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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to SAF, the ICF Perspective

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Mike McCurdy, Managing Director of Fuels & Power at ICF presented these slides at ABLC Next on how sustainable aviation fuels are taking off in the near term with the latest projected figures for the 2020s,

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New Markets Provide Sunnier Outlook For Clean Fuels

by Jonathan Martin (Clean Fuels Alliance America) Tremendous growth in the biomass-based diesel industry should be celebrated by producers and farmers, as well as those who enjoy breathing cleaner air and lower greenhouse gas emissions. However, that growth coupled with disappointing Renewable Fuel Standard volumes

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Bioeconomy Policy, the ABFA Perspective

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In this presentation by Advanced Biofuels Association president Mike McAdams, we learn about matching policy with real-world reality using the basic tool box of tax credits, grants, loans, mandates and the RFS. We see policy issues

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Grassley to EPA: Increase RVO Levels

by Brent Barnett (Brownfield Ag News) U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley has asked the U.S. EPA to increase renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for biomass-based diesel and advanced biofuels. “Higher RVO levels allow the biofuel industry to meet the really fast growing demand for homegrown

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Ethanol Blog: Federal Appeals Court Upholds EPA Action on 2020-2022 Renewable Fuel Standard Volumes

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)   Renewable Fuel Standards set for 2020 to 2022 will stay in place after a federal appeals court on Tuesday denied review to a group of refining companies.  Numerous lawsuits were filed against the U.S. Environmental Protection

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Suspicions of Fake China Cooking Oil Alarm US Biofuel Industry

by Kim Chipman, Tarso Veloso, and Michael Hirtzer (Bloomberg) ... One of the biggest concerns is that China shippers are adding UCO to fresh palm oil. Palm, the world’s most widely used vegetable oil, is a bane to environmentalists and many countries

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From Liability to Asset: How to Turn FOG from a Crisis into an Opportunity

(Greasezilla/EIN Newswire) Revolutionary new technology converts fats, oil and grease from sewer-clogging mess costing cities billions into saleable, renewable biofuel -- People love to dine out, but there’s a dark side to restaurant cooking. Along with refuse from animal product cooking and

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Low US Distillate Consumption Reflects Slow Economic Activity, Biofuel Substitution

(U.S. Energy Information Administration/Biobased Diesel Daily)  U.S. distillate consumption so far this year is lower than usual because of warm winter weather, reduced manufacturing activity, and continued substitution of biofuels in place of petroleum distillate on the U.S. West Coast (PADD 5). As reported

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Nine Trade Associations Ask EPA to Meet November Deadline for 2026 RFS Volumes

(Clean Fuels Alliance America) Letter highlights negative impact of unreasonably low 2023 – 2025 volumes -- Today, nine trade associations representing feedstock providers, advanced biofuel producers, and low-carbon fuel customers wrote to EPA Administrator Michael Regan, urging the agency to propose and

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Beacon of the Biomass World

by Katie Schroeder (Biomass Magazine) Industry leaders at the 17th Annual International Biomass Conference and Expo shared highlights from the past year for their respective sectors, discussed policy victories and priorities and cautioned of the potential hurdles ahead. The event was

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EPA: 2 New SRE Petitions Filed, 38 SRE Petitions Now Pending

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA on April 18 released updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data, reporting that two additional SRE petitions have been filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard in the past month. A total of 38

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to the Global Policy Context for BIO-LPG

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) A decarbonization path for the LPG sector continues to increase in importance as a response to political forces which affect regulatory survivability and access to capital. Global North LPG marketers are responding to the lack of

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More to Do on Methane

by Patrick Serfass and Adam Comora (American Biogas Council/OPAL Fuels/Biofuels Digest) A recent study released by the journal Science supported by research conducted by Carbon Mapper and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory revealed that methane emissions from landfills are greater than previously

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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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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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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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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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Fueling the Future: Biofuels Driving Progress on Net Zero

(S&P Global) The role of biofuels in energy transition is growing, as they can help decarbonize hard-to-abate transport sectors, but more supply is needed to keep the world on track with net-zero goals. S&P Global Commodity Insights explores how regional policies

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EPA to Hold Webinar on Biogas Regulatory Reform Rule Provisions of RFS ‘Set’ Rule --- Rescheduled to April 12, 2024 --- ONLINE

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. EPA on March 6 announced plans to hold a public webinar on the biogas regulatory reform rule (BRRR) provisions of the Renewable Fuel Standard program. The webinar is scheduled for April 4 from

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Ag, Fuel Groups Urge No Change to RINs: Farm, Fuel Interest Groups Call on EPA to Reject Refiners' RFS Petition

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) Agriculture and fuel interests asked EPA Administrator Michael Regan to reject a petition by CVR Energy to change the biofuels credit trading program in the Renewable Fuel Standard, in a letter to the EPA on

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Chevron Closes Western Iowa, Wisconsin Biodiesel Plants Amid Harsh Market, Blames Biden EPA

by Donnelle Eller (Des Moines Register)  ... Critics last year said the EPA set the 2023 to 2025 blending requirements for biodiesel and other biomass-based fuel too low, failing to capitalize on renewable fuels’ ability to cut emissions that contribute to climate change. For

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Brown, Ricketts Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Use of Biofuels

(Office of Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH))  Legislation Would Open New Markets for Ohio Farmers, Producers  --  U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Pete Ricketts (R-NE) introduced the bipartisan Renewable Fuel for Ocean-Going Vessels Act to open new markets for farmers in Ohio and across the

