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How the RSB Is Nudging Aviation towards a Bio-circular Economy

by Ayushi Badola (Sustainability in the Air)  Every week, Shashank Nigam, the CEO of SimpliFlying, talks to airline, airport, travel and technology executives to help make sense of the many paths to net zero, for an industry that is one of the

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U.S. Crop Sector Insulates Itself from World Market with Biofuels, Says Analyst

by Chuck Abbott (Successful Farming)  Exports have been the lodestar of U.S. agriculture since the big Soviet grain deals of the Carter and Reagan years. One-fifth of U.S. farm production is exported. -- After decades of pursuing sales to foreign buyers, the

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Fueling the Future: Biofuel Groups Challenge California's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Proposals

by Nimrah Khatoon (BNN Breaking)  Delve into the debate over California's low-carbon fuel standard and the concerns raised by Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association. Discover the challenges of balancing environmental aspirations with the realities of biofuel implementation. ... At the heart

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Hydrogen Alliance Manifesto Calls for Government to Go Furgther and Faster with Hydrogen

(North West Hydrogen Alliance) The North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA) has today published its manifesto for delivering a world leading hydrogen economy in the North West of England. The document sets out a number of recommendations that the NWHA believes are essential

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USDA Forum Puts Focus on Biotech for Sustainable Farming

(Bio.News) Encouraging farmers to use biotech and other climate tech to make agriculture more sustainable requires ensuring that their impact on climate is measured accurately and remunerated appropriately, said participants on the Feb. 15 opening day of the U.S. Department of

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Final Rule in Response to Request from States for Removal of Gasoline Volatility Waiver (E15)

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  The Environmental Protection Agency is responding to requests from state governors to remove the 1-psi volatility waiver for gasoline-ethanol blends containing 10 percent ethanol in their states. The governors made their request pursuant to CAA section 211(h)(5),

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Gulf Countries Urged to Fast-Track Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

by Deena Kamel (The National News)  Gulf countries must quickly begin to produce their own sustainable aviation fuel to gain a share of western-dominated market while supporting a push for greener flights by their national airlines, a UAE official has said. The global supply of SAF is limited, making it

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USTR Ag Negotiator Provides Ethanol Trade Outlook

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  The Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative spoke to attendees at the National Ethanol Conference this week about the trade outlook for ethanol. Ambassador Doug McKalip said had just returned from Guatemala where he spoke with government officials

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Engine Technology Forum to Testify in Support of Maryland’s Critical Infrastructure Streamlining Act of 2024

(Engine Technology Forum)  — Maryland’s House and Senate will consider The Critical Infrastructure Streamlining Act of 2024 tomorrow. The legislation, sponsored by Gov. Wes Moore, would remove a regulatory barrier impacting how back up power systems are classified and considered as part

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Clean Fuels Conference Emphasizes a New Era of Industry Growth

(Clean Fuels Alliance America/SAF Magazine) Clean Fuels Alliance America welcomed nearly 850 attendees from over 20 countries to connect with key players from the biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel industries at the Clean Fuels Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. The conference encompassed

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Deploying Purpose-Grown Energy Crops for Sustainable Aviation Fuel Workshop: Summary Report

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The Deploying Purpose-Grown Energy Crops for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) workshop, hosted by the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), brought together stakeholders from industry, governmental organizations, DOE national laboratories, academia, among others, to address a potential future research strategy related to the

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Forum Addresses Development of CFS in New York

(Clean Fuels NY Coalition/Biomass Magazine) The Clean Fuels NY coalition and NYLCV Education Fund hosted a forum about sustainable travel and the importance of creating a statewide clean fuel standard. With legislation to establish a clean fuel standard being a top

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Opinion: Not All Carbon-Capture Projects Pay off for the Climate – We Mapped the Pros, Cons of Each

by Volker Sick (University of Michigan/Canadian Biomass Magazine)  Capturing carbon dioxide from the air or industries and recycling it can sound like a win-win climate solution. The greenhouse gas stays out of the atmosphere where it can warm the planet, and

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Varo Partners with Orim Energy to Provide Marine Biofuels in Northern Europe

(Varo/Biobased Diesel Daily)  Varo Energy announced Feb. 21 that it is partnering with Orim Energy to provide shipping customers in the Port of Rotterdam—and wider Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region—with marine biofuels. The agreement supports the decarbonization of maritime transportation and inland shipping in Northern

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American Coalition for Ethanol Submits Comments to California on Crop-Based Biofuels

by Rusty Halvorson (American Coalition for Ethanol/KFGO)  The American Coalition for Ethanol submitted comments to the California Air Resources Board regarding its 2024 proposed amendments to the Low Carbon Fuel Standard. The comments submitted by ACE CEO Brian Jennings focused on

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RFA’s Cooper: 2024 Will Be “Pivotal and Consequential Year” for U.S. Ethanol Industry

(Renewable Fuels Association) At the National Ethanol Conference today (February 20, 2024) in San Diego, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper told nearly 1,000 attendees that 2024 will be “one of the most pivotal and consequential years the ethanol

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CO2 Production by the U.S. Ethanol Industry and the Potential Value of Sequestration

by Scott Irwin (farmdoc daily) There has long been an interest in the role of biofuels in “decarbonizing” the transportation sector in the U.S.  An issue that has been receiving a great deal of attention lately is the potential for ethanol

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Exclusive: Biden Administration to Approve E15 Gasoline Expansion Starting in 2025, Sources Say

by Jarrett Renshaw and Stephanie Kelly (Reuters) The White House will approve a request from a group of Midwest governors to allow year-round sales of gasoline with higher blends of ethanol, but will push the start date into next year, two

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The Pamplona Bioeconomy: Watch out, the Bulls Are Running

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The bioeconomy is on fire, and three tales reveal the extent to which the bulls are running. One in RNG, one in industrial furnaces, one in integrated cellulosic biorefining.  ... Hot RNG From Illinois comes word that Ameresco has

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Event Recap: ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting on Sustainable Marine Fuels -- Presentations Available

(International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) ISCC representatives welcomed more than 300 stakeholders to their second ISCC Stakeholder Meeting on Sustainable Marine Fuel (SMF) on February 1st. Held online, the event dived deep into state of the market and how certified sustainable

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Powering the Future: ISCC’s Technical Stakeholder Meeting Spotlights Innovation in Renewable Fuels!

