Category: Nat’l BioDiesel Board

$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

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

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) said it is skeptical the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed