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Full Throttle: The Aviation Industry Has Been Working on Bio-Aviation Fuels Since the Late 2000s.

 by Dhanisha Juleemun, Lucky Nurafiatin, Daria Kochetkova, and Jorge Sierra (SGS INSPIRE/Biofuels International) The first flight using bio-aviation fuel took off in 2008 - it was flown by Virgin Atlantic from London to Amsterdam. Since then, many more airlines have carried out

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Drivers Win with Unleaded 88 During Promotion in Plymouth

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association) Twenty-one drivers who fueled up with Unleaded 88 at a Holiday station in Plymouth during a two-hour promotion yesterday were rewarded with prizes from the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels) and KS95 FM.  “This week, MN Bio-Fuels kicked-off another

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Greater Fuel Resilience Needed – Study

(University of Otago)  A new study shows that building capacity for biofuel production would not only safeguard New Zealand’s food supply in the event of a global disaster, but also make the nation’s fuel supply more resilient to lesser shocks. -- New

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Chile Aims to Have First Large-Scale Sustainable Aviation Fuel Factory by 2030

by Alexander Villegas (Reuters) Chile aims to start producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in a large plant by 2030 and use the fuel made from oils, fats, and biological and municipal waste for half of its aviation needs by 2050, a

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Ethanol Blog: Lawmakers, Retailers Make Last-Minute Push for E15 Summer Waiver

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)  Letters continue to fill the mailbox at the White House from federal lawmakers, ethanol industry officials and fuel retailers pressing the Biden administration to grant a waiver to allow the continued sale of E15 this

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EBA Welcomes Progress on GHG Emissions Savings Measurements in Transport and Calls for Full Recognition of Renewable Fuels

(European Biogas Association)  The European Biogas Association (EBA) welcomes yesterday’s adoption of the European Parliament Report on the CountEmissions EU proposal, which is based on a well-to-wheel approach, but regrets the decision not to include a mechanism to account for renewable fuels

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Growth Energy Launches Campaign to Preserve Summer Access to E15

(Growth Energy) Growth Energy launched a new ad campaign calling on the Biden administration to protect summer access to E15, an affordable, cleaner-burning fuel option. The digital advertising campaign will run across multiple platforms, including key news sites and YouTube. Watch the ad here. “The clock

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Attorney General Bird Leads 13-State Lawsuit to Pull the Plug on Biden Electric Vehicle Handout and Defend Ethanol

(Office of Iowa Attorney General) Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird today led a 13-state coalition in a lawsuit to pull the plug on Biden’s electric vehicle handout and defend ethanol. -- In Biden’s most recent attack in the war on gas vehicles, he

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Commission Approves €350 Million German State Aid Scheme to Support Renewable Hydrogen Production

(European Commission) The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €350 million German scheme to support the production of renewable hydrogen through the European Hydrogen Bank's “Auctions-as-a-Service” tool. The German measure is in line notably with the objectives of the REPowerEU Plan and

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RIL, Tata Motors, IOCL to Be Key Bidders for Green Hydrogen Pilot Project: Report

(Business Today) The pilot project will help identify operational issues and gaps in terms of technology readiness, regulations, implementation, infrastructure and supply chains. -- Reliance Industries (RIL), Tata Motors and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) are likely to be key bidders for

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D.C. Circuit Upholds California Clean Air Act Waiver

by Lesley Clark (E&E News) The ruling is a major boost to the Golden State’s ability to set tough tailpipe emissions standards — and the Biden administration’s climate agenda.   -- An influential federal appeals court has allowed California to retain its longstanding

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What Fits the Process

(BDI Bioenergy/Biofuels International) ... When biodiesel producers shift to waste-based material as feedstock, the first choice is often used cooking oil (UCO). The main reason is that UCO’s feedstock parameters are close enough to that of vegetable oil. The result is

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Ethanol Mission to Ottawa Focuses on Enhancing Blending

(U.S. Grains Council) U.S. Grains Council (USGC) representatives Isabelle Ausdal, regional ethanol manager for the European Union, United Kingdom and Canada, and Growth Energy’s Chris Bliley, senior vice president of regulatory affairs, visited Ottawa, Canada, to promote increased ethanol blending following

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U.S. Grains Council Supports Biofuel-Based Decarbonization Initiatives Worldwide

by Mackenzie Boubin (U.S. Grains Council) As part of its efforts to promote decarbonization, the U.S. Grains Council is increasing its focus on market opportunities outside the transportation sector. This includes household cooking alternatives that use clean-burning ethanol as opposed to polluting

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India Poised for an Ethanol Revolution, Focusing on 2G, SAF and CBG

by Anurima Mondal (Energetica-India) Interview: Sameer Sinha, Chief Executive Officer- Sugar Business Group at Triveni Engineering and Industries Ltd. -- The shift towards biofuels, driven by the EBP20 target, signals a transformative journey aligning with energy sustainability and environmental goals, says Sameer

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Ancap Opens Call to Companies to Produce Sustainable Fuel for Airplanes

(Ámbito (Google Translation)) The project involves an investment of US$200 million and an initial annual production capacity of up to 180,000 cubic meters of SAF. -- The National Administration of Fuel, Alcohol and Portland (Ancap) will begin this month the search for partners for

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Tokyo Metropolitan to Assess Waste-to-SAF Potential

 by Fayaz Hussain (SAF Investor) The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) said that it is conducting a feasibility study to ascertain the potential of turning municipal waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). “In principal, the target is general waste in Tokyo; however, if

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Colonial Oil Industries to Purchase and Retire 9 Million RINs Due to RFS Violations

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Colonial Oil Industries Inc. must pay a $2.8 million civil penalty and purchase and retire more than 9 million renewable identification numbers (RINs) at an estimated price of $12.2 million under a settlement agreement reached

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DLA Energy / USCG Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Soliciation for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

