Ethanol Report 1-15-21
2021 is getting off to a whirlwind start for the ethanol industry. The year is barely started and the industry has already seen an unexpected Supreme Court unexpectedly taking up the Tenth Circuit Court decision from last January, heard rumors of last minute granting of small refinery waivers, and then got hit with four proposals from the outgoing EPA related ... Read More
Biodiesel Conference to Spotlight Policy
National Biodiesel Board Director of Regulatory Affairs Kate Shenk will be moderating a panel at the 2021 National Biodiesel Conference called “What to Expect When You’re Expecting an RFS Rule” and with all of the turmoil going on right now regarding what the Trump EPA may do before leaving office, that landscape is changing daily. Shenk says a proposal released ... Read More
EPA Proposal May Mean No Last Minute Waivers
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a new rule Thursday that would extend 2019 and 2020 Renewable Fuel Standard compliance year deadlines due to the “uncertainty” surrounding small refinery exemptions. EPA notes that the Tenth Circuit Court case, which is now pending on the Supreme Court?s docket, has the potential to impact the availability of SREs going forward. Because of ... Read More
Virtual Biodiesel Conference Starts Next Week
The virtual 2021 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo officially launches next Tuesday, January 19th, with a full agenda on-line to allow participation from anywhere. The theme of this year’s conference is “Rise” and National Biodiesel Board (NBB) Chief Operating Officer Doug Whitehead says it reflects the resilience of the industry. “We’re rising up to meet the challenges of yesterday, today, ... Read More
Democrat Senators Urge Biden to Restore RFS
A group of Democratic Senators sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden urging him to “restore the integrity of the Renewable Fuel Standard and quickly reverse the damages done to the RFS by the outgoing Trump administration.” The letter was sent rom Sens. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Tina Smith (D-MN), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Richard ... Read More
Ethanol Supporters React to Reports of More Waivers
Reports that the Trump Administration is possibly planning to grant a number of 2019 small refinery exemptions this week have led to strong outcry from ethanol organizations and farm state lawmakers. Rep. Cindy Axne (D-IA), co-chair of the House Biofuels Caucus, led a bipartisan letter urging President Trump to direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to immediately reject the issuance ... Read More
RFA Announces DC Staff Changes
The Renewable Fuels Association has announced two new staff members for the organization’s Washington DC office. Troy Bredenkamp is joining the association?s staff as its new Senior Vice President for Government and Public Affairs. Bredenkamp, who currently serves as the Executive Director of Renewable Fuels Nebraska, starts in RFA?s Washington office on January 19. He replaces Jessica Bennett, who is ... Read More
EPA Chief Wheeler Will Not Resign
During an agricultural event in Mississippi on Monday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler said he will not resign from the Trump Administration. “I was disgusted by the events of last Wednesday,” he said in answer to a reporter’s question. “I believe in the best interests of the agency, in order to ensure a smooth transition to my successors, ... Read More
Supreme Court Will Hear RFS Waiver Case
Late Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the 10th Circuit Court decision made a year ago this month that invalidated several small refinery exemptions issued by EPA under the Renewable Fuel Standard. The decision is in response to a petition submitted in September by HollyFrontier Corporation and CVR Energy, two of the refineries named in the case. The ... Read More
Gov. Reynolds to Address Virtual 2021 Iowa RFA SummitEnergy
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will once again join other biofuel supporters from around the country at the Virtual Iowa Renewable Fuel Summit to look back on past obstacles overcome and future growth opportunities within the state for biofuels. ?Governor Kim Reynolds has been a true champion for biofuels and has taken every opportunity to seek growth opportunities for ethanol and ... Read More
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Wikipedia recently updated biodiesel information
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Some people are still building biodiesel plants
in indonesia LAS VEGAS, NV, Sep 25, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) -- Renewable Fuel Corp (RFC), a leading producer and supplier of biodiesel and biodiesel blended fuels in North America and in key International markets, is pleased to announce...
New energy balance study shows Biodiesel EVEN BETTER than last study!
A new analysis shows that the energy balance of biodiesel is a positive ratio of 3.5-to-1. For every unit of fossil energy needed to produce the fuel over its life cycle, the return is 3.5 units of energy, according to...
now here is someone having fun: BioBling. Get a biodiesel car, bling it out. Have fun....
Be ware who you believe will make biodiesel
Biodiesel developer goes bust....
Support the Seattle Biodiesel team ride against Cancer!
2007 LIVESTRONG Challenge - Portland - General Donation...
A Biodiesel Primer
Thanks Methanol Institute for this best ever overview of markets, policy and economic drivers for biodiesel. A must read first document....
Portland construction goes bio
HeraldNet: Portland's big on biodiesel...
Biodiesel makes Tampa news
Fueling Station | Tampabay.com - St. Petersburg Times: From grunge rock to grunge fuel....
Home of Kurt Cobain to be home to Biodiesel
Biofuel Plant Raises Hope Where a Rocker Brooded - The New York Times...
Time lapse of construction at Imperium Port of Gray's Harbor
On a piece of reclaimed land at the Port of Gray's Harbor in Washington is being constructed the largest biodiesel refinery in the country. Check out this time lapse of the site since construction started two months ago thru today....
New bioLyle workshops in the Northwest
Bio Lyle continues to put on the best home brew workshops in the northwest. Here is his latest schedule Homebrew (hands-on) workshops: Sunday October 22 , 2006 10 AM - 3:30 PM The Magic of Biodiesel, UW Experimental College Class...
John Plaza tells his story to PSBJ
Check out John Plaza's story, the founder of Seattle Biodiesel....
Matt Simmons on Peak oil and current drop in pricesB100 Fuel, living on BioDiesel
Very timely interview with Matt Simmons today. He is not optimistic that the recent lull in prices is going to stay low....