(International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) We are excited to share key insights from the recent ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting for Renewable Fuels of Non-Biological Origin (RFNBOs), which took place online with more than 315 active participants and featured eight expert speakers.

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Project Presentation – Life Cycle Assessment of the Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) and Renewable Diesel (RD) from Oil Palm and its Crop Residues in Colombia

(International Sustainability and Carbon Certification)  In a collaborative effort funded by the World Bank, ISCC, with the support of its sister companies MEO and GRAS, has been diligently conducting a Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) and Renewable

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Delivering Net-Zero Shipping by 2050: Introducing the Green Balance Mechanism

(World Shipping Council)  The global shipping regulator, the UN International Maritime Organisation, has set a target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 for the industry, and now needs to develop climate regulations by 2025 that make it possible to reach that

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Gov. Noem Signs E15 Fuel Tax Refund into Law

(South Dakota Government) Today (February 15, 2024), Governor Kristi Noem held a bill signing ceremony for SB 78, which provides for an E15 fuel tax refund. “Renewable fuels are a very important part of America’s all-of-the-above energy supply, and ethanol is vital to

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These Ethanol Plants Want to Bury CO2 in Kansas to Cut Their Carbon Footprints

by Calen Moore and Celia Llopis-Jepsen (KMUW/NPR)  Kansas has three carbon dioxide pipelines. Next, it could get two carbon sequestration wells, linked to ethanol plants. Here’s what we know. Two companies seek to build the first sites in Kansas where carbon dioxide emissions

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Renewable Chemicals and Materials

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In this presentation, we explored the challenges faced by global renewable chemical and materials producers in shifting towards low carbon alternatives — new processes, novel molecules with enhanced properties  for green hydrogen, Methanol, plant-based meats

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Don’t Believe the EV Hype—For Ethanol, Stay the Course

by Doug Durante (Clean Fuels Development Coalition/South Dakota Farmers Union)  Among the issues that have put a scare into the ethanol industry over the past few years, the threat of electric vehicles has received considerable attention. While threats to the RFS,

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Producing Transportation Fuels, Electrical Power, and Chemicals in a Circular Bioeconomy

Timothy J. Donohue (National Academy of Engineering) Renewable raw materials can be exploited as alternatives to fossil fuel–based liquid transportation fuels, electrical power, and chemicals. -- Among today’s greatest challenges is the development of sustainable and cost-effective ways to produce sufficient transportation

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India in Talks with Germany for Technology Collaborations in Biofuel Sector, Says IBA’s Gaurav Kedia

 by Shubhangi Mathur (Moneycontrol/The Election Budget) The government is looking at technologies from Germany to process feedstock such as paddy straw and municipal solid waste, said Gaurav Kedia, Chairman of Indian Biogas Association (IBA).  India is working to accelerate collaborations with Germany for

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Green Methanol: A Carbon Dioxide Pipeline Alternative?

by Jared Strong (Iowa Capital Dispatch) ... CapCO2 Solutions is nearing completion of its first “green methanol” project at an ethanol plant in Illinois. The company hopes that a successful launch there this summer will lead ethanol producers in Iowa to

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Exclusive: White House Set to Back Tougher Climate Model for Ethanol, Sources Say

by Jarrett Renshaw, Stephanie Kelly and Leah Douglas (Reuters) President Joe Biden's administration is poised to announce an adjustment to its scientific modeling for ethanol that will show the corn-based fuel to be less effective at reducing greenhouse gas emissions than

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Biden Administration Weighs Slowing the Shift to Electric Vehicles

by Maxine Joselow (Washington Post)  The Environmental Protection Agency is considering relaxing one of its most significant climate change rules — tailpipe emissions limits for cars and trucks — by giving automakers more time to boost sales of electric vehicles, according

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USDA Proposes Streamlined Regulation for Biobased Markets (BioPreferred) Program Public Comments DEADLINE March 25, 2024

by Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton (Bergeson and Campbell)  The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBCS), an agency of the Rural Development mission area within U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), issued a proposed rule on January 24, 2024, that would adopt changes

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Interview - ‘Vertical Integration Will Help Drive Down Biofuel Costs’

by Sowmya Sundar (Zawya Projects)  John Jones, Co-founder and CEO of Omani- Scottish waste to value start-up X2E told Zawya Projects that vertical integration is key to reducing the cost of biofuels to match pump prices -- X2E is building a $1.6 billion

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Biodiesel Blends Untapped Potential for Decarbonisation

by Dickon Posnett (European Biodiesel Board/Open Access Government) Dickon Posnett, Argent Energy’s Director of Corporate Affairs and President of the European Biodiesel Board, sheds light on an existing but often overlooked opportunity to help truck fleets triple their carbon savings, immediately Argent Energy is

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Senate Panel Backs Bill to Aid GEVO Biofuels Project

by Bob Mercer (KELOLand)  Legislation to help clear the way for a renewable-fuels company to build a plant at Lake Preston is moving ahead at the South Dakota Capitol. The Senate Commerce and Energy Committee on Thursday voted 7-2 in favor of

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Lawmakers Urge Use of Sound Science in SAF Carbon Modeling

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  As the Treasury Department March 1 deadline nears to update the GREET model, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers have written to the working group in charge of the changes to asking them to ensure they are basing them

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Ag Census Confirms Cropland Decline, Adoption of Environmental Practices

by Scott Richman (Renewable Fuels Association)  The first tranche of data from the 2022 Census of Agriculture was released by USDA on Tuesday, and it showed that the amount of cropland in the U.S. fell by 14 million acres (4%) since 2017, continuing a

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Exclusive: Delta Air Lines Readies Refinery to Process Biofuels

by Laura Sanicola and Laila Kearney (Reuters)  Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N), opens new tab plans to start receiving shipments of renewable fuel feedstocks at its Trainer, Pennsylvania, refinery as part of a strategy that could reduce its environmental liabilities by

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Boeing and the Journey to SAF at Scale

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Boeing Regional Director for Sustainability Dale Smith gave this illuminating presentation at ABLC NEXT 2023 in Washington, DC examining global emissions, the rise of SAF in the context of other emissions-limiting measures, and the progress and

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Interview: India's Biofuel Push to Be Driven by Power, Transport Sectors: Biofuel Junction Founder

by Sampad Nandy and Samyak Pandey (S&P Global) Measuring carbon intensity of feedstock pathway yet to arrive in India; India biofuel push should be market driven; Developing technology to process animal fat, tallow, UCO next step -- India's domestic power and road transport sectors should

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New Mexico Legislators Seek Cleaner Transportation Fuels, Would Follow West Coast’s Lead

by Morgan Lee (Associated Press)   New Mexico’s Legislature has approved a bill aimed at reducing climate-warming pollution from cars and trucks through financial incentives to reward businesses that produce cleaner fuels. The Senate voted 26-15 Tuesday, on a party-line vote with Republicans

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2023 Biogas Data: Third Year of Record Growth for U.S. Biogas Industry; Expected to Continue in 2024

(American Biogas Council) $1.8 billion was invested in new projects last year, according to numbers just released by the American Biogas Council -- Newly-released data from the American Biogas Council (ABC) indicates that 2023 was the third year of record growth across

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Are First-Generation Biofuels Sustainable?

(World Bio Market Insights) The sustainability of first-generation biofuels have attracted controversy, with questions around their true emissions savings and their impacts on other environmental metrics like water pollution and water consumption.  We look at recent scientific evidence on whether and how

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Chancellor Urged to Rethink Duty on Biofuels for Home Heating

by Neil Merrett (H&V News)  Two leading trade bodies have called for the upcoming Spring Budget to revise charges currently applied for using biofuels in domestic heating that do not apply to fossil-fuel based alternative such as kerosene Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is

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European Ethanol Producers Raise New Legal Challenge to EU Aviation-Fuel Legislation

by Robin Whitlock (Renewable Energy Magazine) In the latest action addressing improper policymaking and discrimination against sustainable crop-based biofuels, the EU ethanol industry is seeking partial annulment of RefuelEU Aviation Regulation. -- European renewable ethanol producers have launched a new legal challenge,

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What’s behind the Republican Hatred of EVs?

by Kelsey Brugger, Rebekah Alvey  (E&E Daily) ... At a recent auto show, Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas), the Small Business Committee chair, confidently predicted: “EVs won’t exist in a few years.” Hybrids were more viable, argued Williams, the owner of a car

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Biofuel Groups Lobby Carper to Support Ethanol Bill

by Marc Heller (E&E Daily) Organizations representing truck stop operators and fuel marketers urged Environment and Public Works Chair Tom Carper to drop opposition to a bill promoting higher-ethanol fuel. -- Industry groups representing fuel retailers and related stores urged Senate Environment

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How Much Carbon Can Farmers Store in Their Soil? Nobody’s Sure.

by Max Graham (Grist) Advocates say the long-awaited farm bill could help fix that.  -- ... If America’s growers and herders made sure the carbon on their land stayed underneath their crops and their cows’ hooves, then some scientists say the planet

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Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide: The State of Responsible Primacy

by Jake Ferrell and Dr. Simone H. Stewart (National Wildlife Federation) When it comes to emerging technologies and the implications of deploying climate solutions, which entity should lead the infrastructure charge: the state or the federal government? This question is one

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DOE Announces Up to $100 Million for Pilot-Scale Testing of Advanced Carbon Dioxide Removal Technologies

(U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) today (February 12, 2024) announced up to $100 million to help develop a commercially viable carbon dioxide removal industry in the United States.

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Sustainable Carbon Removals Limits Identified, Huge Climate Mitigation Challenge Revealed

(University of Melbourne/EurekAlert!) Governments and businesses are relying on dangerous amounts of future removal of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere, instead of more rapidly reducing emissions and phasing out fossil fuels. This problem is partly due to an incomplete picture1 of

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Kensington Mayor Blames Province for Loss of $150M Plant, 30 Jobs

by Laura Chapin (CBC News) Biomass project hit ‘major unexplained barrier’ when seeking provincial approval --  The mayor of Kensington is frustrated that a $150-million renewable diesel plant proposed for the town's industrial park will not happen, and he is blaming the

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NARA: No Path to Reducing Food Loss, Waste 50% by 2030 per Draft US Strategy without Rendering

(North American Renderers Association/Biobased Diesel Daily)  The North American Renderers Association is disappointed that rendering was omitted in the Draft National Strategy for Reducing Food Loss and Waste. The North American Renderers Association has submitted comments to U.S. EPA on the Draft

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RNG Coalition Urges Michigan Senate to Hold Clean Fuel Standard Hearing

(Renewable Natural Gas Coalition/Biobased Diesel Daily) The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas urged Michigan lawmakers Feb. 8 to conduct a hearing on Senate Bill 275 as an important step toward realizing Michigan’s long-term climate goals. SB 275, a critical Clean Fuel Standard

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Dissent Emerges in Europe over Unrealistic Political Favoritism Given to EVs, Hydrogen in Heavy-Duty Vehicle CO2 Standards

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily)  The European Waste-based & Advanced Biofuels Association, representing 55-plus stakeholders from the EU waste-based and advanced biodiesel supply chain, noted in early February that it has become apparent that several member states including Germany are

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Aviation Coalition Urges Canadian SAF Incentives

by Curt Epstein (AIN Online) The group includes major players such as Bombardier, Airbus, IATA, and CBAA -- A coalition of aviation industry companies in Canada—along with other stakeholders—have issued a letter to the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister

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Indian Biogas Association Pitches for Rs 30k cr Investment for Compressed Biogas Plants

(PTI/Financial Express) “Utilising agricultural residues like paddy straw for bioenergy production and soil enrichment instead of burning those offers a dual benefit as it provides renewable energy sources while enhancing soil health,” said Indian Biogas Association Chairman Gaurav Kedia. Indian Biogas Association

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Velocys Secures US$40MM of Growth Capital and Begins New Chapter as a Private Sustainable Aviation Fuel Technology Company

(Velocys) Velocys, a leading sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) technology company, announces that it has begun a new chapter following the completion of its take-private on 18 January 2024. As part of the transaction, a new consortium of growth investors, including Carbon

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Another Attempt to Block Carbon Pipelines from Using Eminent Domain Fails

by Joshua Haiar (South Dakota Searchlight)   Another legislative attempt to stop a proposed carbon sequestration pipeline from using eminent domain failed Monday.  “It is up to us to defend South Dakotans’ property rights,” said Rep. Jon Hansen, R-Dell Rapids, the prime sponsor of

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Share Your Thoughts: USDA Asks for Public Comments on 8 Changes to the National Handbook of Conservation Practices DEADLINE March 4, 2024

by Charlsie McKay (RFD TV)  Stakeholders are encouraged to submit comments by March 4, 2024, either online or by mail.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is inviting public feedback on proposed revisions to eight national conservation practice

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Biogases Contribution Undervalued in Commission’s 2040 Climate Target

(Bioenergy International) ... EBA highlights that biogases are so much more than a mere sustainable energy carrier: produced and consumed in the EU, these green gases provide ready-available solutions to defossilize the EU economy, including hard-to-abate sectors such as industry and

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Love Them or Loathe Them, Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands Are a Growing Biofuel Battleground

by Louis Sahagun (Los Angeles Times) ... “They’re just a wildfire waiting to happen,” the Lincoln County commissioner says of the low, bushy trees. ... In parts of California and much of the Great Basin, land owners have declared war on pinyon pines

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AFPM Launches Campaign on EV Rules

by Tanya Snyder (Politico's Weekly Transportation) ... The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers is launching a $7 million campaign today in key battleground states bashing the Biden administration’s efforts to push electric vehicle adoption. AFPM plans to run the ads in Michigan, Wisconsin,

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EVs or Ethanol? Midwest Eyes Deep CO2 Cuts in Transportation.

by Jeffrey Tomich (E&E News Energywire) Midwest states are weighing major changes in transportation policy that could shift the region's emissions. -- After recently enacting laws requiring 100 percent carbon-free power, Midwest blue states are eyeing tailpipe emissions. In Minnesota, a state-appointed working

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Feedstocks and Advanced Agriculture

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In this presentation, we explored the challenges faced by global feedstock producers in shifting towards low carbon fuels, chemicals and materials — new technologies for yield, better soil and carbon practices, new crops and intermediates, and

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Purpose-Grown Energy Crops: What Drives Feedstock Innovation

by Glenn Farris (Lee Enterprises Consulting/Biofuels Diges) In the drive towards a clean energy future and a low-carbon energy environment, purpose-grown energy crops will play a major role. At this time and for many years, researchers associated with universities, national

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US Counties Are Blocking the Future of Renewable Energy: These Maps, Graphics Show How

by Elizabeth Weise, Stephen J. Beard, Suhail Bhat, Ramon Padilla, Carlie Procell, Karina Zaiets (USA TODAY)   Across America, local bans, moratoriums and construction impediments are blocking wind and solar energy with increasing levels of red tape.  ... The U.S. has set a goal

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Brief: ‘Low ROI’ Still the Top Reason Farmers Won’t Engage in Carbon Projects, Says Purdue Survey

by Jennifer Marston (Ag Funder News) - Nearly 10% of farm producers have engaged in talks about carbon capture, says the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer report.  -The percentage of producers discussing carbon contracts in 2024 is consistent with survey

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Corn and Soybean Prices Drop 8% to Begin 2024 — and the EPA Is Partly to Blame

by Myra P. Saefong (MarketWatch/Morningstar)  Falling gasoline demand put agency in ‘tough position’: energy trader -- Corn and soybean prices have declined on the back of excess supplies, with disappointing U.S. mandates for plant-based renewable fuels contributing to weakness — and pulling

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South Dakota Could Soon Regulate Hydrogen Pipelines, Same as Carbon

by Dominik Dausch  (Sioux Falls Argus Leader)  Just as the South Dakota's Governor's Office of 2009 foresaw the need for carbon dioxide pipelines to come under the purview of state regulators, so too did this year's legislative body decide the same for

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Estonia's ECA Representative: Future of Biofuels in the EU Remains Unclear

(News.err.ee) The European Court of Auditors (ECA) says it has identified three main problems in relation to the promotion of biofuels within the European Union, namely a less than stellar level of environmental friendliness, high production costs and a low availability

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Biodiesel Availability Top of Mind at 2024 Clean Fuels Conference

by Brent Barnett (Brownfield Ag News) The availability of biodiesel is a focus of this year’s Clean Fuels Conference. Hanna Campbell, demand specialist with the Michigan Soybean Committee, says biodiesel is growing in popularity in her state, but, “Unfortunately, we’re just kind

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The Benefits of Biodiesel Webcast

(Chevron/Renewable Energy Group) Learn from experts from Chevron and Cummins Inc. -- Chevron and Cummins recently announced a collaborative plan to improve access to alternative and renewable fuels as well as fuel infrastructure for fleets. In this webcast, hear from Dave Slade, Chief Technologist

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Fast Car

by Allen Schaeffer (Engine Technology Forum)  ... Fast Car proves that classics and the future remaking of them don't have to be mutually exclusive, even if they look and sound a bit different. And that is a good lesson for looking

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Civil Society Groups Call for End to Soy Biofuels

(Transport & Energy) 30 non-profit organisations, including T&E, WWF, Oxfam and Birdlife, call on the European Commission to phase out support for deforestation-driving soy biofuels -- The Commission has one last chance before the European Parliament elections in June to include soybean

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Making Progress in Developing the Market

(Biofuels International)  According to Pat Gruber, the CEO of Gevo, in his view, the last 12 months for the biofuels industry can be summarised in one word ‘limbo’. Gruber believes that the company has made progress on things like developing the market,

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Sacramento Proposes Banning Gas Stations

(NACS) In the city’s 2040 General Plan, it proposes banning new stations and adding to existing ones. -- According to the 2040 Sacramento General Plan, the city has proposed banning new gasoline stations and adding to existing stations unless the sites provided electric vehicle

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Ohio House Passes Biofuel Tax Credit Bill, Aims to Boost E15 Sales

(Crawford County Now) The Ohio House of Representatives has passed House Bill 324, a measure that introduces a temporary non-refundable tax credit of 5 cents per gallon on sales of E15 and higher blended biofuels. The bill, championed by State Representatives

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Viva Energy Supports Cleanaway with Renewable Diesel Supply

(Viva Energy) Viva Energy launched 100 percent Renewable Diesel with Cleanaway, which is running a six-month demonstration of the cutting-edge technology that can play a role in reducing emissions in the Australian transport sector. The demonstration will involve Cleanaway operating two waste

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to HEFA Based SAF Projects Utilizing Marginal Land

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) A new Aviation Biofuel plant producing HEFA, and Production and test of HEFA in commercial flights in non-segregated mode are the focal points of this presentation by esteemed international researcher David Chiarimonti. The goal is to

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Top Aircraft Lessors Sow Doubts over Green Fuel Silver Bullet

by y Padraic Halpin and Tim Hepher (Reuters) Sustainable aviation fuel requires "extraordinary" taxpayer contribution; Currently accounts for 0.2% of global jet fuel use; Irish minister says governments cannot foot the bill; Lessors see ESG falling down investor agenda -- The world's

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Amelia to Power All of Their Flights from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol with Blended Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(Neste) Neste and Amelia, a French regional airline, have closed an agreement for the supply of blended Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™. Amelia has been using the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for all its flights departing from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol since 1

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Washington Bill Aims to Make SAF Available for Use in Private Jets

by Erin Voegele (SAF Magazine)  Legislation currently pending in Washington state aims to require airport operators to make a minimum 10% blend of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) available to private jets owned by individuals or businesses once certain conditions are met.  The

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DOE Seeks Information on Industrial Demonstration and Deployment of Carbon Capture Technologies DEADLINE March 14, 2024

(U.S. Department of Energy/Carbon Capture Magazine)  The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) has released a Request for Information (RFI) that seeks input intended to assist DOE in the planning of priorities and initiatives

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Brazil in the Presidency of the Financial G20: Agendas, Dynamics and Challenges

by Jefferson Estevo [1] and Alina Ribeiro [2]  (Boletim Lua Nova (Google Translation)) Brazil assumed the presidency of the Financial G20 on December 1, 2023 with the motto “Building a fair world and a sustainable planet”. Created in 1999, the group is made up of the nineteen

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India Could Triple Its Biofuel Use and Accelerate Global Deployment

by Jeremy Moorhouse and Astha Gupta (IEA) India has quickly joined the ranks of major biofuel producer and consumer thanks to a set of coordinated policies, high-level political support, and an abundance of feedstocks. Over the next five years it has the

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Exclusive: Industry Opposition Halts S. Korea’s Bioethanol Plans

by  Park So-jeong,  Park Su-hyeon (The Chosun Daily) South Korean government’s plan to introduce bioethanol at gas stations as part of efforts to reduce oil dependency and combat climate change has been scrapped after about a year. The Ministry of Trade,

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Hydrogen

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In this presentation, we explored the challenges faced by global hydrogen producers in shifting towards low carbon hydrogen — new technologies for green hydrogen, new carbon capture opportunities to make blue hydrogen, and much more, including

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BorgWarner, Cummins, Eaton, Ford to EPA: It’s Time to Finalize GHG Phase 3

by Deborah Lockridge (Heavy Duty TruckingInfo) BorgWarner, Cummins, Eaton and Ford support EPA's GHG Phase 3 emissions proposal for heavy-duty trucks. -- What’s the best way to push heavy-duty vehicle emissions toward zero? While major truck and engine makers all say they

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The Records Dilemma Is Decimating the UCO Market—but There Is a Way Out

by Kristof Reiter (Reiter Companies/Biobased Diesel Daily)  How and why the used cooking oil market broke and what can be done to fix it. -- After more than a decade of consolidation in the used cooking oil (UCO) recycling industry, the number

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2024: The Year Traceability Goes Global

by Dani Charles (Veriflux/Biobased Diesel Daily) As traceability requirements go global, so too must the solutions that support them. For much of 2023, the U.S. market was the primary focus of renewable traceability. This focus centered on U.S. EPA’s final rule, issued in

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Sustainable Shipping Surges on the Great Lakes

by Karen Potratz (Michigan Advanced Biofuels Coalition/Biobased Diesel Daily)  Biodiesel is a readily available solution to decarbonize ports.  --  The Great Lakes region is a marine-shipping superpower. Each year thousands of vessels transport 90 million tons of cargo on the five Great

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BLE Publishes Evaluation and Experience Eeport 2022 - UFOP: GHG Efficiency Competition Reduces Biofuel Demand

(Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e.V. (UFOP) )  The Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e.V. (UFOP) is taking the evaluation and experience report 2022 recently published by the Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) as an opportunity

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Is There a Future for Biodiesel in Europe?

by Edgar Ahn (BDI-BioEnergy International GmbH/Biobased Diesel Daily)  A comprehensive look at the policy landscape and market opportunities for fatty acid methyl esters in the European Union. --  ... A group of experts from the Dutch Rabobank anticipates a sharp decline in

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Nevada Provides Edgewood Renewables $11.7 Million in Tax Abatements

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) ... The Nevada governor’s office and Edgewood Renewables’ website states that Edgewood is in the process of constructing a biorefinery on the site that will produce more than 120 mgy of renewable diesel and sustainable

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New Global Climate Restoration Fund Announces First Grant Cycle: Applications Open to Fund Environmental Impact Studies and Stakeholder Outreach DEADLINE June 1, 2024

(Climate Intervention Environmental Impact Fund)  The Climate Intervention Environmental Impact Fund (CIEIF; https://cieif.org/) is pleased to announce its first round of three $50,000 grants towards environmental impact analysis for climate restoration projects. The inaugural grantees are:  Arctic Reflections, bv – a Dutch start-up aimed

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On the Right Tractor: Agricultural Bills Roundup

(The Carbon Copy)   Though everyone's favorite farm-themed omnibus stalled in Congress, policymakers are forging ahead with relevant legislation that supports the agricultural sector and could be included in the eventual Farm Bill. Since late 2023, three C180-endorsed bills have debuted: ???? Partnerships for Agricultural Climate Action Act

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Biodiesel Availability Top of Mind at 2024 Clean Fuels Conference

by Brent Barnett (Brownfield Ag News) The availability of biodiesel is a focus of this year’s Clean Fuels Conference. Hanna Campbell, demand specialist with the Michigan Soybean Committee, says biodiesel is growing in popularity in her state, but, “Unfortunately, we’re just kind

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Biofuels Center Plate at Bacon Brunch

by Nicole Heslip (Brownfield Ag News) Indiana agricultural organizations prioritized the need for a state biofuel tax incentive during Monday’s Bacon Bar and Brunch with lawmakers at the statehouse. Marshall County farmer Joe Stoller recently testified in support HB 1315 and tells Brownfield

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Big Oil Embraces Corn as Former Foes Unite against EV Threat

by Kim Chipman and Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg/Yahoo!)  After decades of battling against more ethanol going into US cars, Big Oil is joining Big Agriculture in a push to expand use of the corn-based biofuel. Fossil-fuel giants are also ramping up investment in

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Biofuel Is Poised to Usurp Crude Oil Refining in the Bay Area. But Are Their ‘Renewable’ Fuels a Green Solution or ‘Greenwashing’?

by Katie Lauer (SiliconValley.com) With concerns over sustainability increasing in the energy industry, fossil-fuel companies have embraced plans to revamp, rather than decommission, vast networks of steaming, flashing and aging refinery pipelines into more eco-friendly assets. In 2020, two Bay Area refineries

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German Carbon Capture Row Heightened by EU’s Draft 2040 Climate Plan

by Nikolaus J. Kurmayer (EURACTIV) Germany’s upcoming carbon management strategy is being delayed by government divisions on carbon capture and storage (CCS), further exacerbated by a leaked EU climate policy draft for 2040 promoting the controversial technology. The European Commission is due

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Zero Emission Shipping Fund proposal submitted to UN to deliver on shipping’s net zero targets

(International Chamber of Shipping) • The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, and the Republic of Liberia submit detailed proposal to UN IMO for a Zero Emission Shipping Fund to accelerate transition to net zero by 2050. •

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The Link between Oil and Ag -- Understand Why Oil Prices Impact Corn and Soybean Prices.

by Cassidy Walter (Successful Farming) “Petroleum is the floor,” says Owen Wagner, senior grain and oilseeds analyst for RaboResearch. “That’s the best way to think of it; petroleum sets the foundation.”  Wagner says the price of oil is not a primary driver

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Stopping Biden’s Radical Forced EV Transition

(U.S. House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee)  Americans Should Choose the Car They Drive -- President Biden and Democrats are leading a radical rush-to-green agenda that takes away people’s vehicle choice and forces Americans to drive electric vehicles. Electric vehicles are

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PHMSA Delivers Proposed Rule on Carbon Pipeline Safety to White House OMB

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration on Feb. 2 delivered a proposed rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget focused on improving the safety of carbon dioxide

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Lhyfe and SAF+ International Group Ink MoU

(Bioenergy International) France-headed Lhyfe, a pioneer in the production of green and renewable hydrogen, and Canada-headed SAF+ International Group (SAF+), a world leader in the production and marketing of electro-sustainable aviation fuel (eSAF), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to

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Circular Economy, Energy and the Environment

by Jerry Murphy (MaREAI/Science in Society)  MaREI Director Professor Jerry Murphy presented a lecture in the Science in Society Public Lecture Series entitled “Circular Economy, Energy and the Environment” on Thursday 1st February. In this lecture, Prof Murphy explained a series of

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Fat, Sugar, Trash: All the Weird Things that May Fuel Planes by 2050

by Nicolás Rivero (Washington Post) ... Each of these new fuel sources comes with its own set of trade-offs: Some will require years of research to develop, others have low ceilings on how much they can grow, and a few may

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Mobilize Frederick Hosts Annual Summit; Turnout Doubles

by Clara Niel  (Frederick News Post)  Tables with posters were set up all around Hood College's Whitaker Campus Center on Saturday for Mobilize Frederick's Second Annual Climate Summit. ...  Mobilize Frederick, a climate nonprofit born in 2021 from a joint Frederick city and

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Europe Launches New e-Fuels Project to Decarbonize Shipping

(Safety4Sea)  The new €17 million European GAMMA project aims to make ocean transport and trade more environmentally friendly. Companies and researchers from Europe will collaborate to develop and convert a bulk carrier to operate on climate-neutral fuels and green power, reducing

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US RINs Complex Collapses in 2023, Driven by Oversupplied Biomass-Based Diesel Market

by Phillip Herring, Melvin Lee, Sofia Cabrera, Guadalupe Nunez (S&P Global) D4 RINs drop 68.4% since Jan 2023, suppressing D6 RINs; 2.16 billion gallons above the 2023 D4 RVO mandate; Strong incentives to produce/import biomass-based diesel; BO-HO continues to fall US D4 Renewable Identification Numbers

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MN Bio-Fuels: Meeting Clean Transportation Targets Requires the Use of Biofuels

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association)   In order for Minnesota to achieve its greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals, biofuels must be included in a fuel- and technology-neutral Clean Transportation Standard (CTS). “The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association is committed to working with the legislature to ensure

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How Governments Can Bring Low-Emission Trucks to Our Roads – and Fast

(International Transport Forum)  Heavy diesel trucks emit nearly three-quarters of all CO2 from freight transport. They are also among the most difficult vehicle types to power with sustainable fuels. This report reviews which emerging technologies show the most promise to drastically

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OPINION: A Clean Transportation Fuels Standard Will Drive Down Emissions

by Travis Kellerman (Somos Solar/Albuquerque Journal) A critical piece of legislation is being considered this legislative session. HB 41, the Clean Transportation Fuels Standard bill, will revolutionize the clean fuel economy in New Mexico, accelerate the state’s transition to low- and

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A Clean Fuel Standard Offers Drivers Choices

by Kristina Ortez (District 42 Taos County State Representative/Santa Fe New Mexican)  We all know the drill. Some guys around a table on the other side of the world decide to cut back on oil production. Commodity traders bid up crude

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A Clean Fuel Standard Will Protect the Outdoors

by Dawn Boulware (Taos Ski Valley/Santa Fe New Mexican)  New Mexicans share an appreciation and love for the amazing outdoors in our state — in fact, it is why most of us choose to live here. At Taos Ski Valley, we

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Cleaner Fuels Law Would Spark Economic Growth

by Robin Vercruse and Amy Brown (Low Carbon Fuels Coalition/ Adalante Consulting/Albuquerque Journal) New Mexico has worked hard over the past decade to diversify its economy and become a leader in renewable technologies that are catching on in other states. The

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From Hotpot Waste to Jets: Cathay Pacific Joins Hong Kong Group in Diving into Sustainable Aviation Fuel

by Eric Ng (South China Morning Post)  Many members have started to report and set targets to reduce not only their direct greenhouse gas emissions but also those of their suppliers, CEO of non-profit Business Environment Council Simon Ng says; 

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Synthetic Aviation Fuel Has Yet to Take Off in Europe: Study

( Agence France Presse/Barron's) The EU has set targets for using synthetic sustainable aviation fuels in European flights but no projects to produce the fuel have yet received a final investment decision, a study published Wednesday said. Transport and Environment, a non-governmental organisation

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European Ethanol Producers Raise Legal Challenge to EU Maritime Legislation

by Robin Whitlock (Renewable Energy Magazine) European renewable ethanol producers have launched a legal challenge to the EU’s FuelEU Maritime Regulation on the grounds that it fails to properly recognise the proven benefits of sustainable crop-based biofuels and has therefore violated

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NGOs Challenge Labelling of New Aircraft as Green under Changes to EU Taxonomy Rules

by Christopher Surgenor (GreenAir Online) The EU Taxonomy Regulation, which entered into force in July 2020, is a classification system that establishes definitions of what is an ‘environmentally sustainable’ economic activity and is a tool to help investors and companies make

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UK MPs Welcome Government’s Jet Zero Ambitions but Have Concerns over Deliverability

by Christopher Surgenor (GreenAir Online) Cross-party MPs on the UK Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee have welcomed government policy steps to scale up and support new technologies, zero carbon aircraft and domestic sustainable aviation fuel production in efforts to reach a sectoral

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New EU-funded FUELGAE Project Aims to Resurrect Algae as a Promising Source for Aviation Biofuels

by Christopher Surgenor (GreenAir Online) Over a decade ago, algae was seen as a very promising biomass for producing jet biofuel and a number of high-profile startups attracted big-name investors. In 2009, Continental Airlines flew the United States’ first-ever commercial jet

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EU Parliament’s Environmental Committee Supports Relaxing Rules on Genetically Modified Plants

by Samuel Petrequin (Associated Press)  Lawmakers on the European Parliament’s environment committee on Wednesday backed a proposal to relax rules on genetically modified plants produced using so-called new genomic techniques, prompting strong criticism from environmental groups. The issue of genetically modified organisms

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Commission Opens In-Depth State Aid Investigation into Swedish Tax Exemption Schemes for Non-Food Biogas and Bio-Propane

(European Commission)  The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether two Swedish tax exemption schemes for non-food-based biogas and bio-propane used for heating or as motor fuel are in line with EU State aid rules. The in-depth investigation

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BioAdvance Invests 22 Million in Biofuels Factory in Figueira da Foz

by Antonio Larguesa (Eco Sapo (Google Translation)) Company led by Paulo Gaspar builds one of the largest European advanced biofuel units in the Port of Figueira da Foz. It has already reserved land and 50 million for second generation ethanol. -- n industrial investment

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Hydrogen Rising: IRS Released Proposed Regulation to Section 45V of Internal Revenue Code Public Comments DEADLINE February 26, 2024 Public Hearing March 25, 2024

by John R. Kirkwood, Virginia M. Speck, Joshua L. Andrews, Aaron L. Szabo, Jason Deppen, Bryan Michael Allen (Biofuels Digest) In connection with the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), on December 22, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a Proposed Regulation related

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Can Second-Generation Ethanol Production Help Decarbonize the World?

by Brian Kenny (Cold Call/Harvard Business Review)   How Brazil’s green energy champion, Raízen, is expanding the market for second-generation ethanol and other sugar-cane waste biofuels. -- Raízen, a bioenergy company headquartered in São Paulo, is Brazil’s leader in sugar and ethanol

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Iowa's Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program Awards $3.4 Million in Funds to Retailers to Offer Higher Biofuel Blends

(Iowa Renewable Fuels Association) Iowa’s cost-share Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program (RFIP) awarded $3.4 million in grants for 74 applicants that will add E15 to retail sites and one applicant to add a biodiesel terminal in Iowa. “This type of demand is incredibly