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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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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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Biofuels M&A: 2023 Review & Outlook: A Thriving Industry, but Few M&A Deals

by Bruce Comer, Frank Kim, Zak Putlak, and John Panvica (Ocean Park/Biofuels Digest) The US biofuels sector in 2023 registered the flourishing of new technologies and billions in new investments – and an unprecedented low level of M&A activity: only two

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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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Renewable Diesel (HEFA) Plant Conversions for Maximum SAF Production

by Mark Robertson (Lee Enterprises/Biofuels Digest) Renewable diesel (“RD”) and sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) can be produced by hydrotreating virtually any type of biogenic feedstock lipid (oil). In processes involving hydrotreated esters and fatty acids (“HEFA” processes), the most common feedstocks

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US Oil Refiners Ask EPA to Limit Participation in Renewable Fuel Credit Market

by Stephanie Kelly (Reuters)  U.S. oil refiners have asked President Joe Biden's administration to reform the renewable fuel credit program by restricting who can participate, claiming the current trading environment allows market manipulation and raises fuel costs. Coffeyville Resources Refining and Marketing

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A Tale of Two RINs – Digging Deeper

by Adam Shubert (Stillwater Associates) In our recent article, “A Tale of Two RINs,” we reviewed current conditions driving the price of D3 renewable identification numbers (RINs) upwards while the price of D4 RINs is falling. This article drew considerable interest. With respect

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EPA: 8 New SRE Petitions Filed; 15 SRE Petitions Now Pending

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA on Jan. 18 released updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data, reporting that eight new SRE petitions have been filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard in the past month. A total of 15

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As 40B GREET Deadline Looms, RFA Offers Recommendations for SAF Emissions Modeling

(Renewable Fuels Association) In a letter submitted  to the Biden administration today, the Renewable Fuels Association laid out recommendations for ensuring that the best available science and data are used in determining eligibility for the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) tax credit established in

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to SAF, the ICF Perspective

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Mike McCurdy, Managing Director of Fuels & Power at ICF presented these slides at ABLC Next on how sustainable aviation fuels are taking off in the near term with the latest projected figures for the 2020s,

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Viewpoint: SAF, E15 May Lift US Ethanol Demand in 2024

by Matthew Cope and Payne Williams (Argus Media) Ethanol demand may get a boost next year as the US paves a path for ethanol-derived sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and the potential for permanent year-round sales of 15pc ethanol gasoline (E15) in

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EPA: 4 New SRE Petitions Filed, 7 SRE Petitions Now Pending

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA released updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data on Dec. 21, reporting that four new SRE petitions have been filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard in the past month. A total of seven

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New Renewable Fuel Standard Volume Targets Facilitate Renewable Natural Gas Production

by Jonathan Inbal and Stephen York (U.S. Energy Information Administration)  On June 21, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule that established biofuel volume requirements and standards for cellulosic biofuel for 2023–25 as part of the Renewable Fuel

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Introducing Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuel Pricing by OPIS

(OPIS)  At OPIS, we’re no strangers to renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel. The two fuels have been among the hottest topics in energy markets in recent years, turning industries upside down and inside out since they arrived on the scene. Biofuels

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Clean Fuels, ASA, NARA Applaud Bipartisan Renewable Fuel for Ocean-Going Vessels Act

(Clean Fuels Alliance America) Small change to RFS rules would open marine fuel markets to biodiesel and renewable diesel -- Today (December 7, 20923), Clean Fuels Alliance America, the American Soybean Association, and the North American Renderers Association (NARA) thanked Reps. Mariannette

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You Can’t Put a RIN in Your Gas Tank

by Doug Durante (Clean Fuels Development Coalition/Biofuels Digest)  ...  When an obligated party such as a refiner turns in their report card to EPA to show they met the requirements of the RFS, the “currency of compliance” is a RIN. Every

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Feature: US RINs Complex under Pressure while Renewable Diesel Helps RVO Mandates

by Phillip Herring and Melvin Lee (S&P Global) D4 RINs drop 53.4% in 2023; D4 biomass-based biodiesel production surpasses RVO mandate; BOHO near 2023 lows -- US D4 Renewable Identification Numbers have plummeted 53.4% in 2023 while helping to meet the renewable volume obligation

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New Coalition Urges EPA to Advance Electricity Pathway under Renewable Fuels Program

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico Pro)  “We share the common goals of reducing emissions, capturing waste, and decarbonizing transportation while growing the American workforce,” the groups wrote Monday in a letter.  -- More than 20 companies and groups are joining forces Monday through

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Market Prices for Renewable Fuel Standard Credits Are Falling

by Jimmy Troderman (U.S. Energy Information Administration) The prices of ethanol (D6) and biomass-based diesel (D4) renewable identification number (RIN) credits—the compliance mechanism used for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)—each fell by more than one third

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Stillwater’s Carbon Market Outlooks Help Fuels Producers and Investors Navigate Carbon Market Uncertainty and Plan for the Future

(Stillwater Associates) Our LCFS Credit Price Outlook along with credit price outlooks for Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program (CFP), British Columbia’s LCFS (BC-LCFS), U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) RINs, and Lipid Feedstocks Outlook provide unique, in-depth perspectives on the future of carbon

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ETF Releases White Paper Highlighting Significant Opportunities for Bio-Based Diesel Fuel Use in Back-up Power Generation and Microgrids

(Engine Technology Forum/Globe Newswire) The Engine Technology Forum announces the release of the white paper Benefits of Renewable Bio-Based Diesel Fuels developed by Transport Energy Strategies, a leading consultancy on global transport energy issues. Renewable biobased fuels, such as biodiesel and

