Category: Nat’l BioDiesel Board

NBB Asks EPA To Properly Account for Small Refinery Exemptions

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8801 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) submitted comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the 2020 Renewable Fuel Standards. NBB urges EPA “to properly account for small refinery exemptions, address the remand of the 2016 standards, and increase

NBB Elects New Governing Board and Chair to Lead Biodiesel Association

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NBB Welcomes Proposal for Long-Term Extension of the Biodiesel Tax Incentive

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Biodiesel Industry Meets with 88 Capitol Hill Offices to Discuss Tax Incentive

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8801 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – Today, nearly 100 National Biodiesel Board (NBB) members gathered in the nation’s capital to meet with 88 Congressional offices and discuss the status of the biodiesel tax incentive. The meetings are part of NBB’s fall member meeting in Washington, DC. Kurt Kovarik, NBB’s

Biodiesel Industry and Stakeholders Ask Congress to Act on Tax Extenders

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8801 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), its member companies, allied trade associations, and industry partners sent a letter to House and Senate leaders, urging them to extend the expired biodiesel tax incentive before the end of the year. The letter attempts to impress

NBB Releases New Report on the Importance 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) released a new report, “The Importance of the Biodiesel Tax Credit,” showing how the emerging biodiesel industry relies on the combined values of the tax credit and Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) credits to compete with petroleum diesel

NBB Applauds House Democrat Letter Pleading for Action on Tax Extenders

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NBB Asks EPA to Fully Account for Small Refinery Waivers

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Oil Refinery Exemptions Cause a Crisis for the Biodiesel Industry

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National Biodiesel Foundation Receives DERA Grant

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Jill Hamilton 703-322-4484 jill@biodieselfoundation.org JEFFERSON CITY, Mo –This week, the National Biodiesel Foundation was awarded U.S. Environmental Protection Agency funding for its 2020 National Clean Diesel Project. In partnership with Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT), Optimus Technologies (Optimus), and  Renewable Energy Group (REG), the project supports the purchase of three

NBB Announces New West Coast Office, Bolstered State Regulatory Presence

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NBB Says Supplemental RFS Proposal Not What Was Promised

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National Voter Poll Shows Strong Support for RFS, Biodiesel Use

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Student Scientists Can Earn Scholarship to National Biodiesel Conference

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Samantha Turner  800-841-5849 sturner@biodiesel.org JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – College students majoring in scientific fields of study have a unique opportunity to learn about all facets of the biodiesel industry, and to make connections that could last a lifetime. Student members of the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel can apply for

NBB Thanks President Trump and Iowa Leaders for Restoring Integrity to RFS

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8801 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) thanked President Donald Trump for directing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to properly account for future small refinery exemptions in annual Renewable Fuel Standard rules. NBB also thanked Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Gov. Kim Reynolds (R-IA), Sen.

NBB, ASA Ask Commerce Secretary Ross for Meeting Before Final Decision on Argentine Biodiesel Duty Rates

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NBB Member Testifies on Biodiesel's Contribution to the Clean Energy Economy

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NBB and 33 Members Ask President Trump to Save Small Biodiesel Producers

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NBB Frustrated by Court Ruling on Small Refinery Exemptions

NEWSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters 202-737-8801pwinters@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 – Today, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) expressed frustration with a Court decision declining to review

Website Revamp Provides Biodiesel Information at Your Fingertips

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Cody Graham  800-841-5849 cgraham@biodiesel.org JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Biodiesel content is more accessible than ever thanks to the National Biodiesel Board’s new website renovations. The three websites, www.biodiesel.org, www.nbb.org, and www.mybioheat.com, offer abundant information in a clean, modern style. They have also been enhanced with mobile optimization, allowing quick and easy website

NBB Disappointed in Court Ruling on 2018 BBD Volume

NEWSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters 202-737-8801pwinters@biodiesel.org   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) expressed disappointment in a Court ruling that upholds the Environmental Protection Agency’s method for setting biomass-based diesel volumes in the 2017 RFS rules. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit dismissed NBB’s petition as a policy disagreement

NBB Asks EPA To Increase Biodiesel Volumes in Annual RFS Rule

NEWSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters 202-737-8801pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) submitted comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s annual proposed Renewable Fuel Standard rule. NBB argues that EPA must increase advanced biofuel volumes for 2020 and biomass-based diesel volumes for 2021 to accommodate domestic biodiesel and renewable diesel producers’ proven ability

NBB, ASA Ask President Trump for Meeting on RFS Waivers

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8801 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – National Biodiesel Board (NBB) CEO Donnell Rehagen and American Soybean Association (ASA) President Davie Stephens today requested a meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss small refinery exemptions and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The letter details the damage the administration’s waivers have

NBB Condemns EPA's RFS Waiver Giveaway to the Oil Industry

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8801 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) today condemned the Environmental Protection Agency’s granting of 31 retroactive small refinery exemptions for 2018 as a fundamental failure to uphold the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “Less than two months after vowing to always protect and defend American

NBB Condemns EPA's RFS Waiver Giveaway to the Oil Industry

NEWSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters 202-737-8801pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC – The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) today condemned the Environmental Protection Agency’s granting of 31 retroactive small refinery exemptions for 2018 as a fundamental failure to uphold the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “Less than two months after vowing to always protect and defend American farmers, President Trump is bowing

California Approves B20 Biodiesel in Underground Storage Tanks

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Kaleb Little  800-841-5849 klittle@biodiesel.org JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — California has cleared the way for storing biodiesel blends of up to 20 percent (B20) in underground storage tanks, removing the last major barrier to satisfying the state’s thirst for biodiesel. Through an effort lasting more than 10 years, the National Biodiesel Board, several

California Approves B20 Biodiesel in Underground Storage Tanks

NEWSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kaleb Little 800-841-5849klittle@biodiesel.org JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — California has cleared the way for storing biodiesel blends of up to 20 percent (B20) in underground storage tanks, removing the last major barrier to satisfying the state’s thirst for biodiesel. Through an effort lasting more than 10 years, the National Biodiesel Board, several member companies, and

NBB Asks EPA to Raise 2020 RFS and 2021 Biodiesel Volumes

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8801 pwinters@biodiesel.org YPSILANTI, MI – National Biodiesel Board (NBB) executives criticized the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal for the 2020 Renewable Fuel Standards and the 2021 Biomass-based Diesel Volumes. The executives testified at a field hearing hosted by EPA in Michigan, emphasizing that EPA is sending a negative

NBB Asks EPA to Raise 2020 RFS and 2021 Biodiesel Volumes

NEWSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Paul Winters 202-737-8801pwinters@biodiesel.org   YPSILANTI, MI – National Biodiesel Board (NBB) executives criticized the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal for the 2020 Renewable Fuel Standards and the 2021 Biomass-based Diesel Volumes. The executives testified at a field hearing hosted by EPA in Michigan, emphasizing that EPA is sending a negative signal to the

NBB Slams EPA's Proposal to Flatline 2020 RFS Volumes

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8801 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, DC — The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) today criticized the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule for the 2020 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) and 2021 Biomass-based Diesel Volume, saying it undermines market growth for biodiesel and renewable diesel. The agency’s proposed advanced biofuel volume of