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK --  Loretta Winters

 Disadvantaged communities are often forgotten and left behind because people don't realize how many are forced to live in areas where planes fly overhead, buses idle and trucks pass through our neighborhoods.  Addressing this in New Jersey, as this (New Jersey

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NJ Introduces Clean Fuels Transportation Bill

(Fill It Up Clean New Jersey/PR Newswire)  First on East Coast to Advance Clean Fuels Legislation  --  Fill It Up Clean New Jersey, a diverse coalition of business and community stakeholders, is applauding the New Jersey State Senate for introducing legislation that would give The Garden

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GM’s ‘All-in’ Electric Future Now Includes Gasoline

by David Ferris (Politico Pro Energywire) The company's latest hybrid plan illustrates how tough it is for traditional automakers to navigate a transition to electric vehicles. --  General Motors introduced the plug-in hybrid car to America. Then the automaker killed it and

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Study Identifies Plans for 45 e-Fuel Facilities in Europe, as Norway Leads the Way

by Tony Harrington (GreenAir Online) A new study by European lobby group Transport and Environment (T&E) has identified commitments to build 45 e-kerosene plants in 10 European nations, with combined potential to produce more synthetic aviation fuel by 2030 than required by the

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Unravelling IMO Policy Measures towards a Just and Equitable Energy Transition

(Global Maritime Forum) With the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Revised Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Strategy adopted in July 2023, this Brief dives deeper into the mid-term measures, including an economic and technical measure, which are currently under development to ensure delivering on

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VPS Publishes Paper on Importance of Testing for Accurate Energy Content of Marine Biofuels

(VPS/Biobased Diesel Daily) VPS announced Jan. 15 that it has carried out significant research across numerous test parameters that enables potentially problematic characteristics of marine biofuels to be measured and controlled. VPS research has shown that by using these test methods, biofuels

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Mobilizing Sustainable Biomass Feedstocks for Future Fuels and Chemicals

(Biofuture Platform) The CEM14/MI-8 Side Event on Mobilizing Sustainable Biomass Feedstocks was held on 19 July 2023. The Side Event was organized by the CEM Biofuture Platform Initiative and the Co-leads of the MI Integrated Biorefineries (India and Netherlands). The purpose

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CEM14/MI-8 Minister – CEO Biofuels Roundtable

(Biofuture Platform) The CEM14/MI-8 closed door Minister – The CEM14/MI-8 closed door Minister – CEO Roundtable on Biofuels was held on 21st July. The Roundtable was organized by the CEM Biofuture Platform Initiative and the Co-leads of the MI Integrated Biorefineries (India

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Fossil Fuel Phase out Date Needed in Europe in 2040 Target, NGOs Ask

(Transport & Environment) Coal should be phased out no later than 2030, fossil gas no later than 2035 and oil at the latest by 2040 -- Last December, COP28 addressed fossil fuels for the first time in the history of these

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Fuel Tax Refund to Incentivize Higher Ethanol Blends Passes South Dakota Senate

by Joshua Haiar (Argus Leader) A bill to incentivize the sale of more ethanol passed through the state Senate on Monday with 33 yes votes and no opposition.  The legislation outlines a new tax refund that would be in effect from 2025 to

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Grown-Up Talk about Blue Hydrogen

by Terry Mazanec (Lee Enterprises Consulting/Biofuels Digest) ... What constitutes the hydrogen economy? According to most analysts, the hydrogen economy is “an economy that relies on hydrogen as the commercial fuel that would deliver a substantial fraction of a nation’s energy and

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The Risks of Betting on Biofuels with Flex-Fuel Plug-in Hybrid Cars in Brazil

by André Cieplinski (International Council on Clean Transportation) As the world’s largest vehicle markets move toward electric vehicles to decarbonize road transportation, many legacy automakers support doubling down on existing efforts to use biofuels in Brazil, and they’re focusing on using them in plug-in

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Summit Adds 12 Ethanol Plants to Pipeline Proposal in Iowa

by Jared Strong (Iowa Capital Dispatch) Summit Carbon Solutions has reached an agreement to nearly double the number of ethanol facilities that will connect to its proposed carbon dioxide pipeline system in Iowa, the company announced Monday. The agreement with POET —

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Africa Can Use Its Idle, Arable Land for Biofuel and Save Earth

by Joachim Buwembo (The East African) ... Sceptics may argue that it will take a lot of land to produce the SAF (sustainable aviation fuel) required to fly all planes around the world. But sceptics are always there. At the start

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Instead of Bickering over Fossil Oil, Use the Energy to Make Biofuels

by Joachim Buwembo (The East African)  Rather than, or besides fighting over control of the poison being sold to them by rich international dealers, Uganda and Kenya could put the health of their people, vehicles and wallets first, and jointly develop better

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MEM Will Analyze the Use of Ethanol in Gasoline

by Gustavo Villagrán  (Diario de Centro America (Google Translation))  “We will resume the discussions, analyzes and technical tables to establish what the economic benefits are for the country and for users in the use of ethanol in gasoline,” said Víctor Hugo

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US Chicken Prices to Fall at Last Thanks to Green Fuel Boom

by Gerson Freitas Jr, Tarso Veloso, and Isis Almeida (Bloomberg Green Living) ... Processing the vast amounts of soybeans needed to make the plant-based jet fuel and diesel required to lower US emissions will also create mountains of co-product soymeal, widely used in

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North Dakota Commissioners Say Counties Won't Be Able to Restrict Summit Carbon Pipeline

by Donnelle Eller (Des Moines Register) The Ames-based company that wants to build a $5.5 billion carbon capture pipeline across Iowa and neighboring states got a boost as North Dakota regulators signaled cities and counties there will be unable to impose

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EC Targets EUR 480m of EU Funds for CO2 Transport, Storage

by Siobhan Hall (Montel News)   The European Commission has allocated nearly EUR 480m in EU funding to CO2 transport and storage projects as it seeks to create a “European carbon value chain”, it said on Thursday. This includes EUR 131m for Norway’s cross-border Northern

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