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E15 Sales Surged This Summer but Remain Threatened by Obsolete Restrictions

by Scott Richman (Renewable Fuels Association) Sales of E15, a gasoline blend containing 15 percent ethanol, surged this summer (June-August) compared to the same period in 2022, according to a new Renewable Fuels Association analysis. RFA examined data from the Minnesota Department of Commerce,

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D4 RINs Collapse in 2023, Driving own prices in entire RINs complex

by Phillip Herring and Melvin Lee (S&P Global) D4 RINs drop 44.5% in 2023; Renewable biodiesel production ramps up; BOHO nearing 2023 lows -- D4 Renewable Identification Numbers have plummeted 44.5% so far in 2023 due to an uptick in renewable diesel production

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EPA: 1 New SRE Petition Filed, 3 SRE Petitions Now Pending

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA on Sept. 21 released updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data, reporting that one new SRE petition has been filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard over the past month. Three SRE petitions are

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EPA Agrees to RFS Enforcement Improvements in Response to OIG

(Inside EPA) EPA has agreed to a series of steps to improve its internal safeguards against fraud in the renewable fuel standard (RFS) compliance credit program, following a report from its Office of Inspector General (OIG) that found several deficiencies that

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Aemetis Biogas Builds Revenues with First Commercial Sale of D3 RINs Generated by Dairy Renewable Natural Gas Project

(Aemetis)  Sale of D3 RINs from RNG Delivered in June 2023 Commences Ongoing Monthly Generation of RFS Revenues; LCFS credits to be generated at end of Q3 2023 – Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX), a renewable natural gas and renewable fuels company focused on negative

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On Top of SAF: ... Topsoe Believes All Possible Pathways Are Needed—but for Most, Investment Costs Remain High.

by  Susanne Retka Schill (SAF Magazine) U.S. SAF goals are lofty. New tax credits provide real incentives. Multiple technologies are ready to roll. Opportunities lie ahead.  But the challenges are complex, Henrik Rasmussen, Topsoe’s managing director for the Americas, tells SAF Magazine.

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Enabling Higher Blends: Obstacles and Options for Ethanol Retailers

(Ethanol Producer Magazine) Ethanol Producer Magazine's Podcast Enabling Higher Blends: Obstacles and Options for Ethanol Retailers. Featuring Steve Walk, COO & Managing Partner at Protec Fuel Management. Interviewed by Katie Schroeder, Ethanol Producer Magazine. (14 min)  LISTEN

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EPA’s RFS Final Rulemaking 2023-25: The Bottom Line

by  Jennifer LeRow (Lee Enterprises Consulting/Biofuels Digest) ... EPA was faced with a significant challenge, as it was statutorily required to consider numerous factors when using its “set” authority, including the impacts of the program on cost, air and water quality, climate

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Lummis Releases Bill to Ease Refineries' Biofuel Costs

by Marc Heller (Politico Pro) The Wyoming Republican proposes a mathematical tweak to the renewable fuel standard, giving small refineries a break on credits they buy to show compliance. -- A Wyoming senator dissatisfied with the renewable fuel standard's treatment

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Renewable Diesel’s Uncertain Future

by Jacqueline Holland (Farm Progress) Farmers and the rest of the world want green energy. Is the U.S. government standing in the way? -- Greg Anderson was disheartened when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced 2023-25 biofuel blending volumes in June. The

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Sen. Coons Co-sponsors Bill Aimed at Helping Indie Refineries Deal with Costly RIN Ethanol System

(Delaware Business Now) U.S. Sens. Chris Coons, D-DE, and Bob Casey, D-PA, joined with House members in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in sponsoring legislation aimed at dealing with the system for monitoring the refining of ethanol. A coalition of independent refineries, including

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RFA: Final RVO Rule Fails to Deliver on Promise of Original Proposal Public Comment DEADLINE July 5, 2023

(Renewable Fuels Association) The 2023-2025 Renewable Fuel Standard volumes finalized today by the Environmental Protection Agency mark an unfortunate step backward from the volumes that were originally proposed, according to the Renewable Fuels Association. EPA’s final rule includes conventional renewable fuel requirements of 15

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Aemetis RNG Production Exceeds Plan by 20% during Q2 2023

(Aemetis) Seven dairy digesters, 40-mile biogas pipeline, centralized Biogas-to-RNG facility, and utility pipeline interconnection are operating 24×7 to deliver RNG for the displacement of petroleum-based fuels in trucks, buses, and cars -- Aemetis, Inc.(NASDAQ: AMTX), a renewable natural gas (RNG) and

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Dairy Digester Optimizes Food Waste Feedstocks

by Nora Goldstein (BioCycle Magazine) Narrowing in on liquid and semi-liquid packaged food and beverages yields economic, digester performance and biogas generation benefits at Reinford Farms in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania. Reinford Farms in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania began receiving food waste to add to

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel Future Foggy: Airline Official Tells Ethanol Industry Future of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production Uncertain

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) ... Steve Csonka, executive director of the initiative ( Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative), said during a recent panel discussion at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Omaha that it is unclear how or if SAF

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Biden to Tighten Policing of Biofuel Credits after Wild Swings

(Business Times)  The Biden administration is planning to step up the US government’s policing of an opaque market in biofuel compliance credits, following long-running complaints of wild price swings and manipulation. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to lay out plans

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Vertex Energy Announces EPA Approval for Generation of D4 RINs

