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September 29, 2016

Minnesota prevails in lawsuit over state biodiesel mandate

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Policy, North AmericaIn a Sept. 29 ruling by the United States District Court, a judgment has been issued in the lawsuit against four Minnesota state officials regarding implementation of the state's biodiesel mandate. The verdict is a victory for biodiesel. READ MORE

September 29, 2016

DC Water taps into biodiesel's sustainability benefits

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Use, North AmericaSustainability is more than a buzzword at DC Water. Ingrained throughout the agency, sustainability is in high gear at DC Water's fleet division where biodiesel fuel powers all 230 diesel vehicles, and emissions are closely monitored. READ MORE

September 29, 2016

10-year anniversary videos offer unique glimpse inside REG

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Production, North AmericaRenewable Energy Group Inc. is quietly celebrating its 10-year anniversary with a series of videos being released to commemorate the company's—and the biodiesel industry's—significant growth and maturation over the past decade. READ MORE

September 29, 2016

Louis Dreyfus Company inaugurates Claypool glycerin refinery

BY Louis Dreyfus Company LLC Found In:Business, Production, Quality, North AmericaLouis Dreyfus Company LLC announced Sept. 28 the official inauguration of the new glycerin refinery at its subsidiary’s soybean crushing and biodiesel plant in Claypool, Indiana, sized to produce 80 million pounds of USP-grade kosher glycerin a year. READ MORE

September 28, 2016

NYC passes legislation to increase biodiesel in heating oil

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, Use, North AmericaThe bill, which passed 47-3 on Sept. 28, will increase the amount of biodiesel in New York City's heating oil from 2 to 5 percent by Oct. 1, 2017. The blend level then moves to 10 percent in 2025, 15 percent in 2030, and 20 percent in 2034. READ MORE

September 28, 2016

Will changing the point of obligation improve the RFS?

BY John Campbell Found In:Business, Policy, North AmericaMoving the point of obligation would not change RIN supply and demand fundamentals. There may be a better way to improve the ride: EPA should reconsider allowing biofuel producers to separate the RIN from the physical gallon. READ MORE

September 28, 2016

Eaton launches new hoses for high-percentage blends of biodiesel

BY Eaton Found In:UseUnlike standard fuel hoses that only last one to two years, Eaton's GH100 and GH101 solutions are engineered for maximum performance in systems with a variety of fuel types, featuring a unique polymer that more effectively resists degradation. READ MORE

INDUSTRY EVENTS

2016 Christianson & Associates' Biofuels Financial Conference

October 17-18, 2016
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis`
Minneapolis, Minnesota

2017 International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 10-12, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center
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2017 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 19-21, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

2017 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

June 19-21, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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