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Who’s Running Things? With Democrats Preparing to Run the House

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico’s Morning Energy)  With Democrats preparing to run the House, here’s how the committee leadership shuffle is expected to work out. — Energy and Commerce Committee: New Jersey

November 7, 2018 Read Full Article

REI, Microsoft Rallying Companies to Support Washington’s Proposed Carbon Fee

by Nithin Coca (Sustainable Brands)  Next month’s election could potentially be historic for Washington State, where voters will have the choice of enacting the first-in-the-nation carbon fee — a concrete measure

October 29, 2018 Read Full Article

OPINION: Brown Drops an Easy Climate Win in California

by Mike Lewis (Pearson Fuels/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  On Sept. 21, California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed AB 558, a California bill authored by Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva that was designed to better leverage California’s

September 29, 2018 Read Full Article

Gov. Brown Signs RNG Pipeline Integration Bill into Law

by Betsy Lillian (NGT News)  On Thursday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that requires state regulators to open a proceeding to consider funding biomethane interconnection infrastructure through a

September 25, 2018 Read Full Article

Incentives Watch: Oregon’s Bovine Manure Tax Credit Isn’t the Only “Crappy” Credit That Exists

by Lauren Colandreo (Bloomberg) … Last fall, Oregon enacted the Bovine Manure Tax Credit, which offers bovine manure producers and collectors a tax credit for each wet ton of manure collected to

September 19, 2018 Read Full Article

California NGV Coalition, Optimistic about Alternative Fuel Legislation

(CNGVC/NGV Journal)  As the California Legislature reconvenes for its final 2018 session, the California NGV Coalition (CNGVC) has high hopes for legislation benefiting alternative fuels industries. One bill—AB 2061, which supports

August 10, 2018 Read Full Article

Stink, Swine, and Nuisance: The North Carolina Hog Industry and Its Waste Management Woes

by Jessie Stolark (Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  …  Biogas – Turning Hog Waste into Resources  —  Biogas technologies turn organic wastes, including manure, into energy and compost. When manure is

August 10, 2018 Read Full Article

Heating up in Hawaii – Hot News from Sea to Shore

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  … The VERGE conference was held in Honolulu last week gathering energy and transportation leaders to talk about lessons learned in clean energy and electricity that

June 25, 2018 Read Full Article

Voters Should Challenge Candidates on Iowa’s Energy Future

by Katie Rock (Des Moines Register/Center for Rural Affairs)  Iowa’s future as a leader in renewable energy is on the ballot in 2018. As legislators head home and campaigns gear up

May 14, 2018 Read Full Article

Iowa Legislature Approves Funding for State Blender Pump Program

(Iowa Renewable Fuels Association)  Renewed program to boost consumer choice for higher biofuel blends — Last night (May 2, 2018) the Iowa Legislature voted to secure another year of funding for the

May 7, 2018 Read Full Article

Utilities, Oil Interests Clash over EV Policy at Conservative Policy Summit

by Gavin Bade (Utility Dive)  Utility companies clashed with oil industry interests over electric vehicle and fuel subsidies at a meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a conservative political

May 1, 2018 Read Full Article

RNG Bill Moves Forward in California

by Betsy Lillian (NGT News)  Today, the California Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications advanced a pro-renewable natural gas (RNG) bill sponsored by the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG

April 19, 2018 Read Full Article

Washington Governor Signs RNG Bill into Law

by Betsy Lillian (NGT News)  Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., has signed into law a bill designed to encourage the increased development and use of renewable natural gas (RNG) in Washington State.

April 2, 2018 Read Full Article

Your Turn: South Dakota Ethanol Policy Genius

by Orrie Swayze (Argus Leader)  Sen. Kent Frerichs looked to further capitalize on the genius of our incredibly successful ethanol policy taxing imported petroleum one cent/gallon at the pipeline to fund incentives

April 2, 2018 Read Full Article

California Biofuel Event Showcases Dynamics of Evolving Industry

(The California Advanced Biofuels Alliance /Biodiesel Magazine)  At the California Advanced Biofuels Conference March 1 in Sacramento, Jennifer Case, chair of California Advanced Biofuels Alliance, gave her annual address to a packed

March 7, 2018 Read Full Article

Hawaii Legislature Considers 10 Percent Biofuel Mandate

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  A biofuel blending mandate for motor vehicle fuels is being considered in the Hawaii legislature this session. In January, Hawaii Sen. Lorraine Inouye introduced Senate Bill 2019

February 21, 2018 Read Full Article

Blender Pump Legislation to Go before SD Senate Committee

by Tim Albrecht  (Ethanol Producer Magazine) A new legislative bill to fund more ethanol blender pumps across South Dakota is set to go before the state Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources

February 20, 2018 Read Full Article

Biodiesel Love in the Air at Iowa’s Capitol

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  Members and supporters of the Iowa Biodiesel Board wore “I heart biodiesel” pins as they met with state legislators and Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds on Wednesday for the annual

February 19, 2018 0 comment Read Full Article

9 States Buck the Trump Administration and Move Forward with a Price on Carbon Pollution

by Natasha Geiling (ThinkProgress)  Currently only one state in the country has an economy-wide cap on carbon. These states want to change that  —  Lawmakers from nine states announced on Wednesday that they

February 1, 2018 Read Full Article

California Advanced Biofuels Alliance Joins Biofuels Groups in Opposing AB 1745

(California Advanced Biofuels Alliance)  On January 19th, CABA joined biofuels groups in opposing AB 1745. Here is the text of the letter: Dear Assembly Member Ting: It is after careful deliberation

January 31, 2018 0 comment Read Full Article

Washington State Readies Carbon Tax Push

(Axios)  Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, will unveil a carbon tax proposal in his address to the state Tuesday, local media reported Thursday. Why it matters outside of that Washington: The debate, while

January 5, 2018 Read Full Article

California Bill Seeks Ban on Fossil-Fueled Vehicles by 2040

by Ryan Beene (Bloomberg)  California would ban the sale of new cars and trucks powered by fossil fuels in 2040 under legislation introduced Wednesday in the state legislature.  “We’re at an

January 4, 2018 Read Full Article

Schneiderman Backs Carbon Tax

 New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman became the first New York statewide elected official to back a carbon tax this week, POLITICO New York’s Danielle Muoio reports. “That includes passing

December 27, 2017 Read Full Article

California Bill in the Works to Banish Gasoline Cars by 2040

by Ryan Beene and Dana Hull (Bloomberg)  Assemblymember Ting says he will introduce proposal next month; Only ‘clean’ cars could be registered by DMV under bill: Ting  —  A California lawmaker wants to

December 6, 2017 Read Full Article

Can California Eliminate Gas Cars?

by Anne C. Mulkern, ClimateWire  (Scientific American)  State leaders are discussing banning the sale of cars that run on gasoline or diesel  —  … Switching to all clean cars would require a herculean

November 10, 2017 Read Full Article

California Legislature Extends Cap-and-Trade, Codifies Low Carbon Fuel Standard

by Lauren Tyler (NGT News)  The California legislature has voted to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program by 10 years to 2030 while also codifying the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)

July 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Renewable Energy Group Applauds Illinois Legislature for Extending Biodiesel Incentive

(Renewable Energy Group/NASDAQ.com)  Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:REGI) leaders praised Illinois lawmakers for approving a five-year extension of a significant biodiesel incentive. Current Illinois law, which expires at the end

July 7, 2017 Read Full Article

California LCFS Guides Advanced Biofuels Industry

by Heather Zhang (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Carbon credit prices recover and multiple new pathways are certified as the state’s program gets back on track.  —  California’s efforts to reduce carbon

June 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Downstate New York to Introduce Biodiesel Obligation for Heating Oil