(Vertex Energy/Business Wire) Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTNR) ("Vertex" or “the Company"), a leading specialty refiner and marketer of high-quality refined products, today announced that it has received approval from the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") for the generation of D4 Renewable

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to SAF in a Season of Change

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Check out this illuminating slide guide to SAF from Mike McCurdy, Managing Director of Fuels & Power at ICF on how sustainable aviation fuels are taking off in the near term with the latest projected

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The Path to Biointermediates

by Katie Schroeder (Biodiesel Magazine)  Biodiesel Magazine spoke with an auditor and an industry expert about what biointermediates are, potential opportunities and hurdles to participation.  --  The U.S. EPA released biointermediate provisions in July 2022 with the goal of expanding

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Advanced Biofuels and the Electrification Gap

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) With action on climate change necessary for the future of our planet and the global economy, U.S. policy makers are encouraging a transition to an electrified transportation fleet. However, millions of personal vehicles are unlikely

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Is the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard in Danger of Going Over a RIN Cliff?

by Maria Gerveni and Scott Irwin (University of Illinois) and Todd Hubbs (U.S. Department of Agriculture) (farmdocdaily) ... What has received far less attention is what happens when the supply of biofuel exceeds the mandate.  Given the scale of the renewable diesel

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Burning Trash for the Planet? Climate Cash Sets off Branding Frenzy.

by Evan Halper (Washington Post)  Incinerators, plastics companies and big agriculture among polluters racing to position as green as billions in federal subsidies flow --  ...  (The waste-to energy) Industry officials claim the technology is more sustainable than landfills, which create a

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Overview of the RIN Compliance System and Pricing of RINs for the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard

Maria Gerveni and Scott Irwin (University of Illinois) and Todd Hubbs (U.S. Department of Agriculture)    ... A RIN represents biofuel that has been produced and blended into transportation fuel.  RINs are tradeable, and the market price of RINs plays

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US EPA Recommends Delaying Electric Vehicles Biofuel Program -Sources

by Jarrett Renshaw and  Stephanie Kelly (Reuters)The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recommended delaying a scheme that would give electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers tradable credits under a federal biofuel program, in a final rule that the White House will now

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California Man Admits to Fraud Scheme Involving Renewable Fuel Credits

(U.S. Department of Justice)  Ijomah Oputa, 54, of Los Angeles, California, pleaded guilty and was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Trevor N. McFadden to 40 months’ imprisonment for wire fraud in connection with the generation and sale of fraudulent renewable

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Biden Delays Bid to Grant Electric Carmakers Renewable Fuel Credits

by Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg/Detroit News) The Biden administration has dropped, for now, a plan that would have awarded automakers such as Tesla Inc. credits for using renewable natural gas to power electric vehicles. That proposal was excluded from drafted regulation setting

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Aemetis RNG Production Facility Receives EPA Approval for D3 RIN Generation; LCFS Data Collection Completed and Pathway Review In Process at CARB; Six Dairy Digesters Fully Operational

(Aemetis) Operating 40-mile Biogas Pipeline, Central RNG Facility and Utility Interconnect Processes Waste Methane from California Dairy Farms into Renewable Natural Gas for Use as Carbon Negative Transportation Fuel Aemetis/Yahoo!)Aemetis, Inc.(NASDAQ: AMTX), a renewable natural gas and renewable fuels company focused

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Bill Would Block EVs from Renewable Fuel Standard

by Marc Heller (Politico Pro/E&E News) Two Republican senators said the RFS was intended for liquid fuels, not to be an incentive for electrification. -- An oil industry advocate and an ethanol champion in the Senate are joining forces to try

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Exclusive: Biden Administration Could Delay Electric Vehicles Biofuel Program Decision

by Stephanie Kelly (Reuters) The Biden administration could delay deciding whether to give electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers tradable credits for using electricity generated from renewable fuels, potentially putting the effort to boost EV automakers like Tesla (TSLA.O) in political limbo, two sources familiar

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Lawmakers Doubt Legality of eRINs Idea: House Republicans Tell EPA Head Regan eRINs Proposal May Not Follow Law

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) A group of federal lawmakers is raising questions about the legality of EPA's proposal to create a so-called electricity renewable identification numbers, or eRINs, program in the Renewable Fuel Standard. As part of a multiyear RFS

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Refiners Urge Court to Scrap EPA’s Compressed RFS Compliance Schedule

(Inside EPA) Refiners say that EPA’s compressed schedule for compliance with the renewable fuel standard (RFS) violated their constitutional rights and must be overturned, in the latest challenge to deadline changes ostensibly designed to soften impacts from the agency’s delay

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#90. Truck Stops Take on Alternative Fuels

by Tammy Klein (Transport Energy Strategies) Which fuels are truck stops blending and selling and where are they trending in the next 10, 15, and 20 years? And, what are they planning for electrification? NATSO’s Alternative Fuels Council is helping truck

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L.A. Gas Tycoon, Mormon Polygamists Face Sentencing for $1 Billion Biofuel Scam

by Michele McPhee (Los Angeles Times) The main bad actors in a sprawling scam who formed a very unlikely alliance to defraud the government face a judge, five years after their dramatic arrests -- ... This week, the reckonings in

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Avolta Completes Two Renewable Natural Gas Projects

by Valerie Swiantek (NGT News) Avolta says it has completed two dairy manure to renewable natural gas (RNG) projects at the Butterfield and Milky Way dairies in Arizona. The projects have begun injecting RNG into the Southwest Gas pipeline for distribution.  Avolta has

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Clean Fuels Alliance America (Clean Fuels) and California Advanced Biofuels Alliance (CABA)2 Comment on California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) Workshop

(Clean Fuels Alliance America and California Advanced Biofuels Alliance) ... Support for 30%/35% Targets Without Virgin-Oil Credit Cap. We commend CARB staff for maintaining a focus on strengthening the CI reduction targets through 2030. As noted in our prior comments,

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Off the Ground

by Katie Schroeder (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Several alcohol-to-jet projects, partnerships and technologies have been announced in the past 18 months. Ethanol Producer Magazine checks in on each, looking at where they stand and what they might ultimately achieve. ... Multiple airlines forged

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Opal Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  OPAL Fuels is a fully integrated, nationwide leader in the production and distribution of low-carbon intensity renewable natural gas. The company’s vertical waste-to-energy model combines the upstream production and downstream marketing and distribution of RNG,

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PBF Energy Says RFS Compliance Costs Rose 41% to $1.226 Billion in 2022

(OPIS via Renewable Fuels Association/Securities and Exchange Commission) PBF Energy Inc. incurred $1.226 billion in Renewable Identification Numbers credit costs in 2022, nearly 41% more than what it paid to comply with the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2021, the refiner

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United States Energy Information Administration Data Indicates Ethanol Blend Rate Hit Record High in 2022

by Jody Heemstra (DRG News) Data released this week (Feb. 28, 2023) by the U.S. Energy Information Administration for 2022 show that ethanol volumes continued to recover from the pandemic-affected levels of 2020 and that the ethanol blend rate (i.e., the

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The Old One-Two

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) ... The biobased diesel industry took that punch Dec. 1 when U.S. EPA finally released its “set” proposal for the Renewable Fuel Standard.  ... Heading into the RFS set process, hopes were high. Many U.S. renewable

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EPA Accepts Christianson PLLP Quality Assurance Program Protocol

(Christianson PLLP/Biomass Magazine)  Christianson PLLP is proud to announce that the U.S. EPA has approved their Quality Assurance Program (QAP) protocol for biodiesel and renewable diesel producers participating in the Renewable Fuel Standard. Christianson PLLP is now one of only three

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EPA’s RFS Proposal Attempts to Limit Biodiesel Blends in Heating Oil to 20% Pubic Comment DEADLINE February 10, 2023

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) The Biden administration is attempting to limit biodiesel blends in heating oil and diesel fuel to no more than 20 percent (B20), according to an action alert issued by the National Energy & Fuels Institute

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Greasezilla on Pace to Double Industry Presence in 2023

(Greasezilla)  Propelled by increasing sales and favorable market conditions, Downey Ridge Environmental Company is already on track for a record 2023 with new installations, joint ventures and a booming biofuels industry.  -- Downey Ridge Environmental Company, developer of Greasezilla fats, oils

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Biogas Poised to Seize RFS Potential -- While Environmentalists Push to Kill RFS e-RINS Proposal, Biogas Industry Ready to Grow

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)  ...  During a recent public hearing, environmentalists expressed concern the new program would lead to a proliferation of new confined animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, as more farmers try to capture the potential value of

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A Foot in the Door:  After a Decade-Plus Pursuit, Some Biomass-Based Power Generators Will Have the Opportunity to Participate in the Federal Renewable Fuel Standard Program

by Anna Simet (Biomass Magazine)   The RFS Power Coalition has been pursuing inclusion of biomass-based power in the federal Renewable Fuel Standard for longer than a decade. ...  Despite a provision in the 2007 statute that that nonliquid fuels—renewable electricity from

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Biofuel Usage Expands Despite Rising Costs

(Biofuels International) Global biofuel demand is expected to be 6% or 900 million litres per year (MLPY) higher in 2022 than the previous year. Renewable diesel makes up the largest share of this year-on-year expansion, thanks to attractive policies in the

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EPA Approves RFS Fuel Pathway for LanzaJet’s Georgia Facility

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA on Jan. 12 approved a fuel pathway filed by LanzaJet Inc. under the Renewable Fuel Standard that will allow the company’s biorefinery near Soperton, Georgia, to generate D4 biomass-based diesel renewable identification

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Clean Fuels Expresses Frustration with EPA’s RFS Proposal for 2023 - 2025

(Clean Fuels Alliance America) Eighteen Clean Fuels speakers testify at public hearing on the proposed RFS volume  --  Today, Clean Fuels Alliance America and its members testified at the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Public Hearing for RFS Standards for 2023–2025 and

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RFA: EPA’s 2023-2025 RVO Proposal a ‘Firm Foundation’ for Future of RFS

 (Renewable Fuels Association)   Proposed volume obligations for 2023-2025 bolster the Renewable Fuel Standard and provide growth opportunities for the ethanol industry, the Renewable Fuels Association said this morning in verbal testimony provided at an Environmental Protection Agency hearing. “Overall, we believe the proposed

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SPOTLIGHT Reiter Software; Used Cooking Oil: Staying in Compliance for Incentives

(Biodiesel Magazine) ... Recordkeeping challenges in renewable diesel aren’t new, but the struggle to balance the desire to incentivize production of low-carbon-intensity (low CI) fuels without harming collectors or tolerating fraud has come to a head. The following is what

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to the IRA’s Impact on Low Carbon Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) As you wait for the clock countdown to 2023 this week, check out this slide guide from Mike McCurdy, Managing Director of Fuels & Power at ICF on how low carbon fuels are being driven

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Virginia Wastewater Project Would Be First to Serve Customers Local Biogas

by Elizabeth McGowan (Enegy News Network) Roanoke Gas Company is seeking to partner with a western Virginia wastewater plant to capture, treat, and deliver biogas to local customers. Environmental groups have objections to how the deal is structured, though. -- It’s

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Renewable Diesel

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) These slides were presented by Digest editor Jim Lane for the December 22 episode of ABLC CONNECT, and focused on the Drivers, Margins, Project List. Value Stack, Mandates, Policies, Tax Credits, Supply Crunch, and Hot

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EPA Responds to GAO Report on RIN Prices, Small Refineries

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA on Dec. 20 released a final analysis on the price of renewable identification numbers (RINs) and small refineries in response to a recommendation included in a recent U.S. Government Accountability Office report.

