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Highest Biodiesel Awards Honor Industry Champions

Posted on January 22nd, 2014

Few states have as significant of an impact on environmental regulations as the state of California. As the industry honors champions and those who have made significant impacts on the biodiesel industry during the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo this week in San Diego it is fitting that multiple award winners reside within the Golden State. California is a hotbed for biodiesel activities including the state Low Carbon Fuel Standard, innovative production facilities, university research, a variety of biodiesel users, and much more.

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San Diego Welcomes the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo Tomorrow

Posted on January 21st, 2014

San Diego will welcome thousands of advanced biofuel producers and enthusiasts tomorrow when the 2014 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo officially opens Tuesday at the convention center.

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Renewable Energy Reality Exposed in Annual Address

Posted on January 21st, 2014

National Biodiesel Board CEO Joe Jobe told hundreds of attendees at the Biodiesel Conference & Expo that the petroleum industry is misleading Americans about fuel policy and called on President Barack Obama to stand firm behind his previous commitments to supporting alternative energy industries.

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Biodiesel Industry Stands “Strong” in Face of Federal Fumble

Posted on January 20th, 2014

When the perfect play is called on the football field and it’s working exactly as it was drawn up, nothing is more deflating than to see a fumble on the way to the end zone. The same could be said of a bi-partisan federal initiative that is working successfully as intended and rulemakers drop the ball. And, like the crowd leaping to its feet when the football spills out onto the field, biodiesel industry supporters are out of their seats, standing strong against a federal rule that could change the game.

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Biodiesel Industry to Show Strong, United Front in San Diego

Posted on January 10th, 2014

While the biodiesel industry faces the fight of its life in Washington, thousands of producers and enthusiasts will gather in San Diego to recognize 2013’s record production and job growth. The 2014 Biodiesel Conference & Expo Jan. 20-23 promises to provide the latest insights to help industry leaders build on this success while navigating the uncertain policy climate.

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Congress Threatens Jobs with Inaction on Biodiesel Incentive

Posted on December 20th, 2013

Congress is jeopardizing continued growth and job creation in the U.S. biodiesel industry by allowing a key tax incentive to lapse at year’s end, U.S. biodiesel representatives said in a letter to Congressional leaders.

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54 U.S. Representatives Call for Continued Biodiesel Growth

Posted on December 18th, 2013

Fifty-four members of Congress representing 24 states called on the Obama Administration Wednesday to boost its proposal for biodiesel production under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) next year.

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Biodiesel Supporters to Voice RFS Concerns with EPA

Posted on December 4th, 2013

Nearly two dozen representatives of the U.S. biodiesel industry are slated to testify at an EPA hearing Thursday about the threat to their businesses under the EPA’s proposed Renewable Fuel Standard for biodiesel.

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Biodiesel Industry Elects Governing Board, Officers

Posted on November 21st, 2013

National Biodiesel Board members selected their association leadership this week as part of the organization’s membership meeting in Washington DC. Members voted to fill eight positions on the 15-person board and new officers were elected.

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Biodiesel Producers Coming to Washington

Posted on November 19th, 2013

Dozens of biodiesel stakeholders from across the country are heading to Capitol Hill Tuesday to support the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and voice strong disappointment with the Obama Administration’s recent proposal for next year’s renewable fuels volumes.

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