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Vast majority of Canadians support renewable fuels industry

BY The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association Found In:North AmericaAccording to a new national survey, 88 percent of Canadians believe more renewable fuels should be produced in Canada and that government should do more to promote the industry. The online poll surveyed 1,750 Canadians ages 18 and up. READ MORE

July 06, 2015

Company to develop $175 million waste-to-diesel plant in Florida

BY BioPower Operations Corp. Found In:Business, Feedstock, Production, North AmericaBioPower Operations Corp. announced its wholly owned subsidiary Green3Power will build a Fischer-Tropsch synthetic diesel plant at the St. Lucie County Solid Waste Management Facility in Florida. G3P is working with Vanderweil Engineering. READ MORE

July 01, 2015

Volkswagen renewable diesel evaluation program completed

BY Volkswagen of America Inc. Found In:Use, North AmericaVolkswagen of America announced completion of its Renewable Diesel Evaluation Program in collaboration with Solazyme and Amyris. VW measured environmental impacts from use of precommercial renewable diesel formulas with TDI Clean Diesel technology. READ MORE

June 29, 2015

Major changes to USDA Biorefinery Assistance Program in new rule

BY Erin Voegele Found In:Policy, Production, North AmericaThe program is now open to renewable chemical and biobased product manufacturers. Also, the requirement that the majority of the biorefinery production must be an advanced biofuel to be eligible has been removed, in addition to more changes. READ MORE

June 25, 2015

Atlantic Biodiesel celebrates opening of 45 MMgy plant in Ontario

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Production, North AmericaAtlantic Biodiesel officially opened its 45 MMgy biodiesel plant in Welland, Ontario, June 25. The former Great Lakes Biodiesel plant gained new ownership after GLB lender Heridge S.a.R.L. won the assets from a bankruptcy auction early this year. READ MORE

June 25, 2015

Italian firm ready to license glycerin-to-bioplastics technology

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Feedstock, Use, EuropeItalian intellectual property company Bio-on S.p.A. announced a recent advancement in development of technology for making polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) from glycerol. The company says it is ready to grant licenses for this new technology. READ MORE

June 24, 2015

Biodiesel supporters to press EPA on renewable fuel standard

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, North AmericaTwo dozen biodiesel representatives are slated to testify at an EPA hearing June 25 on the agency's latest proposal establishing volumes under the RFS. They plan to thank EPA for increasing volumes in the proposal while calling for further growth. READ MORE

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