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All Hands on Deck Needed to Fulfill Biofuels Promise

by David R. Rubenstein (California Ethanol + Power/Biofuels Digest) ... The proposed rule also includes a system allowing electric vehicle manufacturers to register with the EPA and generate credits based on electric Renewable Identification Numbers for power produced from qualifying renewable

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Vulnerability and Diversity in Energy

by Allen Schaeffer (Diesel Technology Forum)  ... On the other hand, renewable natural gas, the kind collected from landfills, is the subject of booming investment. Trapping and processing the methane earns credits that can be sold to refiners and oil importers

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Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Canola Oil Pathways to Renewable Diesel, Jet Fuel, Naphtha, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, and Heating Oil

(Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)/Federal Register) In this action, EPA determines that renewable diesel, jet fuel, heating oil, naphtha, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) produced from canola/rapeseed oil via a hydrotreating process all meet the lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction threshold

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Refinery-State Democrats Plan Bill to Rein in Biofuel Blending Compliance Costs

by Jeremy Beaman (Washington Examiner) Congressional lawmakers are drawing up legislation to cut down the near-record compliance costs associated with the Renewable Fuel Standard, which has pitted corn staters and some in the oil industry against each other for more than a decade. The bicameral

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Proposed Renewable Fuel Standards for 2023, 2024, and 2025 Public Comments Due February 10, 2023

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) On December 1, 2022, EPA announces a proposed rule to establish required Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volumes and percentage standards for 2023, 2024, and 2025, as well as to propose a series of important modifications to strengthen

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EPA Expected to Increase Renewable Fuel Volumes in 3-Year Proposal, Sources Say

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico Pro) EPA is poised to propose increases in renewable fuel blending requirements under an upcoming proposal setting the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard, according to two people familiar with the proposal. The agency is expected to soon

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Ethanol Is Ready to Truly Get Off the Ground

by Tom Bryan (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Ethanol Producer Magazine's editor previews the feature articles in the publication's December edition while reflecting on the rise of EVs, the promise of higher-level ethanol blends and the enormity of the industry's burgeoning SAF

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Shedding Light on Biointermediates

by Katie Schroeder (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Shoring up its provisions on biointermediates, the EPA is catching up with new and envisioned biofuel production goals. Following a workshop on the topic, Ethanol Producer Magazine spoke with a policy expert to learn

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EIA Report Spotlights Increased Ethanol Blend Rate, Lower Cost to Drivers

(Renewable Fuels Association) A report released today (November 16, 2022) by the U.S. Energy Information Administration demonstrates clearly that higher blends of ethanol helped moderate fuel prices in the wake of the Ukraine invasion. The report noted that the U.S. ethanol blend

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DG Fuels Signs Long-Term SAF and Carbon Credit Offtake Agreement

(DG Fuels) DG Fuels, LLC (“DGF”), an emerging leader in drop-in sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) production, announces the execution of a long-term agreement with an undisclosed investment grade industrial buyer to sell up to 46 million gallons of SAF per

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Ag, States Challenge EPA Action on EVs: Ag Groups, States Say EPA, California Used Back Door to Spread Electric Vehicle Use

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)  Agriculture, fuel interests and several states see EPA's March 2022 decision to reinstate California's legal authority to implement a zero-emissions vehicle sales mandate and greenhouse gas emissions standards as a back-door way to move the

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Capturing a Larger Share in a Shrinking Pool: The Ethanol Survival Guide

by Jim Seurer and Doug Sombke (Glacial Lakes Energy and South Dakota Farmers Union/Biofuels Digest) ... For the first time since the enactment of the Renewable Fuel Standard, the statutory volumes established in the authorizing legislation now give way to EPA

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U.S. Forest Service Awards Cooperative Agreement to Strategic Biofuels to Develop a Renewable Fuel Standard Compliance Tracking System

(Strategic Biofuels/Business Wire) Standardized requirements will be instrumental for environmental credits enabling commercialization of forestry waste-derived renewable fuels  --  Today (October 12, 2022), the U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, awarded Strategic Biofuels a cooperative agreement under

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Keeps Getting' Better, Part 2 - Project Eyes Using Ethanol to Make Bioethylene, Renewable Alkylate, SAF

by Housley Carr (RBN Energy) In these uncertain times, with the energy transition in flux and a recession looming, it takes moxie for a company to make a major capital investment in an energy-related project, especially one that could arguably be

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Wastewater Facilities Turn to Greasezilla® for Upstream Fats, Oils & Grease Solution and Revenue Generation

(PRZen) Woodard & Curran is the latest company to incorporate Greasezilla’s ecological and highly automated fats, oils and grease (FOG) separation system into wastewater treatment projects --  Downey Ridge Environmental Company, developer of Greasezilla® FOG (fats, oils & grease) separation

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EPA Approves Efficient Producer Pathway for Nebraska Plant

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA in September approved an efficient producer pathway for Green Plains Inc.’s 116 MMgy ethanol plant located in Central City, Nebraska. The approval allows the facility to generate renewable identification numbers (RINs) for

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Opal Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Opal is an end-to-end RNG provider to the transportation market, currently at Scale, with substantial embedded growth opportunity. The company has 5 operating RNG & 19 renewable power plants, operates 75 stations across 18 states,

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Guidance on Qualifying an Analytical Method for Determining the Cellulosic Converted Fraction of Corn Kernel Fiber Co-Processed with Starch

(Environmental Protection Agency)  This document provides updated guidance on qualifying an analytical method for determining the cellulosic converted fraction of corn kernel fiber co-processed with starch in order to demonstrate compliance with the regulatory requirements in 40 CFR 80.1450(b)(1)(xiii)(B)(3). 1 Public confidence in

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Report: Design of RFS Limits Incentives for E85

(Agricultural & Applied Economics Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The nested design of the Renewable Fuel Standard is limiting incentives for blenders to sell higher blends of ethanol (E85) and has instead resulted in increasing blending of biodiesel to comply with the RFS.

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EPA Delivers Final Rule on Canola Oil RFS Fuel Pathways to OMB

by Erin Voegele  (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. EPA on Sept. 19 delivered a final rule to create canola oil fuel pathways under the Renewable Fuel Standard for renewable diesel, jet fuel naphtha, liquified petroleum gas (LPG) and heating oil to

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GEVO Breaks Ground on Its First Commercial-Scale Sustainable Aviation Fuel Facility, Net-Zero 1, in Lake Preston, South Dakota

(Gevo)  Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO) is pleased to announce the groundbreaking of its first commercial-scale sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility, Net-Zero 1 (NZ1). Gevo’s management team was joined today by government officials, representatives from partner companies and customers, business leaders, local

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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) 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 hundreds of millions of dollars,

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Measuring Up Corn Fiber Ethanol

by Katie Schroeder (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Ethanol made from corn fiber has a low carbon intensity and the potential to generate D3 RINs, but navigating the regulatory landscape to capture its fullest value can be complex.  --  Producing corn fiber

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U.S. Expected to Announce 3 Years of Biofuel Blending Mandates in Nov -Sources

by Stephanie Kelly and Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters)  The Biden administration is expected to announce a rule this year that would detail annual biofuel blending mandates for the refining industry for a three-year period instead of just for one, three sources familiar

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EPA Sets Alternative RIN Retirement Schedule for Small Refineries

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. EPA on Aug. 29 issued a final rule creating an optional alternative renewable identification number (RIN) retirement schedule for small refineries under the Renewable Fuel Standard for compliance year 2020. The agency action

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Blue Biofuels Reports Successful Volume Testing of Its Cellulose-to-Sugar Process on Latest Reactor System; 2.5t/Day

(Blue Biofuels)  Blue Biofuels has reached a significant milestone in the scaling of its proprietary Cellulose-to-Sugar (CTS) reactor system. Testing results on a custom modified reactorsystem demonstrate the ability to convert cellulosic material into sugars with high conversion at a throughput

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Comstock Cellulosic Ethanol Technology Ready for Commercial Deployment

(Comstock Mining/Globe Newswire)  Targets First Generation Corn Ethanol Facilities For Commercialization --  Comstock Inc. (NYSE: LODE) (“Comstock” and the “Company”) today announced that it is marketing its cellulosic ethanol production technology for construction of commercial scale facilities, with a focus on

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20 Refiners Appeal RFS Waiver Denials

by Todd Neeley (DNT Progressive Farmer) Refining Companies Line Up to Challenge Biden Administration on Denial of RFS Exemptions  --  Though the ethanol industry has celebrated the Biden administration's rejection of all pending small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard, legal

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Re-N-Vision Awarded Department of Energy Grant to Test and Develop Blue Biofuels’ CTS Technology in Equitable Energy Transition

(Blue BiofuelsGlobe Newswire)  Blue Biofuels, Inc. announces that Re-N-Vision, LLC, based out of St. Louis, MO, has received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Department of Energy grant for $199,902 with the title “Disadvantaged Community Bioenergy Feedstock Consortium

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14th Annual OPIS RFS, RINs & Biofuels Forum --- September 7-9, 2022 --- Chicago, IL

After seeing record in-person attendance at last year’s Forum, the 14th Annual OPIS RFS, RINs & Biofuels Forum returns to Chicago in September! That means you will again have the chance to experience the same unsurpassed regulatory and marketplace conversations that

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Growth Energy to EPA: Alternative RIN Retirement Schedule Backtracks Effort to Strengthen RFS

(Growth Energy)  Growth Energy submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to EPA’s proposed alternative RIN retirement schedule for small refineries. In its proposal, EPA gives all small refineries, whether they submitted a small refinery exemption (SRE) or not,

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Biointermediates: Production Opportunities and Regulatory Challenges

by Sara M. Herman (Biodiesel Magazine/Christianson) While biointermediates present opportunities for biofuel producers, close attention should be paid to regulatory requirements. --  ... Within the proposed rules, EPA included a section on biointermediates—feedstocks that are partially processed at one location

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Exploding Acreage

by Susanne Retka Schill (Biodiesel Magazine) Three developers take different approaches to filling the expected surge for demand in oilseeds with crops that promise low GHG scores. -- Remember the parable of the mustard seed? Developers of three oilseed crops—relatives

