Policy

14 hours ago

Velocys discusses progress on US, UK proposed projects

BY Erin VoegeleVelocys plc released interim results for the first half of 2021 on Sept. 23, reporting improved financial performance and providing an update on the development of its reference projects in the U.S. and U.K. and a commercial project in Japan. READ MORE

14 hours ago

Lawmakers urge Biden to uphold the RFS

BY Erin VoegeleA group of 22 republication members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 22 sent a letter to President Joe Biden expressing disappointment in rumors that his administration is reversing course on its promise to uphold the RFS. READ MORE

14 hours ago

Farm, biofuel leaders urge Biden to pull EPA back from the brink

BY Fuels America America’s top biofuel and farm advocates called on the White House to take immediate action to address reports that the U.S. EPA soon seek to destroy demand for billions of gallons of low-carbon biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

September 22, 2021

Grassley: RFS proposal rumored to be released Sept. 24

BY Erin VoegeleSen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, discussed the U.S. EPA’s upcoming rule to set Renewable Fuel Standard RVOs during a Sept. 21 press call, noting the agency is expected to release a proposed rule for public comment as soon as Sept. 24. READ MORE

September 21, 2021

EPA’s OIG to audit agency oversight of RFS RIN market

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA’s Office of Inspector General on Sept. 17 announced its intent to begin fieldwork on an audit of the agency’s oversight of the Renewable Fuel Standard renewable identification number (RIN) market. READ MORE

September 21, 2021

STB renews Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee charter

BY Erin VoegeleThe STB on Sept. 20 announced its intent to renew the charter of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, which provides guidance to the STB regarding rail transportation of energy resources, including biofuels. READ MORE

September 21, 2021

NBB: Court maintains duties on Argentine biodiesel

BY National Biodiesel Board The National Biodiesel Board has welcomed the U.S. Court of International Trade's decision to uphold the U.S. Department of Commerce's final determination in its changed circumstances review (CCR) of duties on imports of Argentine biodiesel. READ MORE

September 21, 2021

NATSO, SIGMA urge lawmakers to extend biodiesel tax credit

BY NATSO NATSO and SIGMA are to extend the $1 per gallon biodiesel tax credit in the upcoming budget reconciliation package and ensure tax parity for any new credits awarded for transportation fuels that compete for the same feedstocks. READ MORE

September 16, 2021

OMB schedules additional meetings on RFS proposal

BY Erin VoegeleThe White House Office of Management and Budget has now scheduled 16 meetings with interested parties to discuss a proposed rule to set renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE