics, from manufacturer to consumer. And more than ever before, cleaner burning, renewable biodiesel is playing a role.

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This St. Patrick’s Day, Choose a Truly “Green” Beer

Posted on March 14th, 2014

Before you lift that green beer on St. Patrick’s Day, why not select one that comes from a “green” brewery? Many breweries throughout the U.S. and Canada have robust sustainability initiatives that include using biodiesel.

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California Punctuates Biodiesel Position as America’s Advanced Biofuel

Posted on March 12th, 2014

Clean air and biodiesel – with the California Air Resources Board proposal released today you are likely to find both in California well into the future. The proposal recognizes biodiesel’s sustainability and environmental benefits, takes a notable step in the right direction, and will open new avenues for biodiesel use in the state.

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Senators Introduce Bill to Reinstate Biodiesel Tax Incentive

Posted on February 13th, 2014

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) called on Congress to move swiftly on tax legislation after Sens. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, introduced a bill to extend the expired biodiesel tax incentive for three years.

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Future Scientific Thought Leaders Implore EPA Not to Stifle Career Opportunities

Posted on January 31st, 2014

Four student leaders of the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel have added their voices to a cry that biodiesel supporters hope the Environmental Protection Agency hears.

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Biodiesel Industry Celebrates Record Production, Eyes Federal Policy During Conference

Posted on January 28th, 2014

Last week more than 1,100 members of the biodiesel industry from across the country gathered in San Diego for the 2014 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo. While industry leaders can point to another year of record growth with more than 1.8 billion gallons of biodiesel produced in 2013, a recent proposal from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has producers wary that the market could be dramatically reduced.

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Biodiesel Industry Sets New Production Record

Posted on January 27th, 2014

The U.S. biodiesel industry set a new record in 2013 by producing nearly 1.8 billion gallons, according to recently released EPA figures that underscore the industry’s case for a revised Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) proposal this year.

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