(Biofuels International)  Counties in downstate New York are set to join New York City in providing cleaner air through increased use of biodiesel in home heating, with a product called

June 26, 2017 Read Full Article

California Forecasts Robust Growth in Biodiesel, Feedstock Demand

by Graham Noyes (Noyes Law Corp./Biodiesel Magazine)  Over the past decade, California has developed a complex policy framework pertaining to greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction including policies that drive demand

June 5, 2017 Read Full Article

Biodiesel in Minnesota: 15 Years in the Blink of an Eye

by  Tom Slunecka (Biodiesel Magazine)  … Fifteen years ago, March of 2002, a gallon of unleaded gas averaged around $1.36 a gallon. … Minnesota became the first in the nation to require

June 5, 2017 Read Full Article

Pioneering Iowa Sustainable Agriculture Research Center Hangs On, Barely

by Amy Mayer (High Plains Public Radio)  A leading research center focused on local farmers and environmental conservation is hanging on by a thread, even as the movement to diversify

June 5, 2017 Read Full Article

Gevo’s Isobutanol Cleared for Use in On-Road Vehicles in Arizona

(Gevo/Globe Newswire)  Bill HB2368 Permits Isobutanol to be Used as a Fuel Additive for On-Road Vehicles  —  Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO), announced today that a bill recently signed by Arizona Governor Doug

May 23, 2017 Read Full Article

Governor Branstad Signs Iowa Biofuel Funding, Closing out Challenging Session for Biodiesel

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Iowa, Governor Terry Branstad has signed the Rebuild Iowa Infrastructure Fund bill (HF 643), which provides $3 million to fund the Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program.

May 15, 2017 Read Full Article

It’s Time for States to Save the Planet: State-Level Carbon Taxes Offer a Path to the Ultimate Climate Solution.

by Charles Komanoff (Huffington Post)  The Carbon Tax Center is out with a new report timed to the surging climate movement. We surveyed all 50 U.S. states (and Washington, DC)

May 8, 2017 Read Full Article

As Trump Reverses Climate Actions, California Considers a Bold New Step

by Chelsea Harvey (The Washington Post) … Now, a new proposal, announced Monday, would replace California’s current cap and trade carbon pricing program, its flagship effort to reduce the state’s

May 4, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

California Gov. Approves Fuel Tax, Vehicle Fee Transportation Package

(NGT News)  California Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. has signed into law the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, which will raise $52.4 billion over the next decade through an

May 2, 2017 Read Full Article

Bill Would Take Iowa Backwards on Biofuels

by Dawn Carlson (Des Moines Register/Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa)  …Unfortunately, our state Legislature is considering legislation that would take us backwards. Fuel retailers across the state have

April 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Iowa Legislature Approves Funding for State Blender Pump Program

(Iowa Renewable Fuels Association)  Today (April 20, 2017) the Iowa Legislature voted to secure another year of funding for the state’s blender pump program – which has successfully led to

April 24, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Sundstop Fuel Retail Station in Clarence, IA Offers City’s First E15 Site

(Biofuels Journal)  When E10 first hit the market, Clarence, Iowa was one of five towns to introduce the new fuel at a local gas station. Nearly 40 years later, that same

April 19, 2017 Read Full Article

Oregon Senate Backs Woody Biomass as ‘Green Energy’

(KTVZ.com)  Bill sponsored by Sens. Tim Knopp, Ted Ferrioli  —  Oregon Senate Republicans say adding woody biomass as a recognized source of green energy technologies will help reduce carbon emissions

April 19, 2017 Read Full Article

Use of Renewable Fuel by All Ground Transit Sought by 2045

by Kathryn Mykleseth (Honolulu Star Advertiser)  A key Senate committee passed a bill Monday that sets a goal of having all ground transportation in Hawaii run on renewable fuel by 2045.

