Inside September/October Biodiesel

Features

QAP 2.0: The Final Rule

BY Ron KotrbaTraversing the maze of U.S. EPA's proposed RIN Quality Assurance Plan was daunting, but after 16 months, the final rule provides a simpler pathway to getting markets back on track. READ MORE

A New Era of Technical Leadership

BY Ron KotrbaIn a Q&A with Biodiesel Magazine, Scott Fenwick, technical director for the National Biodiesel Board, discusses biodiesel fuel quality, ASTM developments and technical progress. READ MORE

Contributions

US Army Corps of Engineers Powers Floating Plants with Biodiesel

BY Bob Leitch and Tim Welp In 2009, an executive order was issued requiring federal agencies to reduce energy consumption, GHG emissions and fossil fuels, and increase renewable energy use. The USACE is using biodiesel to help comply. READ MORE

Front End - Biodiesel News & Trends

Inside NBB

Biofuels tour educates through immersion

BY NBB Staff The National Biodiesel Foundation hosted an immersive, four-day tour through Iowa for federal and state agency officials and U.S. congressional staffers. This year's tour brought representatives from eight states to witness renewable achievements. READ MORE

NBB wins bid for USDA grant funding

BY NBB Staff This is the third time the Biodiesel Fuel Education Program, with funding available from the Farm Bill, has been open to applicants, and the third time NBB received a significant portion of the grant. READ MORE

Fight Continues Through Frustrating RFS Uncertainty

BY Anne Steckel As the leaves begin to turn, the biodiesel industry still waits for the 2014 final RFS rule. The National Biodiesel Board continues to fight for an increase in biodiesel volumes while simultaneously urging Congress to reinstate the tax credit. READ MORE

Biodiesel educator honored with Presidential Award

BY NBB Staff While the biodiesel industry has recognized Darrin Peters of Rockwood Summit High School in Fenton, Mo., before, this time the recognition came from the president's desk. He was recognized for his biodiesel-related work inside and outside the class. READ MORE