(GovTRIBE) The Defense Logistics Agency Energy seeks to award a contract to supply an estimated annual requirement of 876,000 US gallons of sustainable aviation fuel to the U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Training Center in Mobile, Alabama. The fuel must be blended

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Manitoba Introduces Legislation to Lower Emissions with Carbon Capture, Storage

(Canadian Biomass Magazine) The Manitoba government has introduced legislation that is designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by creating a framework for industries to begin work on underground carbon capture and storage projects, Economic Development, Investment, Trade and Natural Resources Minister

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Anatomy of a Community Benefits Plan: Using DOE’s Framework to Construct an Impactful CBP

by Alayna Chuney and Vanessa Suarez (Carbon 180) Community benefit plans (CBPs) are required for all Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act funding opportunity announcements and loan applications, a move towards codifying community engagement alongside historic clean energy investments.  DOE characterizes

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Pipeline Company, Environmental Group Strike Unique ‘Community Benefits’ Agreement

by Paul Hammel (Nebraska Examiner) Under deal with Bold Alliance, first responders will get training, landowners could choose annual royalties payments and local foundations will get donations -- The developer of a carbon-dioxide pipeline and an environmental group have struck a “one-of-a-kind”

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Dead Wrong About E85

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association) ... So, what is driving the rebirth of E85 flex fuel? The fuel’s resurgence is likely resulting from two compelling consumer benefits: lower carbon emissions and lower prices. Flex fuels offer substantial reductions in greenhouse gas

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US EIA Now Publishes Interregional Renewable Diesel Rail-shipment Data

(U.S. Energy Information Administration/Biobased Diesel Daily) In its March Petroleum Supply Monthly, the U.S. Energy Information Administration introduced data on the interregional movement of renewable diesel. These new data add to its existing tanker- and barge-movement coverage for renewable diesel. With the new data,

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Ethanol Industry on EVs: The Infrastructure Isn’t There and Consumers Aren’t All In

by Currey McCullough (RFD TV) The ethanol industry is raising concerns over the Biden Administration’s adamant approach for an all-electric vehicle fleet, saying it is on a collision course with reality. As policymakers and industry leaders navigate this shifting landscape, voices from the

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UC-Davis Analysts Warn of Significant Soybean Acreage Requirements for SAF

(Pro Farmer/Ag Web) Two UC-Davis analysts in a report highlighted that satisfying sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) goals would require a significant increase in soybean plantings, almost by 50%. Conversely, relying solely on corn ethanol would necessitate a lesser increase in land

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TopSoil Webinars , Including Carbon Intensity Series

(Continuum Ag) TopSoil Webinars are an opportunity for you to educate yourself as Mitchell and other Continuum Ag Representatives sit down with industry leaders to dig into the hottest topics in Agriculture including Carbon Intensity, Soil Health & Precision Ag. One of

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Pivot: Global Bioethanol Coalition Clean Cooking Podcasts

(Pivot) Expanding knowledge around bioethanol and clean cooking is critical to engaging with government, private sector, and individuals in ways that spur actual change.  Pivot is dedicated to building awareness and educating in a variety of ways to ensure that bioethanol

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Ramstad: The Debate over Ethanol's Future Stalls Push for Less-Harmful Gasoline in Minnesota

by Evan Ramstad (Star Tribune)  Environmentalists who favored a low-carbon fuel standard in the past now think its time has gone. -- In mid-February, a dozen environmental groups wrote a letter to Minnesota legislators urging them not to adopt a low-carbon fuel

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EV Policy on Collision Course With Reality

by Jesse Allen (American Ag Network)  The ethanol industry says the Biden Administration’s push for an all-electric vehicle fleet is on a collision course with reality. The Renewable Fuels Association says at some point tax policies, infrastructure shortcomings, and tough new

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Five Major Issues for EPA and Farmers EPA Administrator Highlights $4 Billion in 'Green Fund' for Rural Communities

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer) EPA Administrator Michael Regan on Friday spotlighted rural investments in new green funds while saying the Greenhouse gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy use in Technologies (GREET) model update is coming in the "very near future"

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EMPTY – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

EMPTY – The drawdown of the strategic petroleum reserve emptied LARGE SWATHs of oil from storage and put it into the broader market while the government continues to certify EMPTY promises of the battery electric revolution and its associated infrastructure. Although

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Exclusive: Biden Administration's Initial SAF Subsidy Model to Raise Climate Hurdle for Ethanol

by Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters) The Biden administration will release a preliminary climate model for its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) subsidy program in the coming weeks that is more restrictive than what the corn-based ethanol industry had expected, two sources familiar with

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China Releases List for a Biofuel Pilot Scheme to Boost Domestic Consumption

by  Samyak Pandey and Aditya Kondalamahanty (S&P Global)  Major biodiesel exporter faces weak local demand; Government urges demonstrations to support consumption; Loans and carbon profits fall short in driving demand sufficiently -- The Chinese government unveiled a plan for a biodiesel pilot scheme in

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2023 Billion-Ton Report: An Assessment of U.S. Renewable Carbon Resources Informational Webinar --- April 16, 2024 --- ONLINE

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will host a virtual informational webinar from 1:30pm – 2:30pm ET, on April 16, 2024, on the recently released 2023 Billion-Ton Report (BT23), an

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Lineas Presents Its New FAME Locomotive, a Milestone in Sustainable Transportation Innovation.