April 13, 2017 Read Full Article

Florida Considers Accelerating Hemp Research as Orange Alternative

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Florida, state legislators are looking to ease restrictions on industrial hemp research.  According to the Florida State Senate, house bill 1217 that “authorizes specified

April 10, 2017 Read Full Article

E15 Infrastructure Bill Would Add $35.9M to Minnesota GDP

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  An infrastructure bill in the Minnesota House and Senate that calls for expanding access to E15 would contribute $35.9 million to the state’s GDP, according

April 7, 2017 Read Full Article

Biofuels Infrastructure Bill A Big Boost For Minnesota

by Timothy J. Rudnicki (Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association)   The current biofuels infrastructure bill in the Minnesota legislature (House File 1257 and Senate File 1277) is really more than just increasing fuel

March 31, 2017 Read Full Article

Rare Moment as Louisiana Environmentalists, Businesses Agree on Tax Issue

by Steve Hardy (The Advocate)  Environmentalists and industrialists find themselves standing shoulder to shoulder as they try to maintain a tax credit for low-emission vehicles. The tax break encourages buyers

March 30, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Multiple State, Federal Bills Introduced to Stop the Spread of E15

by Daniel Strohl (Hemmings Daily)  …   The most extreme of those bills, H.R. 1314, which Virginia Representative Robert Goodlatte introduced, calls for the elimination of the Renewable Fuel Standard,

March 24, 2017 Read Full Article

California Lawmakers Release Environmental Bills in Attempt to Thwart Trump

by Rory Carroll (Reuters)  Democratic state senators in California on Thursday unveiled a series of bills designed to freeze in place Obama administration-era environmental regulations in the event the Trump

February 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Lawmakers Aim to Boost Central Illinois Agricultural Economy

by Chris Lusvardi (Herald & Review)  Legislation introduced in Springfield could boost efforts to attract bio-based businesses to Decatur and Central Illinois. The legislation introduced by state Sens. Chapin Rose,

February 13, 2017 Read Full Article

WEBINAR: Renewable Methane in Today’s Regulatory and Policy Environment — January 26, 2017

  WEBINAR:  Renewable Methane in Today’s Regulatory and Policy Environment   —   January 26, 2017

The Rethink Methane series is hosted by Fleets & Fuels publisher GNA: Gladstein, Neandross & Associates. The third edition of the Rethink Methane conference takes place February 21-22 at the

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Biodiesel’s Backers: Build on 2016 Momentum for 2017 and Beyond

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) … Led by Don O’Connor, a Vancouver-based international expert on greenhouse-gas emissions, the assembled panel detailed efforts that spanned from municipal victories to boost biodiesel use

January 23, 2017 Read Full Article

New Laws That Take Effect January 2017: Clean Heating Fuel Tax Credit

(New York State Senate)  Clean Heating Fuel Tax Credit: The 2016-17 budget extended the Clean Heating Fuel Tax Credit from Jan. 1, 2017 until Jan. 1, 2020. It also requires

January 3, 2017 Read Full Article

Can Biofuels Take Flight? Alternative Fuels for Jetliners Face Political and Economic Headwinds

by John Stang (Geek Wire)  Two major steps in Washington’s infant jet biofuel industry are expected to take place in the next couple months. In November, a study group is

November 7, 2016 Read Full Article

Carbon Pricing in North America – Leading a New Era of Climate Policy

by Tamaki Stiles * (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Reducing greenhouse emissions is a shared goal in North America.  In fact, presidents of the United States and Mexico and the Prime Minister

October 19, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

It Could Be the Nation’s First Carbon Tax. And Environmentalists Are Fighting over It

by Chelsea Harvey (The Washington Post)  A new initiative slated for the ballot in Washington state next month would create the first-ever carbon tax to be implemented in the United States. But

