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Minnesota Expands Biodiesel Use, Associated Benefits

Posted on July 1st, 2014

Reducing greenhouse gas and increasing jobs, Minnesota cements its role among renewable energy leaders by becoming the first state to require the diesel fuel supply include 10 percent biodiesel (B10). Beginning July 1, all diesel fuel sold in Minnesota will be B10.

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52 Lawmakers Ask White House to Boost Biodiesel

Posted on June 27th, 2014

Expressing urgent concerns about a proposed cut, 52 U.S. representatives from across the country called on President Obama this week to continue growing biodiesel volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

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Biodiesel Producers, Advocates Hit Capitol Hill

Posted on June 17th, 2014

Nearly 100 biodiesel producers, feedstock suppliers and other advocates are traveling to Washington this week to voice concerns about the Obama Administration’s proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for biodiesel.

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Nearly 120 Companies Ask Obama to Boost Biodiesel Standard

Posted on May 29th, 2014

One hundred seventeen biodiesel companies and affiliated businesses from 41 states called on President Obama Wednesday to stand behind his past support for the U.S. biodiesel industry by continuing sustainable growth under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

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Biodiesel Producers Hit Hard by Policy Uncertainty

Posted on May 14th, 2014

Policy setbacks in Washington are taking a major toll on the most successful advanced biofuel in the U.S., according to a nationwide survey of biodiesel producers released Wednesday. The survey, conducted by the National Biodiesel Board found, that nearly 80 percent of U.S. biodiesel producers have scaled back production this year and more than half have idled production at a plant altogether.

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Biodiesel Industry Welcomes Renewable Fuels Court Ruling

Posted on May 6th, 2014

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) issued a statement Tuesday after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia denied a petroleum industry challenge to the 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) requirements.

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Research to Overcome Bottlenecks to New Uses of Glycerine Receives Innovation Award

Posted on May 6th, 2014

Research aimed at finding ways to overcome roadblocks to industrial production of value-added chemicals from glycerine is being honored with the 2014 Glycerine Innovation Award.

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Bioheat® Takes Center Stage at Annual Energy Event

Posted on May 2nd, 2014

This week biodiesel and Bioheat® experts took the spotlight at the Atlantic Region Energy Expo. As the name plate sponsor Bioheat® was prominently featured throughout what is widely considered the most significant energy event in the Northeast.

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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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