RFA Welcomes New Director of Government Affairs
The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) officially welcomed Connor Hamburg to its staff this week as the Director of Government Affairs to focus on legislative and regulatory issues impacting the renewable fuel industry and rural America. ?I am excited to join the RFA and look forward to advocating on behalf of the ethanol industry,? said Hamburg. ?Ethanol producers?and the farmers who ... Read More
NBB Urges EPA to End Demand Destruction for Biodiesel
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to “fully account for small refinery exemptions in the annual Renewable Fuel Standard rules and end the demand destruction for biodiesel.? In a letter sent to EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, NBB requests that EPA set the RFS biomass-based diesel volumes for 2020 at 2.8 billion gallons, consistent with ... Read More
The Truth About E15 and Smog
The Trump Administration announcement last week that it will begin rulemaking to allow sales of 15% ethanol year-round generated quite a bit of mainstream media attention. Unfortunately, much of it suggested that the current restriction on summertime E15 sales stems from concerns that the fuel blend could result in ?more pollution? and emissions that worsen smog. “In reality, E15 is ... Read More
Manito Transit acquires Baucom Truck Service
Manito Transit is continuing its expansion effort with the acquisition of Baucom Truck Service, a trucking company based in Camp Point, Illinois. General Manager Jim Bobitt says the acquisition will improve capacity in southern Illinois and southeastern Missouri. “We’re here to support our FS member network and service is definitely a priority,” said Bobitt. “We’re not trying to grow for ... Read More
Democrat Reps Ask EPA to Uphold RFS
Nearly 20 members of Congress are sounding the alarm about how small refinery waivers causing less ethanol to be blended into gasoline disproportionately impacts communities of color. Reps. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Danny Davis (D-IL) and 17 of their colleagues sent a letter this week to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expressing concern over how the widespread issuance of waivers ... Read More
College Scientist Scholarships Offered for Biodiesel Conference
University-level science majors interested in learning about the biodiesel industry can apply for a travel scholarship to attend the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, Jan. 21 – 24 in San Diego. The application process is open to members of the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel for travel scholarships and some students will be selected to present on their research or ... Read More
RFA Offering Free E15 Webinar
The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is holding a free webinar on Oct. 23 to discuss the recent proposal that will allow for year-round consumer access to 15% ethanol (E15). The one-hour webinar is designed to address some of the misinformation and confusion about what President Trump’s recent action means for fuel suppliers, retailers, and consumers. In addition to hearing from ... Read More
Export Exchange Pre-Tours Underway
The 2018 Export Exchange starts next week in Minneapolis, but many teams of international buyers are already here in the United States participating in pre-event tours around the Midwest. The tours include three teams from Mexico who will visit Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kentucky and Iowa to see U.S. corn, sorghum and distiller?s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) production and supply ... Read More
Corn Forecast Lower But Still Second Largest Crop
The latest USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report for corn calls for lower production, increased exports, reduced feed and residual use and larger ending stocks. Production was revised downward by 49 million bushels on a reduced yield forecast. The new estimate for corn production is 14.78 billion bushels for 2018/19, which would still make it the second ... Read More
Nebraska Ethanol Promotes Fuel the CureEnergy
All during October Breast Cancer Awareness month, Nebraska drivers can fuel cancer research by choosing American Ethanol blends at retail stations around the state participating in the Fuel the Cure program. Fuel the Cure is a Nebraska awareness promotion designed to bring attention to the benefits of cleaner-burning American Ethanol blends available throughout the state. For every gallon of ethanol-blended ... Read More
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B100 Fuel, living on BioDiesel
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Wikipedia recently updated biodiesel information
Good to get a refresh here....
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....