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11 hours ago

Report: Boost in consumption of US biomass-based diesel expected

BY The Fuels Institute Found In:Policy, Quality, Use, North AmericaAccording to a new report released March 26 by the Fuels Institute, biomass-based diesel has increased its share of the diesel fuel market from 0.5 percent volume in 2010 to 5 percent in 2018 and is projected to reach 10 percent by 2022. READ MORE

11 hours ago

EPA issues guidance on future SRE actions, RFS compliance date

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Policy, North AmericaThe U.S. EPA announced it intends to develop an “appropriate implementation and enforcement response” to the Tenth Circuit Court’s small refinery exemption (SRE) ruling “after appeals have been resolved and the court’s mandate has been issued.” READ MORE

16 hours ago

ADM commits $1 million to aid in COVID-19 response

BY Archer Daniels Midland Co. Found In:BusinessArcher Daniels Midland Co. announced March 27 that it is has committed approximately $1 million to various organizations involved in the fight against COVID-19, including the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, regional and local charities, and more. READ MORE

18 hours ago

Beth Calabotta Sustainable Education Grant accepting applications

BY Ron KotrbaStudents are invited to apply online for a grant award of up to $2,000 through the Beth Calabotta Sustainability Education Grant, established by the National Biodiesel Foundation to help full-time students interested in biodiesel sustainability. READ MORE

March 25, 2020

NBB welcomes administration’s decision not to appeal SRE ruling

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, North AmericaThe National Biodiesel Board welcomes President Trump’s decision not to appeal the January court ruling that invalidated three small refinery exemptions that the U.S. EPA granted retroactively for the 2016 Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

March 25, 2020

Vegetable oil prices under pressure due to coronavirus pandemic

BY UFOP Found In:Feedstock, Production, UseThe spread of the coronavirus sent global prices of crude oil and vegetable oil on a downward spiral. Diesel sales are in steep decline, and the demand for and use of biodiesel, and biodiesel producers’ demand for vegetable oil, are down. READ MORE

March 24, 2020

Oil refineries challenge Tenth Circuit Court ruling on SREs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Policy, North AmericaWynnewood Refining and HollyFrontier filed petitions with the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals March 24 requesting a rehearing en banc of the court’s Jan. 24 ruling that struck down three small refinery exemptions (SREs) approved by the U.S. EPA. READ MORE

March 23, 2020

Alfa Laval to supply equipment for St1 renewable diesel plant

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Feedstock, Production, EuropeAlfa Laval has won a $5.8 million contract to supply various pieces of equipment for a process line to remove impurities in waste fats and oils at St1’s renewable diesel biorefinery in Gothenburg, Sweden. Equipment deliveries are scheduled for 2021. READ MORE

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