(Lineas) Lineas, Europe’s largest private rail freight operator, is proud to present its new FAME locomotive. With this locomotive, the company highlights its commitment to finding sustainable solutions to reduce CO2 emissions in the transport sector. -- FAME, short for Fatty Acid

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Sequestering CO2 in Plastics

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) There are a number of possible routes to convert emissions into polymers. Plastics contain carbon for the entire duration of their useful life and during the time which they are not degrading in a landfill. Since

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MOSTI Explores Hydrogen Technology in Mobility Sector

(The Sun) The Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (MOSTI) is exploring the potential use of hydrogen technology, particularly in the mobility sector. In a statement, the ministry said it will hold discussions with relevant ministries and agencies to raise the adoption level

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House Republicans Call for Better Support of U.S. Biofuel Exports

by Mark Dorenkamp (Brownfield Ag News)  Two Republicans in the U.S. House are urging the Biden administration to take greater action to boost U.S. biofuel exports. Randy Feenstra of Iowa tells Brownfield sustainable aviation fuel could be a game changer for commodity

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BINGO! Words to Live By from ABLC 2024

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Key players in the renewable fuels community gather twice/year at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conferences—ABLC 2024 took place in Washington, DC last week; and the ABLC Next gathering will be in San Francisco in

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How Carbon Dioxide Removal Is Critical to a Net-Zero Future

by Chris Dickert (Visual Capitalist) Meeting the Paris Agreement temperature goals and avoiding the worst consequences of a warming world requires first and foremost emission reductions, but also the ongoing direct removal of CO2 from the atmosphere. We’ve partnered with Carbon Streaming to take a

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Biodiesel Producing Plant in Newarthill Set to Close with over 70 Jobs at Risk

by Michael Pringle (Daily Record) Argent Energy has already entered into a period of consultation with staff -- A plant producing biodiesel in Newarthill is set to close its doors with the loss of over 70 jobs. Argent Energy has already entered into

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New Law Encouraging Higher Biodiesel Blends Takes Effect in Illinois

(Illinois Soybean Association/Biobased Diesel Daily) Implementation of a bipartisan bill to encourage the use of higher blends of biodiesel took effect April 1.  Illinois Soybean Association Chairman Ron Kindred and other supporters call the new law a landmark statute that will benefit

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Saudi Arabia’s Only Biofuel Producer Is Tripling Refining Capacity by 2025

by Sowmya Sundar (Zawya Projects)  The Biofuel Company, which operates the GCC’s largest biofuel refinery, prioritises domestic needs in capacity expansion -- The Biofuel Company, Saudi Arabia’s first and only biofuel producer, is on course to triple its refining capacity by 2025, the

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The White House Advances Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Leadership with the Launch of the National Bioeconomy Board

by Sarah Glaven (White House Office of Science and Technology Policy)   Biotechnology harnesses the power of biology to create new services and products, which provide opportunities to grow the U.S. economy and workforce and improve the quality of our lives and the

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2023 Billion-Ton Report

(U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy KDF) The U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technology Office's (BETO's) 2023 Billion-Ton Report (BT23) is an assessment of renewable carbon resources potentially available in the United States. BT23 explores these resources in terms of quantity, price,

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Committee Urges Government to Hold Aviation Industry Accountable for Emissions Reductions

(U.K.  Environmental Audit Committee)  The Environmental Audit Committee has urged the Government to hold the aviation industry accountable for its proposed  emissions reductions, as it publishes the Government’s response to its report on net zero aviation. -- The Government’s plans for delivering net

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Farmers, Ethanol Industry Workers Call for Summertime E15 Waiver

(Renewable Fuels Association) Nearly 1,000 farmers, ethanol industry workers and other supporters from across the country sent a letter to President Biden today calling on his administration to take action to allow continued access to E15 throughout the upcoming summer driving season. E15

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LIMIT – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

LIMIT – Although LIMITations are typically viewed as negative, a broader application WOULD invite us to understand the feedback mechanism a LIMIT provides. Currently the sale of fuel BLENDs such as E15 have LIMITed availability over the summer MONTHs due to

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Hybrids vs EVs: Why Hybrids Are Surging as EV Sales Slow

by John Matarese (Scripps News)  Electric vehicles have received all the hype in recent years, but now sales are slowing as hybrids appear to be en vogue. -- ... But as the spring 2024 car buying season begins, hybrids that use gas and

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Biden’s EPA Can Justify His New EV Rules Only by Cooking the Books

Benjamin Zycher (American Enterprise Institute/The Hill) Before federal regulations are implemented, they must be justified with an extensive analysis of costs and effects. The new Environmental Protection Agency rule forcing a massive shift toward electric vehicles is no exception. Weighing in at 1,181

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RFA Urges SAF Interagency Working Group to Use a 30-Year Time Period for LUC Calculations

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The Renewable Fuels association is urging federal officials to use a 30-year time frame to account for land use change (LUC) emissions as they work to complete the upcoming 40BSAF-GREET model, which will be used

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Agreement Signed by 6 Companies to Collaborate on Biofuels, Feedstocks between Japan, South Korea

(Eneos/Biobased Diesel Daily) DS Dansuk Co. Ltd., Eneos Corp., HMLP Co. Ltd., Nomura Jimusho Inc., Yoshikawa Yushi Co. Ltd. and Sapporo Yushi Co. Ltd. announced March 22 that they have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) earlier this year designed

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European Biodiesel Board Statement on the Commission Adoption of the Revised RED Annex IX

(European Biodiesel Board) The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) welcomes the addition of several new feedstocks in the revised Annex IX to the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) adopted by the European Commission. Further clarifications on the definitions of the newly added feedstocks

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EBB Publishes 2024 Manifesto for a “Made in Europe” Transition towards Carbon-Neutral Transport

(European Biodiesel Board) The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) has published their manifesto, setting out the legislative priorities for the EU biodiesel industry for the coming years. In order to reach the EU climate targets, decarbonisation of transport will remain a big

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Bolivian State-Owned Biodiesel Plant in Santa Cruz de la Sierra Begins Operations

(Bolivian Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy/Biobased Diesel Daily)   A start-up ceremony was held March 26 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, for the first biodiesel plant built by state-owned oil company Yacimientos Petrolófilos Fiscales Bolivianos. “Today is a historic day

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Brazil Moves ahead in Sustainable Mobility

by Plinio Nastari  (DATAGRO/Biofuels Digest) It does not come as surprise that only in the last three months investments in the automotive sector were announced in excess of 115 billion Reais, or 23 billion US dollars, which include ambitious plans for

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Sen. Klobuchar Tours MN Bio-Fuels Producer Member Heartland Corn Products

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association)  Sen. Amy Klobuchar toured Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels) Producer Member, Heartland Corn Products (HCP), in Winthrop on March 27 to discuss her efforts in addressing some of the challenges facing Minnesota’s ethanol industry. Among those efforts include securing

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel Won’t Short Food Supply, Manufacturers Say

by Sean Prattt (Manitoba Cooperator/Glacier Farm Media)  Manufacturers of sustainable aviation fuel say the increase in light duty electric vehicles has created an ethanol surplus --  Sustainable aviation fuel manufacturers say they won’t compromise food supplies despite consuming large volumes of agricultural

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Iowa Republican Miller-Meeks Named New Chair of Conservative Climate Caucus

by Zack Budryk (The Hill) The House Conservative Climate Caucus has named Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa) as its new chair, succeeding founder Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah). Miller-Meeks, who sits on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has attended every United Nations climate summit since her election

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UFG Professor Appointed to Work for the Ministry of Mines and Energy

(Federal University of Goiás) Laís Thomaz has been assigned to advise the National Secretariat of Oil, Gas and Biofuels --  A professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Federal University of Goiás (FCS/UFG), Laís Thomaz had been the University's International

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The Electrifying End to Life on Earth

by Peter Brown (Biofuels Digest) In pursuit of our salvation from climate change we are now engaged in a deliberate effort that will dramatically increase the very polluting toxins that are causing that change. Even more ironically, we will use our

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This Week in Agribusiness, March 30, 2024 EPA’s Snub of Renewable Fuels, ... Featured This Week.

(Farm Progress)  Geoff Cooper, president and CEO, Renewable Fuels Association, talks with Mike about the EPA’s decision to disregard usage of biofuels for emissions reduction in light duty vehicles. He also talks about the benefits of renewable fuel use, and what’s

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Unlocking the SAF Market

by Tammie Sloup (FarmWeek)  Federal and state policies can catalyze the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) market, but all the industry players will need to coordinate efforts to cross that bridge of transition. SAF has been labeled as the future of biofuels, decreasing

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The EPA E15 Ruling Opens the Door for E30

by Doug Durante (Clean Fuels Development Coalition/South Dakota Farmers Union)  ... Ethanol is in no way mandated under the RFS – the refiners choose ethanol as a way to meet their obligation, they could have used renewable diesel, biogas, even

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Modeling Maryland’s Climate and Clean Energy Goals and Investment Requirements

(Center for Climate Strategies)  CCS unveiled its latest report assessing Maryland's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions trends and the potential for actions in all sectors to reach ambitious climate and clean energy goals, deliver energy and financial savings, and mobilize investment at

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Tester Bill on Small Refineries Irks Ethanol Lobby

by Marc Heller (E&E News) The Montana senator said his legislation would keep big companies from claiming ethanol-blending waivers for small refineries. -- A bill introduced by Sen. Jon Tester raises a contentious point for the biofuel industry: How small does a

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US Judge Strikes down Biden Highway Climate Rule for States

by David Shepardson and Nate Raymond (Reuters)   A U.S. judge in Texas struck down a climate rule adopted by the Biden administration requiring states to measure and set declining targets for greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles using the national highway system. Texas

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New EPA Emissions Rule for Semi-Trucks: EPA Rolls Out World's Toughest Emission Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer)  ... EPA announced new, final national emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles model years 2027 through 2032. Officials stated the new rule would avoid 1 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions while reducing air pollution for

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RFA Seeks to Intervene in Legal Challenge to EU Maritime Fuel Regulation

(Renewable Fuels Association)  The Renewable Fuels Association on Thursday filed a petition to intervene in support of a legal challenge brought by European ethanol producers against the European Union’s FuelEU Maritime Regulation. By arbitrarily assuming crop-based biofuels like ethanol have the

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Tax Credits and Carbon Capture: How Ethanol Plants Offset Costs

(AgWeb/Pro Farmer)  Ethanol plants are exploring carbon capture technologies to reduce their carbon intensity (CI) scores and qualify for tax credits. Paul Neiffer, via his Farm CPA Report, says the two main methods are point source capture and carbon capture and storage

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Cellulosic Biofuels Win for Ground Transportation

by Lauren Quinn (University of Illinois Agri-View) Despite the fervor around electric vehicles and their potential to reduce the transportation sector’s carbon footprint, 2023 projections suggest electric vehicles won’t edge out gas-powered vehicles for decades to come. With conventional vehicles

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Commission Approves €900 Million French State Aid Scheme to Support the Production of Energy and Fuel from Biomass and Renewable Hydrogen to Foster the Transition to a Net-Zero Economy

(European Commission)  The European Commission has approved a €900 million French scheme to support companies investing in the use of biomass and renewable hydrogen in energy and fuel production, to foster the transition towards a net-zero economy in line with the Green Deal

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Minister McConalogue and Minister Muir Launch €9 Million Funding Call under the Shared Island Bioeconomy Demonstration Initiative

(Ireland  Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine)  • The Call for Proposals is supported by an allocation from the Government’s Shared Island Fund, which will support the development of two bioeconomy initiatives on the agri-bioeconomy and the blue bioeconomy • The scheme will support

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Province, YVR Work Together to Support Good Jobs, Fight Pollution

(British Columbia Government News)  A partnership aimed at fighting pollution in the aviation sector, growing investment and supporting clean, sustainable jobs and business opportunities for people in British Columbia has been made between the B.C. government and Vancouver International Airport (YVR). “Vancouver’s

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RFS Fight Launches in Appeals Court Interest Groups Argue EPA Illegally Finalized RFS Volumes Through 2025

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)  Though the EPA finalized Renewable Fuel Standard volumes for 2023 to 2025 in June 2023, the future of the rule could change depending on the outcome of a legal battle playing out in a federal

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Strengthening the EU’s Bioeconomy Strategy with Four Policy Recommendations

(European Commission/CORDIS) From policy briefs to social media campaigns, PROMICON points the way to a sustainable bio-based economy. -- The EU-funded PROMICON project has released its first policy brief supporting the 2018 EU Bioeconomy Strategy’s goal to create a sustainable, circular and

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USDA Releases Latest Economic Impact Report on Bioeconomy

(U.S. Department of Agriculture)  Latest Economic Impact Report Shows a Thriving and Resilient Bioeconomy Despite Impacts of the Global Pandemic -- USDA Rural Development (RD) released “An Economic Impact Analysis of the U.S. Biobased Products Industry: 2023 Update," which demonstrates how the biobased products

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Nuseed Targets Cotton Regions for Carinata Trials

by Emma Alsop (Grain Central)  Australia's cotton-growing regions are being targeted for trials to grow the non-edible renewable fuel feedstock crop, carinata. Nuseed, the seed division of Australian agricultural chemical company Nufarm, is eyeing trials of carinata this year, according to general

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Sustainable Shipping Fuels Can Reach Cost Parity with Fossil Fuels by 2035 with Decisive Policy, Says New Wärtsilä Report

(Wärtsilä)  New Wärtsilä analysis shows EU ETS and FuelEU Maritime will close price gap, creating policy blueprint to accelerate the global transition to sustainable fuels Sustainable shipping fuels could reach cost parity with fossil fuels as early as 2035 with the help

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Repsol and Bunge Create a Partnership in Spain to Boost Supply of Renewable Fuels

(Repsol) - Through this strategic agreement, Repsol increases its access to the feedstock needed to reach its goal of producing up to 1.7 million tons of renewable fuels by 2027.  - The collaboration is another step forward in Bunge’s long-term

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Biofuel Supporters Ask EPA for Summertime E15

by Carah Hart (Browfield Ag News) A group of biofuel supporters, including the Renewable Fuels Association and the National Corn Growers Association, are asking the Environmental Protection Agency to provide an emergency summer waiver for E-15 quickly. In a letter to the

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Biden’s Biofuel Push Risks Dethroning Corn as King of US Crops

by Gerson Freitas Jr and Isis Almeida (Bloomberg)  US farmers have favored corn over soybeans for over a century; That may start to change as soy demand for green diesel surges -- American farmers will plant more corn than soybeans in 2024

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The Digest’s Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2024

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Florida, the Daily Digest today released its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. Get the latest up to the minute new

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Illinois to Play Part in Sustainable Jet Fuel

by Kevin Bessler (Illinois Radio Network/AdvantageNews.com)  In an industry that has yet to develop, Illinois transportation, manufacturing and agricultural sectors are exploring opportunities with sustainable jet fuel.  The inaugural Sustainable Aviation Fuel Conference brought together several stakeholders this week in Lisle, including

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8 States Are Planning to BAN the Sale of Gas-Powered Cars Entirely - after Biden Unveiled Ambitious Plans to Phase Them out by 2032

by Tilly Armstrong (Daily Mail)  California was the first state to adopt the plan to ban sales of gas cars by 2035; Electric vehicles made up 7.6 percent of new car sales in the US last year; READ MORE: What does

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Illinois CFS Will Take More Time

by Elliott Blackburn (Argus Media) Illinois lawmakers will move slowly on a proposed state low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) as opponents target fuel costs and placing authority over the program with a state agency.  --  The state Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee

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In Gasolinegate, the True Cost of Gasoline Far Exceeds What We See at the Pump

by Emily Phillips (Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  ... Even today, gasoline as a fuel dominates the transportation sector, despite attempts to increase the market share of electric and alternative-fuel vehicles. In Gasolinegate, authors Burl Haigwood (advisor to the Clean Fuels Development

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EasyJet Joins Calls for UK Government to Help Fund Hydrogen-Powered Flight

by Gwyn Topham (The Guardian) Carrier says technology could be a reality by end of the next decade, as it launches a base in Birmingham -- EasyJet has joined aerospace manufacturers in urging the government to help fund hydrogen-powered flight, as the

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Continuum Ag and Siouxland Energy Team up to Focus on Low-CI Corn

by Cassidy Walter (Successful Farming)  The partnership will encourage farmers to discover their carbon intensity score now, to prepare for future market opportunities. -- Today Siouxland Energy Cooperative, an ethanol plant near Sioux Center, Iowa, and Continuum Ag, announced a partnership focused on helping

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EPA: 1 New SRE Petition Filed, 26 SRE Petitions Now Pending

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA released updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data on March 21, reporting that one new SRE petition has been filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard in the past month. A total of 36

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Pressing for GREET Model Update Details for SAF Tax Credits Delayed, But Will 'Send Right Signal,' Ag Secretary Says

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer)   While groups are clamoring for certainty on how the Department of Treasury calculates tax credits for sustainable aviation fuel, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the adjustments to the greenhouse gas model, or "GREET" model, won't

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‘This Will Be Something that People See and Feel’: What to Expect from Biden’s Clean Car Push

by Mike Lee and Jean Chemnick (Politico) The Biden administration is launching its most aggressive regulation to stem tailpipe pollution. --  The transportation rules come as President Joe Biden tries to shed historically low approval ratings as he plunges into a reelection race

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UAE Unveils National Biofuels Policy to Promote Clean Energy Shift

(Emerati Times) The policy has been developed by the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MoEI). -- The UAE has announced the specifics of the National Policy on Biofuels, which was just approved by the UAE Cabinet. This policy is aimed at backing

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BIO Calls for Legislation to Boost Biomanufacturing

by Tom Popper (Bio.News)  Innovative companies using biotechnology to make renewable raw materials can enable more sustainable, climate-friendly manufacturing while providing an additional source of income for farmers. The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is seeking to support these companies with a proposal

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BioReCer’s Policy Brief Advocates for Valorisation and Use of Organic Residues to Drive European Bioeconomy

(Renewable Carbon News) BioReCer's recommendations urge policymakers to prioritise the utilisation of sustainable organic residues to reduce reliance on fossil feedstocks and mitigate associated greenhouse gas emissions -- The Horizon Europe project Biological Resources Certifications Schemes (BioReCer) has unveiled a comprehensive policy brief titled

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Amex GBT Urges UK Government to Support Scaling of SAF

by Lauren Arena (Business Travel News Europe)  American Express Global Business Travel is urging the UK government to create “a stable policy landscape” that supports the scaling of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) ahead of the UK’s planned SAF mandate. The call comes

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Net Zero Transportation, Charting a Course for Low Carbon Fuels | Knowledge Exchange Division

(CoBank)  CoBank’s Jacqui Fatka and Teri Viswanath kick off their Energy in Transition series with a video podcast, Net Transportation, Charting a Course for Low Carbon Fuels. This four-part dialogue looks at how, from farm to fuel, decarbonization demands requires radical

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Iowa Democratic U.S. Senate Hopefuls Differ on Foreign Policy, Ethanol

(Globe Gazette) Differences over a hard line on when to send U.S. troops to Ukraine and over ethanol policy were among the few contrasts to emerge during a televised debate Saturday night between the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate in Iowa. ... (Abby)

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Iowa Lawmakers Move to Ease Ethanol Transition for Gas Stations

by Caleb McCullough (Globe Gazette)  Iowa gas stations would have more flexibility in updating their pumps to comply with renewable fuel rules under a bill Senate lawmakers advanced Wednesday. The bill, Senate Study Bill 3187, builds on a 2022 law that requires most Iowa

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Growth Energy CEO Spotlights Bioethanol’s Potential in Panel at CERAWeek

(Growth Energy) Yesterday (March 18, 2024), Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor joined global biofuel industry leaders on a panel at S&P Global’s CERAWeek to discuss the changing biofuels supply chain and the central role that American bioethanol will have in further decarbonizing the

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Biden-Harris Administration Finalizes Strongest-Ever Pollution Standards for Cars that Position U.S. Companies and Workers to Lead the Clean Vehicle Future, Protect Public Health, Address the Climate Crisis, Save Drivers Money

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  Final standards will expand consumer choice in clean vehicles and build on historic progress in U.S. auto manufacturing under President Biden’s Investing in America agenda -- Today, March 20, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced final national pollution

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BioLPG Production at Scale in Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Elements Needed for Its Development and Efficient Use as a Clean Cooking Fuel

(The Global LPG Partnership (GLPGP), Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS), Loughborough University)  ... The confluence of Global South development needs, inadequate progress on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the rapidly evolving “just transition” debate between Global North and Global South has

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ETHANOL 100 Fuel Launched by Petroleum Minister Hardeep S Puri

(India Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas)  Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Housing and Urban Affairs, launched ‘ETHANOL 100, a revolutionary automotive fuel at IndianOil Retail Outlet M/s. Irwin Road Service Station,here today (March

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The Australian Constructors Association (ACA) Released a Pivotal Report Underscoring the Crucial Role of Decarbonising the Construction Industry in Achieving Australia’s Net Zero Ambition.

(Australian Constructors Association) ACA CEO Jon Davies said construction is a ‘hard to abate’ sector and while electrification is the preferred decarbonisation pathway, technology constraints mean this will not be available in the short to medium term. “We need to rapidly adopt

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Production of Hydrogen at Industrial Scale – State of the Art and Future Prospects

by Qi Chen (Lee Enterprises Consulting/Biofuels Digest)  ... Hydrogen has been produced at the industrial scale for many decades in diverse applications, see Figure 1. Traditional applications are mainly in chemical manufacturing and oil refining, with some lower volumes in

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Michigan Bill Would Incentivize SAF Production

by Nicole Heslip (Brownfield Ag News) Legislation proposed in Michigan could expedite the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel. During a recent Senate Energy and Environment committee hearing, Delta Airlines chief sustainability officer Amelia DeLuca says the future of the aviation industry depends on

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Ethanol Blog: Lawmakers Press Biden Administration to Fight Brazil Ethanol Tariff, Open Ag, Biofuels Trade

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)   With Brazil set to reconsider an ongoing tariff on U.S. ethanol imports a group of Republican lawmakers asked the Biden administration to be active in an upcoming public-comment period on the 16% tariff that is

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EPA Celebrates 20 Years of Methane Reduction Accomplishments at the Global Methane Forum

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to cut methane pollution that threatens the climate and public health, the EPA and State Department officials convened a group of 450 global leaders at the 2024 Global Methane

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Biden Eases EV Rule but Keeps Heat on Automakers

by Mike Lee (E&E News)  The Biden administration released one of several coming car regulations Tuesday, a clean vehicle formula designed to push automakers to build more fuel-efficient or electric vehicles. The Department of Energy softened its “petroleum equivalency factor” after complaints

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USDA Releases New Bioeconomy Report and Implementation Plan

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) At ABLC, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a plan that will boost biomass supply chain resiliency for domestic biobased product manufacturing, while also advancing environmental sustainability and market opportunities for small and mid-sized producers. The report — Building

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Vilsack Accepts Holmberg Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) At ABLC, the United States Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, accepted the William C. Holmberg Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Bioeconomy and in his Holmberg Address said that “There’s a competition going on here. There

