Archive for the ‘Press Releases’ Category

‘Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel’ Program Selects Two New Leaders

Posted on August 27th, 2019

Hop onto a red CyRide bus in Ames, Iowa, and there’s a pretty good chance it’s fueled by a biodiesel blend. That’s thanks in part to the work of Sam Kramer, a chemical engineering and economics undergraduate, who helped get the school’s unique “BioBus” program going again after a long hiatus.

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California Approves B20 Biodiesel in Underground Storage Tanks

Posted on August 7th, 2019

California has cleared the way for storing biodiesel blends of up to 20 percent (B20) in underground storage tanks, removing the last major barrier to satisfying the state’s thirst for biodiesel.

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Biodiesel Ambassador Named to MI Environmental Hall of Fame

Posted on May 16th, 2019

The National Biodiesel Board applauds Biodiesel Ambassador Chris Case for his lifetime commitment to environmental stewardship, which has earned him a place in the Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame.

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As Food Waste Concerns Rise, Biodiesel Plays Active Role in Reduction

Posted on April 30th, 2019

It’s no secret: Americans love fried food. But, what happens to the oil after preparing those foods is part of an ever-growing conversation on reducing food waste. Restaurants and consumers alike are working to reduce the amount of food that ends up in landfills, something biodiesel has been winning at for decades.

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Student Scientists Earn Scholarships to National Biodiesel Conference

Posted on February 4th, 2019

A dozen university-level science majors interested in learning about all aspects of the biodiesel industry received travel scholarships to attend the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, Jan. 21 – 24 in San Diego. Some of the students, who are members of the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel, also received invitations to present on their research.

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