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Biodiesel leads UK in biofuels that meet sustainability criteria

BY Erin Voegele Found In:Policy, Feedstock, Distribution, EuropeThe U.K. Department for Transport has published preliminary data on its Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation for a portion of 2018. Of the biofuel that has met sustainability criteria, 59 percent was biodiesel, followed by 38 percent ethanol. READ MORE

9 hours ago

EPA extends comment period on RFS information collection request

BY Erin Voegele Found In:Policy, North AmericaThe U.S. EPA is extending the comment period on a previously announced information collection request (ICR) that aims to consolidate and update recordkeeping and reporting burden and cost estimates related to the Renewable Fuel Standard program. READ MORE

November 13, 2018

60 organizations sign tax extenders letter to Congress

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Policy, North AmericaA group of 60 organizations representing diverse business, energy, transportation, real estate and agriculture sectors has sent a letter to leaders in U.S. Congress on the pressing need to address the tax provisions that expired at the end of 2017. READ MORE

November 13, 2018

Nat'l Biodiesel Board members elect governing board leadership

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:North AmericaNBB members voted Nov. 13 to elect their trade association leadership. The board reflects the wide range of member companies in the biodiesel industry from feedstock operations to producers. The election was held to fill eight board member spots. READ MORE

November 13, 2018

EU Parliament approves REDII; biofuels stakeholders react

BY Erin Voegele Found In:Policy, EuropeThe European Parliament approved new targets for renewables, energy efficiency and second-generation biofuels when it voted to confirm a provisional agreement reached with the European Council in June on a revised Renewable Energy Directive (REDII). READ MORE

November 08, 2018

US to conduct 'unprecedented review' of biodiesel import duties

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, Distribution, North America, Latin AmericaThe U.S. Department of Commerce granted a request from Argentina to initiate "changed circumstances" reviews of U.S. trade duties imposed on Argentine biodiesel companies. What's changed is Argentina has raised its biodiesel export taxes and prices. READ MORE

November 06, 2018

Diamond Green Diesel approves major expansion to 675 MMgy

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Production, North AmericaOn the heels of completing a major expansion project at its renewable diesel production facility in Norco, Louisiana, from 160 MMgy to 275 MMgy, Diamond Green Diesel will add another 400 MMgy of production capacity expected to come online in 2021. READ MORE

November 06, 2018

Better margins, more gallons sold boost REG net income in Q3

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Found In:Business, North AmericaREG announced its financial results for Q3 2018. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $24.3 million in Q3 2018 compared to net loss of $11.4 million in Q3 2017. The improvement reflects better margins as well as more gallons sold. READ MORE

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