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June 11, 2019

Sapp Bros. opens new biodiesel blending facility in Sioux City

BY MEG Corp. Found In:Distribution, North AmericaSapp Bros. is celebrating the opening of its newest biodiesel blending terminal located in Sioux City, Iowa, with an open house June 13. Media representatives are invited to the open house to learn more about the new blending infrastructure. READ MORE

June 11, 2019

NBB members gather to discuss policy with Capitol Hill offices

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, North AmericaMore than 70 National Biodiesel Board members are fanning out across the nation’s capital June 11 to meet with 130 congressional offices and discuss the status of the biodiesel tax incentive and the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

June 07, 2019

Dave Matthews Band designated UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador

BY The UN Environment Programme Found In:Use, North AmericaFor its powerful environmental advocacy and engagement of its fan base to take action for the planet, the UN Environment Programme has designated Dave Matthews Band as a Goodwill Ambassador. Biodiesel is an integral part of the band’s efforts. READ MORE

June 06, 2019

United Airlines makes history June 5 with ‘Flight for the Planet’

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Use, North AmericaUnited Airlines’ Flight for the Planet June 5 is the most ecofriendly commercial flight of its kind in aviation history. The flight was fueled with biofuel and featured zero carbon waste efforts, carbon offsetting and operational efficiencies. READ MORE

June 06, 2019

REG completes sale of Life Sciences assets to Genomatica

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Found In:Business, North AmericaRenewable Energy Group Inc. announced June 6 that it completed the sale of substantially all assets of REG Life Sciences to Genomatica on May 29. REG acquired the business in 2014 and advanced technology development with ExxonMobil and Clariant. READ MORE

June 06, 2019

Neste, PANYNJ collaborate to facilitate use of sustainable fuels

BY Neste Corp. Found In:Use, North AmericaRenewable diesel and biojet fuel producer Neste Corp. and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have signed a memorandum of understanding on its joint sustainable fuel initiative to ultimately increase use of biofuels in fleets and equipment. READ MORE

June 04, 2019

More stable EU biodiesel policy helps Avril Group recover

BY Avril Group Found In:Business, Feedstock, Production, EuropeAfter two years marked by a contrasted economic situation in all its business lines and a context that remained difficult at the start of 2018, the Avril Group recorded a notable recovery in its activities during the second half of the year. READ MORE

May 31, 2019

Western Iowa Energy announces Monarch Fueling Station Project

BY The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, North AmericaWestern Iowa Energy announced May 29 it is moving forward with the establishment of a Monarch Fueling Station at its plant near Wall Lake. The monarch habitat will span roughly four acres. WIE will spray to eradicate nonnative grasses this June. READ MORE

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