Category: Nat’l BioDiesel Board

Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Industry Sees Growth with New Members

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Cody Graham  573-635-3893 cgraham@biodiesel.org JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The biodiesel and renewable diesel industry is growing stronger with more organizations joining the National Biodiesel Board’s membership. The final months of 2019 and the first half of 2020 have brought the addition of seven organizations who are making an impact in the biodiesel and

NBB Thanks Biofuel Caucus for Urging President to Reject “Gap” SRE Petitions

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8803 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – The National Biodiesel Board thanks the bipartisan group of 32 Representatives who today urged President Donald Trump to direct his Environmental Protection Agency to reject “gap” small refinery exemptions. The letter expresses concern that the “gap” petitions undermine a U.S. Court of Appeals decision, Congress’

NBB Thanks Senators for Urging EPA to Reject "Gap" SRE Petitions

NEWSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters 202-737-8803pwinters@biodiesel.org Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif;} WASHINGTON, DC – The National Biodiesel Board thanks the bipartisan group of 16 Senators who today urged EPA

NBB Calls on EPA to Reject "Gap" Small Refinery Exemption Petitions

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8803 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Biodiesel Board called on EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to immediately reject the flood of 52 small refinery exemption petitions for compliance years preceding 2019 disclosed today. NBB renewed its request that EPA apply the U.S. Court of Appeals for the

NBB Thanks Representatives for Defending the RFS

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NBB Asks EPA for Transparency on "Gap" Small Refinery Exemption Petitions

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8803 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Biodiesel Board delivered a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler asking that he disclose any small refinery exemption petitions for RFS compliance years preceding 2019 that the Environmental Protection Agency received this year. NBB further asks that EPA apply the

NBB Thanks 24 Senators for Opposing RFS Waiver

NEWSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters 202-737-8803pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Sens. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Tina Smith (D-MN), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and 20 additional senators sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to immediately reject petitions for a general waiver of the 2020 Renewable Fuel Standard. The National Biodiesel Board (NBB)

NBB Applauds Commerce Decision to Maintain Duties on Argentine Biodiesel

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NBB Welcomes USDA Program Funding for Higher Biodiesel Blends

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NBB Opposes Waiver of 2020 RFS Volumes

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8801 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) today strongly opposed petitions from five state governors to waive 2020 Renewable Fuel Standard volumes. The petitions were submitted by Govs. John Bel Edwards (D-LA), Greg Abbott (R-TX), Gary Herbert (R-UT), Kevin Stitt (R-OK), and Mark Gordon (R-WY).

$2000 Offered to Student Scientists from National Biodiesel Foundation

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Jill Hamilton  703-322-4484 jill@biodieselfoundation.org JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Student scientists can qualify for an award of up to $2000 through the Beth Calabotta Sustainability Education Grant. The National Biodiesel Foundation established this grant in 2018 to help deserving full-time students interested in science, research, and biodiesel sustainability. “Beth Calabotta had a passion

NBB Welcomes Trump Administration Decision Not to Appeal 10th Circuit Ruling

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Newly Branded Vehicles Highlight of Biodiesel Day

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Cody Graham  573-635-3893 cgraham@biodiesel.org JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) today launched its 2020 vehicle branding program designed to showcase biodiesel’s sustainability and emissions reduction benefits. The program kicks-off on National Biodiesel Day, the anniversary of Rudolf Diesel’s birthday, with the theme “Biodiesel: Better. Cleaner. Now!” “When Rudolf invented the

NBB Applauds Agriculture Secretary Perdue's Leadership on Higher Biodiesel Blends

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Wide-Ranging Partnership to Deploy B100 Biodiesel Technology in Daily, High-Mileage Class 8 Trucks

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Kaleb Little (573) 635-3893 klittle@biodiesel.org Innovative system allows for seamless 100 percent biodiesel use in all climates Five ADM trucks to test Vector System, produced by Optimus Technologies, in real-world, daily use for a full year Project being supported by the American Lung Association, the National Biodiesel Board, and the soybean

NBB Commends Iowa Senators for Strong Support for Biodiesel Producers

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NBB Supports USDA Inclusion of Biodiesel in Infrastructure Program

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Keep Your Eyes on the Biodiesel Industry in 2020

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Samantha Turner (660) 329-0974 sturner@biodiesel.org (TAMPA, FLA.) – This week more than 700 biodiesel producers, distributors, retailers, and other industry advocates from across the nation gathered in Tampa, Florida to set their sights on a future for biodiesel that is cleaner, better, and here now! During the conference, the National Biodiesel Board

Eye on Biodiesel Winners Showcase an Image of Success

(TAMPA, FLA.) – The National Biodiesel Board’s annual awards recognize a diverse group of individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to biodiesel. From long-time champions to present-day breakthroughs, the commercial biodiesel industry wouldn’t be where it is today without these individuals. “Each year we recognize valuable leaders who have helped us make strides

Biodiesel Industry Welcomes New Fuel Quality Reports

(TAMPA, FLA.) – Biodiesel fuel quality information is more accessible than ever thanks to new reports being published from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Through funding and support from the National Biodiesel Board, NREL’s statistical analysis is based on thousands of data points that were previously unavailable. “Never before has NREL been able to provide

Student Scientists Shine at National Biodiesel Conference

(TAMPA, FLA.) – Student scientists showcased dynamic campus biodiesel programs and research during the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Tampa, Florida this week. From leading biodiesel production on campus to conducting research that could help shape the industry, student scientists are leading the environmental challenge nationwide. “The students with us in Tampa are the

Purdue Study Confirms Benefits of US Biodiesel, Addresses Concerns over Deforestation

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Samantha Turner (660) 329-0974 sturner@biodiesel.org  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – The impacts of US biofuel policy on deforestation in Malaysia and Indonesia are found to be insignificant, according to the latest research from leading economic modeling experts from Purdue University. The study looked at concerns from renewable fuel opponents claiming that biofuels

Fueling the Future: Diesel Fleets Will Continue to Thrive with Biodiesel

(TAMPA, FLA.) – Attendees at the National Biodiesel Conference and Expo received an enlightening glimpse into the future as industry leaders from the Fuels Institute, the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA), and major original equipment manufacturers mapped out the road ahead for the freight and transportation industries.  New research has revealed that diesel powertrains are

The National Biodiesel Board Shares New Industry "Vision"

(TAMPA, FLA.) – The biodiesel industry comes together this week to focus their sights on learning, networking, and doing business during the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo. The national event of the year kicked off on Tuesday in Tampa with motivating remarks from industry leadership. To lead off the conference, all eyes were on National

The Future of Biodiesel Comes into Focus in Tampa in the New Year

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Samantha Turner (660) 329-0974 sturner@biodiesel.org (TAMPA, FLA.) – All eyes will be on Tampa Bay in the new year when the annual National Biodiesel Conference & Expo unveils “Vision 2020” at the Tampa Convention Center, January 21.  The largest gathering of North American biodiesel enthusiasts arrive in Florida on a roll

NBB Disappointed with Lack of Growth in 2020 RFS Volumes

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8801 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) today expressed its disappointment with the Environmental Protection Agency’s final rule for the 2020 Renewable Fuel Standard. The rule maintains the 2020 overall advanced volume and 2021 biomass-based diesel volume at the same levels as the current year,

Biodiesel, Soybean Leaders Ask President to Improve 2020 RFS Rule

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NBB Thanks Congress for Multiyear Extension of the Biodiesel Tax Incentive

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8801 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and its members thanked Congressional champions for introducing a multiyear extension of the biodiesel tax incentive. If passed, the credit would be available to biodiesel blenders through 2022. The credit will help to expand markets and support