October 19, 2016 Read Full Article

Seattle Adopts UCS’s Oil-Saving Plan, Aims to Cut Oil Use in Half

(Union of Concerned Scientists)  The Seattle City Council is expected to pass legislation today (September 19, 2016) that requires staff to develop a plan to cut the city’s oil use

September 26, 2016 Read Full Article

Landmark Report from BIO Charts $770B Renewable Chemicals and Materials Market by 2020

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization released a landmark report “Advancing the Biobased Economy: Renewable Chemical Biorefinery Commercialization, Progress, and Market Opportunities, 2016 and Beyond,” documenting

September 9, 2016 Read Full Article

California Scores Tremendous Victories on Climate Policy and the Low Carbon Fuel Standard

(Low Carbon Fuels Coalition)  The Low Carbon Fuels Coalition (LCFC) is pleased to announce that the California State Senate and Assembly have approved a pair of ground-breaking climate bills (SB

August 26, 2016 Read Full Article

California Assembly Approves Climate Change Law

by Anshu Siripurapu (Sacramento Bee)  After an intense floor debate, a bill extending California’s greenhouse gas emission targets squeaked by in the Assembly on Tuesday. Senate Bill 32 was seen as

August 25, 2016 Read Full Article

Penn State to Help Develop Guidelines for Growing Industrial Hemp

by  Sara LaJeunesse (Penn State News)  On July 20, Gov. Tom Wolf signed a law allowing the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and institutions of higher education to grow hemp (Cannabis

August 17, 2016 Read Full Article

California Urgently Needs Action on Climate Change; Legislature and Governor Should Pass SB 32 This Year

(Union of Concerned Scientists)  In recent days, legislative leadership and Gov. Jerry Brown have been sending mixed signals on whether

August 8, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Commission to Study Maine’s Biomass Industry to Meet in August

by Katie Fletcher (Biomass Magazine)  … This past April, Maine enacted a resolve establishing the 13-member commission. Members include two from the

August 2, 2016 Read Full Article

Washington State’s Proposed Clean Air Rule Ignores Biofuels’ Climate Benefits

(Renewable Fuels Association)  Washington state’s proposed Clean Air Rule (CAR) fails to recognize the climate benefits associated with biofuels and

July 25, 2016 Read Full Article

Hawaii Gov. Ige Signs Renewable Fuels Production Tax Credit

(Pacific Biodiesel Technologies/Biodiesel Magazine)  Pacific Biodiesel President Robert King attended in early July the formal signing of the Renewable Fuels

July 15, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

A Grand Bargain? Gov. Jerry Brown in Talks with Oil Companies about Climate Change Programs

by Chris Megerian and Melanie Mason (Los Angeles Times)  Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has been talking directly with oil companies in

July 8, 2016 Read Full Article

Maine Retiree Fueling Governor’s Questions about Ethanol

by Scott Thistle (Portland Press Herald)  Ralph Stevens, a retired mechanic who says ethanol emissions may have caused the state’s

July 1, 2016 Read Full Article

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Benefiting Biofuels

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  On June 24, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed S.B. 657. The new law will

June 30, 2016 Read Full Article

EPA Pushing Outdated, Costly Ethanol Fuel

by Ryan Rowden  (Missouri Petroleum Council/Kansas City Star)  …  It’s good to be the world’s leading oil and natural gas producer.

June 22, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

North Carolina House Committee Approves Industrial Hemp Research Study

(WXII)  North Carolina lawmakers are pushing a proposal to authorize the cultivation of industrial hemp with the goal of allowing

June 21, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

California’s Landmark Cap and Trade Program Faces Uncertain Future

by Rory Carroll (Reuters)  California’s greenhouse gas reduction program is in a battle for its life, and uncertainty about its

June 16, 2016 Read Full Article

Iowa Biodiesel Board Commends Signing of Bill to Expand IA Biodiesel Incentives

(Biofuels Journal)  It just makes sense! That’s the sentiment from the Iowa Biodiesel Board and other supporters as Iowa Governor