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EU Policy. Commission Backs Use of Farmland for Aviation Fuel Production

by Robert Hodgson (euronews.green) In a bid to cut the climate impact of flying, the European Commission says agricultural land can be used for aviation biofuel production, providng it does not interfere with food and feed production or damage soils. But

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EPA Denies AFPM Petition Seeking Waiver of 2023 Cellulosic Biofuel RVO

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA on March 15 denied a petition filed by the American Fuel & Petroleum Manufacturers in December 2023 seeking a partial waiver of the 2023 cellulosic biofuel renewable volume obligation (RVO) under

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2023 Billion-Ton Report: An Assessment of U.S. Renewable Carbon Resources

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technology Office's (BETO) 2023 Billion-Ton Report (BT23) is the 4th in a series of assessments of potential biomass resources available in the United States. BT23 explores these resources in

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Garamendi, King Introduce Bill to Allow Biomass Power to Participate in the RFS

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., and Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, on March 11 each introduced legislation that aims to allow facilities generating renewable electricity from forest biomass, such as woodchips or sawdust, to participate in the

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Avoiding SAF Flight Cancellation: Airline Industry, Others Stress Need for Sustainable Aviation Fuels to Take Off

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer) Airlines and businesses tied to the bioeconomy are stressing how critical the right policies will be to help fully develop a market for sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) that can help create a new market for

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USDA Releases Plan to Strengthen the Bioeconomy through a More Resilient Biomass Supply Chain

by Lynn Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton (Bergeson & Campbell)  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released on March 14, 2024, a report entitled Building a Resilient Biomass Supply: A Plan to Enable the Bioeconomy in America, “a plan that will boost biomass supply chain

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Bolivia Strengthens Commitment to Biofuels Development

(Xinhua)  The Bolivian government reaffirmed on Friday its commitment to biofuels and its plan to progressively reduce diesel and gasoline subsidies in the South American country. Adams Hurtado, the country's industrialization and transportation vice minister, said Bolivia has opted for biofuels derived

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Cellulosic Biofuels Still a Win for Ground Transportation

by Deborah Gertz Husar (Herald-Whig) ... With conventional vehicles likely to dominate the ground fleet for the foreseeable future, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign experts say cellulosic biofuels shouldn’t be discounted. Researchers in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences and the

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Lawmakers Push for Year Round E15

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  More than 30 members of the U.S. House of Representatives this week sent a letter to House leadership requesting a legislative solution to allow the voluntary sale of E15 year-round nationwide. Reps. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA), Nikki Budzinski (D-IL), Adrian Smith

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Vilsack: Actions Needed to Assure Biomass Supply

by Jerry Hagstrom (The Hagstrom Report)  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today said today the government needs to take a number of actions to assure an adequate supply of biomass for the biofuels industry in the future. Vilsack released several reports on the

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Reported Volumes of E15, E85 Set New Records in Minnesota and Iowa in 2023

(Renewable Fuels Association)  Reported sales of both E15 and E85 hit record highs in Minnesota in 2023, according to new data released Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Commerce. Minnesota is one of only two states (Iowa being the other) that specifically track sales

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New Energy Blue Forms New Energy Chemicals to Sustainably Produce Bio-Sourced Ethylene for Carbon-Zero Jet Fuel and Dow's Renewable Plastics

(New Energy Blue/PR Newswire)  New Energy Blue, the clean-energy developer of lowest-carbon biofuel and biochemicals from crop residues, today advances its Decarbonizing America agenda by forming New Energy Chemicals. In phase one, the new biochemical subsidiary will produce American-sourced and American-made bio-based

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Biden Set to Crack Down on Auto Emissions to Accelerate EV Sales

by Jennifer A. Doulhy (Bloomberg) EPA expected to finalize tailpipe emission limits within days; Formula for calculating electric vehicle fuel use also coming -- The Biden administration is preparing to roll out the toughest-ever limits on pollution from the nation’s cars and

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The Zombies of the U.S. Tax Code: Why Fossil Fuels Subsidies Seem Impossible to Kill

by Lisa Friedman (New York Times) For the fourth year in a row, President Biden is trying to eliminate federal tax breaks for coal, oil and gas companies. But fossil fuel subsidies have proven difficult to stop. -- ... Mr. Biden’s budget

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Bold Goals Action Group Releases 40 Bold Actions to Accelerate the Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington, the Bold Goals Action Group released the final text of the 40 Bold Actions to Accelerate at ABLC 2024. The release capped a year-long, multi-national effort by bioeconomy stakeholders to define specific actions that

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RFA Thanks House Members for Supporting Year-Round E15

(Renewable Fuels Association)    The Renewable Fuels Association today thanked a large, bipartisan group of 31 lawmakers who asked House leadership to advance a legislative solution that would allow the voluntary sale of lower-cost, lower-carbon E15 year-round nationwide.   “We thank Reps. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, Nikki Budzinksi,

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A Manifesto for UK Leadership in Sustainable Aviation

(Sustainable Aviation) Aviation Industry Sets Out Route to Net Zero Flight in Updated Manifesto -- Manifesto launched by Sustainable Aviation, the industry coalition of UK airlines, airports, aerospace manufacturers and fuel producers; UK aviation industry calls for Government action to accelerate aviation’s transition

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Heathrow Partners with Heston Blumenthal to Launch Renewable Biofuel Breakfast

by Hannah Brandler (Business Traveler) ... Waste management service Quatra will collect, clean and recycle the used cooking oils from the Fly Up breakfast, with the oils and fats then undergoing treatment and purification to remove organic impurities and water. The processed

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Biofuel Industry Calls on German Government to Delay Rule Allowing Coprocessed HVO to Meet GHG-Reduction Bbligations

(Verband der Deutschen Biokraftstoffindustrie/Biobase Diesel Daily)  The Association of German Biofuel Producers (VDB) announced March 11 that it is calling for a delay in the German federal government’s approval of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) coprocessed with petroleum in a refinery to