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The Cure for High Prices

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine) ... At gas stations across the country, the cure for high prices isn’t more high prices—it’s ethanol. Refiners and blenders can lower gas prices for consumers simply by adding more ethanol, which

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EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard Pathways Expand to Include Greasezilla® Advanced Biofuel as RIN-Qualified Feedstock

(Greasezilla) The pathway increases the value of Greasezilla® ABF to the biofuels market.  --  Downey Ridge Environmental Company, developer of Greasezilla®, announces that the Brown Grease Advanced Biofuel offtake produced by Greasezilla systems is now a qualified feedstock for RIN credits under

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Meeting the Methane Pledge: The U.S. Can Do More on Agriculture

by Ben Lilliston (Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy) When the United States and European Union signed the Global Methane Pledge in September 2021, it shined a bright light on the urgent need to slash emissions of this potent, short-lived greenhouse

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Biden Administration Leans on Tesla for Guidance in Renewable Fuel Policy Reform

by Jarrett Renshaw and Stephanie Kelly (Reuters) ... The administration's early and extensive outreach reflects that expanding the scope of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to make it a tool for electrifying the nation's automobile fleet is one of Biden's

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Why is E85 Almost $2 Cheaper Than Other Blends of Gasoline?

by Tyne Morgan (AgWeb) ... E85 is priced significantly less than other blends of fuel across the country, even $2 below at some locations. “We’re talking about a 30% to 40% discount in many cases,” says Geoff Cooper of Renewable Fuels Association

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Big Oil Built the Blend Wall

by Robert White (Renewable Fuels Association)  ... In case you’ve forgotten, refiners use the term “blend wall” to refer to what they view as the upper limit of feasible ethanol use in the United States, which they peg at 10 percent

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Proposed Alternative RIN Retirement Schedule for Small Refineries

(Environmental Protection Agency) On June 3, 2022, EPA proposed to provide an alternative RIN retirement schedule for small refineries that would provide them with additional time and a broader range of RINs to comply with their 2020 RFS obligations. EPA is

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Hydrothermal Platform for Recycling Carbon: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Licella

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Licella’s Cat-HTR decarbonization platform could help customers meet their net-zero carbon commitments, said Dr. Alan Del Paggio, Licella’s SVP Americas, at the recent ABLC. How do they use water as the agent of change and

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Exclusive-Biden Administration Likely to Retroactively Raise Ethanol Blending Volumes for 2021, Sources Say

by Jarrett Renshaw and Stephanie Kelly (Reuters)  The Biden administration is likely to raise ethanol blending mandates for 2021 above the figure it proposed in December to align with actual U.S. consumption levels, according to two sources briefed on the decision. In

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EPA Rule Could Alter RIN Retirement Schedule for Small Refineries

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine) The U.S. EPA on May 17 submitted a proposed rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget that aims to create an alternative renewable identification number (RIN) retirement schedule for small refineries under the

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EPA Sends Small Refinery RFS Compliance ‘Alternative’ for OMB Review

(Inside EPA)  EPA has sent for White House review a draft proposal that appears aimed at implementing its novel renewable fuel standard (RFS) compliance “alternative” for small refiners that saw their 2018 hardship waivers from RFS mandates retroactively scrapped, a

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Biofuels Producers Urge Changes to RFS Rule to Boost Aviation Fuel

(Inside EPA) Biofuels producers, airlines and others are urging changes to EPA’s proposed renewable fuel standard (RFS) rules to provide more flexibility to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) that is the cornerstone of a Biden administration strategy to reduce carbon

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RFA Hits Back at Ad Attacking RFS

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Chief Economist Scott Richman hits back at a new ad campaign by an oil refiners coalition that blames high gas prices on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in a blog post explaining the inconvenient truth that refiners

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Oil Refineries Continue Attacks on the RFS While Enjoying Record Profit Margins

by Scott Richman (Renewable Fuels Association) If you watched the Sunday morning talk shows last weekend, you might have noticed a new advertisement (paid for by oil refiners) that attacks the Renewable Fuel Standard. The ad notes that consumers are paying record-high

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Gevo Reports Progress with RNG, Net-Zero 1 Projects

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Officials at Gevo Inc. discussed progress with the development of the company’s renewable natural gas (RNG) project in Iowa and the proposed Net-Zero 1 refinery under development in South Dakota during a first quarter earnings

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Cleaning Up In California

by Tom Bryan (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  In the lower Central Valley, Calgren Renewable Fuels makes three biofuels—ethanol, biodiesel and renewable natural gas—and the latter operation just keeps growing. -- As out-of-state ethanol producers strive for lower carbon intensity scores to

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Canola Oil Pathways Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Public Comment DEADLINE: May 18, 2022

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) pathways for certain biofuels that are produced from canola/rapeseed oil and is providing an opportunity for comment on the Agency’s lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG)

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EPA Proposes to Approve Canola Oil Fuel Pathways under RFS

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine) The U.S. EPA on April 12 published a proposed rule approve Renewable Fuel Standard pathways for renewable diesel, jet fuel, heating oil, naphtha, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) produced from canola/rapeseed oil via a hydrotreating process. EPA’s

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Biofuels Leader Calls EPA Blending Decision a "Hollow Victory"

by Larry Lee (Brownfield Ag News) The legal action by the biofuels industry against the EPA over Small Refinery Waivers and biofuel blending obligations continue. Geoff Cooper with the Renewable Fuels Association tells Brownfield that additional court briefs were filed Thursday.  He

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