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  • DOE Awards Additional MEGA-BIO Project

    DOE Awards Additional MEGA-BIO Project

    On August 2, 2017, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced that a fourth project under the MEGA-BIO: Bioproducts to Enable Biofuels Funding Opportunity would be awarded up to $1.8 million.  Michigan State University was selected to manage the ...

  • DOE Announces Open Biomass R&D Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

    DOE Announces Open Biomass R&D Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

    On August 2, 2017, DOE published a notice in the Federal Register announcing a public meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee.  The committee is comprised of approximately 30 volunteers from industry, ...

  • Minnesota Doubles Summer Biofuel Mandate for Diesel

    Minnesota Doubles Summer Biofuel Mandate for Diesel

    On August 3, 2017, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton announced that the state will implement a new biodiesel standard in May 2018 that will increase the biodiesel blend mandate from 10 percent (B10) to 20 percent (B20) between April and September each ...

  • Biofuel industry sends letter on RVP to senate environment and public works committee

    Biofuel industry sends letter on RVP to senate environment and public works committee

    On June 12, 2017, 28 companies representing the advanced and cellulosic biofuel industry sent a letter to the members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee  requesting their support for the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act ...

  • Canada Publishes Draft Assessment Of Fungus For Biofuels Production

    Canada Publishes Draft Assessment Of Fungus For Biofuels Production

    On February 4, 2017, the Canadian Department of the Environment and the Department of Health published in the Canada Gazette the draft screening assessment of the commercially relevant fungus, Trichoderma reesei, stating that the organism is ...

  • Neste Rebrands Its Renewable Product Family

    Neste Rebrands Its Renewable Product Family

    On January 17, 2017, Neste, a member of the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®), announced the rebranding of its “Neste Renewable Diesel” to “Neste MY Renewable Diesel,” and the updating of other names ...

  • Petition for Cellulosic Waiver

    Petition for Cellulosic Waiver

    On January 17, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wrote to the American Petrochemical and Fuel Manufacturers (AFPM) denying its petition for partial supplemental waiver of the 2016 cellulosic biofuel standard under the Renewable ...

  • EPA Extends Comment Period On REGS Rule And RFS Point Of Obligation Petitions

    EPA Extends Comment Period On REGS Rule And RFS Point Of Obligation Petitions

    Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published two announcements in the Federal Register regarding an extension of the comment period for the proposed Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support (REGS) rule and the proposed denial ...

  • Fuels America Sends Letter To Trump On The RFS Program

    Fuels America Sends Letter To Trump On The RFS Program

    On December 15, 2016, Fuels America sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump on behalf of the nation`s renewable fuels sector encouraging Trump’s continued commitment to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program. Fuels America stated that ...

  • DOE Announces $8 Million In Funding For Algae-Based Biofuel Projects

    DOE Announces $8 Million In Funding For Algae-Based Biofuel Projects

    On December 15, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) of up to $8 million dollars, subject to appropriations, for innovative technologies that assist in the advancement of algae bioenergy and ...

  • Neste responds to EC proposal on revised renewable energy directive

    Neste responds to EC proposal on revised renewable energy directive

    On November 30, 2016, Neste, a member of the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG), released a statement in response to the publication of the European Commission’s (EC) proposal on the revised Renewable Energy Directive ...

  • EPA Announces Opportunity To Comment On Changing The RFS Point Of Obligation

    EPA Announces Opportunity To Comment On Changing The RFS Point Of Obligation

    On November 22, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice in the Federal Register of an opportunity to comment on petitions requesting EPA initiate a rulemaking process to reconsider its regulations that impose the ...

  • EPA Signs Final RFS Requirements

    EPA Signs Final RFS Requirements

    On November 23, 2016, EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy, signed the final rule on the RFS volume standards for 2017 and biobased diesel standards for 2018. This final rule will increase the renewable fuel volume requirements as reported in the ...

  • EPA Approves Redfield Energy’s Efficient Producer Petition

    EPA Approves Redfield Energy’s Efficient Producer Petition

    On October 27, 2016, EPA approved an Efficient Producer petition submitted by Redfield Energy, LLC (Redfield Energy) granting “a pathway for the generation of renewable fuel (D-code 6) Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) under the ...

  • DOE Announces Open Meeting Of Biomass Research And Development Technical Advisory Committee

    DOE Announces Open Meeting Of Biomass Research And Development Technical Advisory Committee

    On October 26, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee via notice in the Federal Register. This meeting will work to develop advice and guidance ...

  • EPA Delivers Proposed Renewable Fuel Standard Requirements To OMB

    EPA Delivers Proposed Renewable Fuel Standard Requirements To OMB

    On October 19, 2016, EPA delivered the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume standards for 2017 and biobased diesel standards for 2018 via proposed rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This proposed rule will ...

  • NYC Passes Legislation Increasing Allowed Biodiesel In Heating Oil Blend

    NYC Passes Legislation Increasing Allowed Biodiesel In Heating Oil Blend

    On September 28, 2016, the City of New York passed a bill, 47 to three, increasing the amount of biodiesel in the city’s heating oil. Heating oil in New York City currently contains two percent biodiesel, which will increase to five percent on ...

  • EU Ethanol Industry Pushes Back Against EC’s Low-Emission Mobility Strategy

    EU Ethanol Industry Pushes Back Against EC’s Low-Emission Mobility Strategy

    On September 21, 2016, Pannonia Ethanol, a Hungarian biofuels company, spoke out against the European Commission`s (EC) Low-Emission Mobility Strategy . The strategy recognizes the importance of biofuels in reducing road emissions, and plans on ...

  • DOE Hosts Alternative Aviation Fuels Workshop, New LUC Emissions Research Discussed

    DOE Hosts Alternative Aviation Fuels Workshop, New LUC Emissions Research Discussed

    On September 14-15, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted a two-day workshop with lead experts on aviation biofuels exploring opportunities to increase competitiveness of alternative jet fuels. The Alternative Aviation Fuel Workshop was ...

  • Naval Air Station Successfully Tests Flight With 100 Percent Advanced Biofuel

    Naval Air Station Successfully Tests Flight With 100 Percent Advanced Biofuel

    On September 16, 2016, the U.S. Navy announced the successful flight test of the EA-18G "Green Growler" plane on 100 percent advanced biofuel. Lt. Cmdr. Bradley Fairfax, project officer and test pilot, stated that "The information presented to us in ...