May 26, 2016 Read Full Article

Mass. Top Court Says State GHG Rules Not Good Enough

by Keith Goldberg (Law 360)  Massachusetts’ top court on Tuesday reversed a lower court’s decision backing the state’s approach to greenhouse

May 18, 2016 Read Full Article

Branstad Signature Ensures Iowans Have Greater Access to Homegrown Fuel

(KMALand/Iowa Renewable Fuels Association)  Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed into law H.F. 2464, a multifaceted bill that secures funding for

May 17, 2016 Read Full Article

Senate Opens Door for Increased Ethanol Use

by Tom C. Doran (AgriNews) Legislation that supporters say will enhance consumer choices and increase demand for Illinois corn was unanimously approved

May 11, 2016 Read Full Article

Iowa Legislature Approves Funding for State Blender Pump Program

(Iowa Renewable Fuels Association)  Iowa Legislature Votes Overwhelmingly to Extend Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program Another Year  —  The Iowa

May 3, 2016 Read Full Article

Iowa Offers Tax Incentives In Bid To Become An Epicenter For Innovation In Bio-based Materials

by Steven Savage (Forbes)  Last week the governor of Iowa, Terry Branstad, signed a bill which came to him with

April 19, 2016 Read Full Article

Senate Hearing on Ethanol Tax Breaks Stirs Small-Engine Debate

by Tim Landis (State Journal-Register)  ….  At issue is a proposal to eliminate a 20 percent per-gallon sales tax break

April 15, 2016 Read Full Article

Industry Group Drops Low-Carbon Fuel Fight

by Hillary Borrud (Portland Tribune)  An oil industry group announced Thursday it will abandon a bid to get voters to

April 4, 2016 Read Full Article

Electric Car Bill Will Do Little to Reduce Emissions

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association)  Today’s Star Tribune reported of a proposal in the Minnesota legislature that calls for a financial incentive

March 31, 2016 Read Full Article

Kum & Go Becomes First in Missouri to Offer E15

(Convenience Store News)  Kum & Go LC became the first retailer to offer E15 in Missouri. The blend of 15-percent

March 14, 2016 Read Full Article

White Mountain Biodiesel Announces Plans to Expand Plant Capacity and Begin Direct Sales of Biodiesel to Retail Customers

(White Mountain Biodiesel) NBB member White Mountain Biodiesel, LLC announced today that it has begun the expansion of its plant

February 29, 2016 Read Full Article

Washington Lawmakers Consider Putting A Price On Carbon

by Ken Christensen (KCTS9/EarthFix)  State lawmakers this week began discussing a measure that could make Washington the first state to

February 15, 2016 Read Full Article

Indiana Bill Would Extend Misfueling Immunity to Mid-Level Blends

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  In mid-January, a congressman in the Indiana General Assembly introduced a bill that aims

February 8, 2016 Read Full Article

Stations Continue to Sell Ethanol-Blended Gas, Despite State Law Repeal

(KHON2) One month after gas stations were allowed to start selling fuel without ethanol, Hawaii drivers are still stuck with mostly

February 3, 2016 Read Full Article

California Launches New Fuel Policies in 2016

by Graham Noyes (Biodiesel Magazine/ Keyes, Fox & Wiedman LLP)  California will be the biodiesel market to watch in 2016

January 27, 2016 Read Full Article

DEQ Proposes Last Minute Clean Fuels Tweaks

by Taylor W. Anderson (The Bulletin)  Environmental panel votes today on break for oil companies through 2018, new ethanol models  —

December 9, 2015 Read Full Article

Electric Cars Can’t Take the Cold

by Jeff Plungis (Bloomberg)  Batteries generate power less efficiently as temperatures drop.  —  … The trouble is, except for Oregon, none of

December 7, 2015 Read Full Article

Carbon Tax Measure Will Make The Washington Ballot, Backers Say

by Ashley Ahearn (KUOW)  A voter initiative that would put a tax on carbon emissions has gathered enough signatures to

