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November 16, 2017

NJ school district achieves 20-year milestone with biodiesel

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Use, North AmericaMedford Township Public Schools in New Jersey is celebrating its 20-year anniversary of transitioning to cleaner-burning biodiesel in its school bus fleet. Medford is the U.S.'s longest continuous user of biodiesel in a student transportation fleet. READ MORE

November 16, 2017

US biodiesel leadership sends RFS letter to President Trump

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Policy, North AmericaExecutive leaders of the National Biodiesel Board have sent a letter to U.S. President Donald J. Trump on the 2018-'19 final rule for the Renewable Fuel Standard, which the White House Office of Management and Budget is currently reviewing. READ MORE

November 15, 2017

Western Iowa Energy acquires 15 MMgy California biodiesel plant

BY Ocean Park Advisors Found In:Business, Production, North AmericaAgron Bioenergy closed the sale of its biodiesel plant in Watsonville, California, to Western Iowa Energy. The assets include a biodiesel refinery designed to produce 15 MMgy and patents encompassing Agron's centrifuge system and distillation steps. READ MORE

November 15, 2017

Discovery Channel documentary 'Hot Grease' spotlights biodiesel

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Business, North AmericaThey've been following National Biodiesel Board workers and members around for almost two years. Now, finally, the story of biodiesel will be shared with a large, national audience as Discovery's Hot Grease makes its on-air debut Thursday, Nov. 16. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

Pacific Biodiesel to supply fuel to new Schofield power plant

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Production, Distribution, Use, North AmericaHawaiian Electric Co. and Pacific Biodiesel Technologies signed a three-year biodiesel supply contract for the new 50-MW Schofield Generating Station, 8-MW Honolulu International Airport Emergency Power Facility, and other Oahu generation facilities. READ MORE

November 13, 2017

Diamond Green Diesel considers expanding production to 550 MMgy

BY Valero Energy Corp. Found In:Business, Production, North AmericaValero and Darling Ingredients announced they will initiate an engineering and construction cost review to analyze an additional project that would grow production at their Diamond Green Diesel renewable diesel facility in Louisiana to 550 MMgy. READ MORE

November 13, 2017

BDI to build RepCat biodiesel plant at Crimson Renewable Energy

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Feedstock, Production, North AmericaOne year after Austrian biodiesel engineering firm BDI completed upgrades at Crimson Renewable Energy in Bakersfield, California, including process optimization and expansion, the company announced another milestone project at the same facility. READ MORE

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Fort Worth Convention Center
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