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World Energy Founder Gene Gebolys Receives YPO’s 2024 Global Impact Award

(YPO/Biobased Diesel Daily)  YPO, the global leadership community of more than 35,000 chief executives in 150 countries, announced March 6 that Gene Gebolys, founder and CEO of World Energy, is the recipient of the organization’s 2024 Global Impact Award. World Energy is a low-carbon

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State Support Remains Critical, Advocates Say During Iowa Biodiesel Hill Day

(Iowa Biodiesel Board) Iowa continues to lead the nation in both biodiesel production and comprehensive pro-biodiesel state policies – and that's not a coincidence. That was the message today from biodiesel producers, soybean farmers and other supporters as they met with

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US Imports 2nd-Highest Volume of Biobased Diesel in History Last Year, Exports Hit 15-Year High

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daiy)  The U.S. imported more than 863 million gallons of biobased diesel in 2023, the second-highest volume of combined biodiesel and renewable diesel imports on record, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration compiled

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Government of Canada invests $15 Million in Clean Fuels Projects in the Niagara Region and Across Canada

(Government of Canada)  ... Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced in Thorold, Ontario, a federal investment of $15 million to support six clean fuels projects across Canada, including $10 million for two projects in the

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Biden’s 2025 Budget Request Includes Funds in Support of SAF

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) President Joe Biden on March 11 released his $7.3 trillion budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2025. The proposed budgets for the U.S. Department of Energy, USDA and U.S. Department of Transportation all include provisions

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Vanguard Renewables 10 Years On

by Jim Lane and John Hanselman (Biofuels Digest) “In this period of a very, very short timeframe over several months, back in 2012. for a series of completely disassociated reasons. I had a whole bunch of kind of folks coming to

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California E85 Sales Set New Record in 2023

(Growth Energy) Growth Energy, the nation’s largest biofuel trade association, welcomed the release of new data from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) showing that sales of E85 set a new record in the state in 2023.   “Californians used more E85 than ever last

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Biofuels Market Booms as Demand Exceeds Pre-Pandemic Levels

by Felicity Bradstock (OilPrice.com)  - Biofuels, particularly those derived from waste and non-food crops, are gaining traction as a renewable energy source to decarbonize hard-to-abate sectors like aviation and shipping. - The U.S. and India are leading the charge in biofuel

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Don’t Lose Hope, All Ye Ugandans Who Hope for a Future of Biofuel

by Joachim Buwembo (The East African)  Those who believe in a clean energy transition shouldn’t lose hope. Uganda is still committed to the transition, from the public investments we see going on, only we are not going into it full throttle 

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Location, Location, Location – A Vital Component to Making SAF Accessible

by Dave Rubenstein (California Ethanol + Power/Biofuels Digest)  ... Growing, sourcing, and producing biofuels such as SAF from renewable resources can create new economic opportunities in farming communities, improve the environment, and in the case of SAF, can even boost aircraft

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US Carbon Pipeline Company Pledges No Oil Recovery, but Bakken Drillers Want It

by Leah Douglas (Reuters) Summit Carbon Solutions, which is trying to build the biggest carbon dioxide capture pipeline in the United States to transport and bury greenhouse gases, has repeatedly pledged its project will not be used by drillers to boost

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Duckworth Boosts Illinois Ag: Advocates Ethanol, Farm Support, and Global Trade

(Illinois Ag Connection)  U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth, a stalwart supporter of Illinois agriculture, recently met with the new President of the Illinois Farm Bureau, Brian Duncan. Their discussion focused on the state's agricultural priorities within the ongoing Farm Bill reauthorization process. Duckworth

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Bears, Cars and Angry Farmers Fuel Green Backlash

by Karl Mathiesen, Nicolas Camut, Zia Weise, Charlie Cooper and Louise Guillot (Politico) A 28-country guide to how climate policies are splitting Europe. -- And Green parties are taking the hit — polling shows they will face deep electoral pain when EU citizens

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel: Incentives or Mandates to Fuel Growth?

by Philippe Marchand (Transport Energy Strategies)  ...  In a world showing a strong strategy of fast decarbonizing, the combination of business-as-usual (like using 100% fossil aviation fuel) and of a strong demand growth (CAGR of 2 to 3% per year) would make

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Using Solid Waste to Decarbonise Aviation

(Topsoe/Biofuels International)  ... There is an increasing interest in co-processing as a production method to provide the required short-term ramp up in SAF production. Co-processing allows refineries to convert renewable feedstocks into drop-in, biojet fuel at economically competitive prices, meaning it can

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Just How Much Money Do CO2 Pipeline Companies Stand to Make From the Inflation Reduction Act?

by Nicholas Kusnetz and Kristoffer Tigue (Inside Climate News)  ... By getting more carbon dioxide under contract, the expansion would help Summit’s financial case and, critically, would open up billions of dollars in additional tax credits, without which the project would

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Brazil in the G-20 Presidency and the Global Biofuels Alliance

by Jefferson dos Santos Estevo* and Laís Forti Thomaz** (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The Global Biofuels Alliance (GBA) was launched in October 2023 during the 18th G-20 Summit in India. That country held the rotating presidency of the group, which consists of 19 countries

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SEC Adopts Rules to Enhance and Standardize Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors

(U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted rules to enhance and standardize climate-related disclosures by public companies and in public offerings. The final rules reflect the Commission’s efforts to respond to investors’ demand for more consistent,

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Interview: Malaysia's B20 Mandate Could Boost Biodiesel Output by 79%: Trade Body Head

by Aditya Kondalamahanty, Samyak Pandey, Ck Quick  (S&P Global)  The Malaysian Biodiesel Association, or MBA, has projected a surge in the country's biodiesel production to 2.5 million mt once thegovernment's B20 mandate is completely fulfilled, the association's President U R Unnithan

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