December 4, 2015 Read Full Article

Governor’s Signature on Tax Bill to Boost California Biodiesel

(The California Biodiesel Alliance/Biodiesel Magazine)  On Oct. 4 California Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 1032 into law, correcting a tax

October 21, 2015 Read Full Article

Orlando Museum, Tea Party and Biofuels: Letters — Biofuels Good for Florida

by Mark Emalfarb  (Dyadic International)  …  Mike Murtha’s My Word column, “Feds must follow Fla. on ethanol repeal,” on Monday

October 2, 2015 Read Full Article

California’s Legislature Drops Petroleum Reduction to Pass SB 350; Approves Escalating State Procurement of Very Low Carbon Fuels; and Leaves Nearly $1B of Cap and Trade Revenue on the Table

by Graham Noyes (Biofuels Digest/Low Carbon Fuels Coalition)  The first year of California’s legislative session ended dramatically with a mix

September 22, 2015 Read Full Article

Oregon’s Clean Fuels Law Ignites More Political Wrangling

by Ian K. Kullgren  (The Oregonian/Oregon Live)  … One of the law’s biggest advocates threatened to join forces with opponents this

September 21, 2015 Read Full Article

Illinois Corn Working to Support #Ethanol, E15

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  … One such initiative is working with key players in Chicago to get 150 E15 stations up

September 15, 2015 Read Full Article

Jerry Brown: “Oil Lobby Gutted California’s Climate Bill”

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In California, Gov. Jerry Brown called the derailment of efforts to cut gasoline cosumption “a

September 14, 2015 Read Full Article

Jerry Brown, Kevin de Leon Abandon Legislative Push to Require 50 Percent Cut in Gasoline Use

by David Siders and Jeremy B. White (Sacramento Bee)  Major setback for California governor’s climate agenda;  Decision comes amid resistance from

September 10, 2015 Read Full Article

Scorching Summer Drives California Innovation and Biofuels

by Graham Noyes (Low Carbon Fuels Coalition/Biofuels Digest)  California’s politicians and people are responding to the state’s increasingly dire symptoms

September 1, 2015 Read Full Article

California’s New Energy and Climate Goals Will Create Jobs and Boost the Economy

(Advanced Energy Economy/PR Newswire) Advanced energy business leaders went to the California Capitol building today to express support for Gov. Brown’s

August 19, 2015 Read Full Article

Inslee: I’ll Use My Authority to Impose Cap on Emissions

by Jim Brunner and Hal Bernton (Seattle Times)  After being stymied on climate policy in the Legislature, Gov. Jay Inslee announced

August 3, 2015 Read Full Article

Gov. Dayton Signs E15 Dispenser Bill: Law Goes into Effect July 1

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association)  The E15 Dispenser bill, which was signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton, goes into effect July

July 15, 2015 Read Full Article

Oregon Declares Biomass Carbon Neutral

by Anna Simet (Biomass Magazine)  After a House vote of 44-9, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill that

July 7, 2015 Read Full Article

Clean Fuel Standards Face Political Attacks in Washington, Oregon

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Clean fuel standards under development in Oregon and Washington have been under attack by

July 6, 2015 Read Full Article

Washington State Nixes Low Carbon Fuel Standard via Transport Bill “Poison Pill”

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington state, state lawmakers passed a $15B transportation package by a 27-22 vote that

July 6, 2015 Read Full Article

Hawaii Gov. David Ige Plans to Veto Ethanol Tax Credit Bill

by Duane Shimogawa  (Pacific Business News)  Hawaii Gov. David Ige said that he intends to veto a bill passed by

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Schepisi Bill Allowing Biofuel Production in New Jersey Approved by the Assembly

(RealEstateRama) Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Holly Schepisi paving the way for new jobs for New Jersey workers in the expanding

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Oregon Declares Biomass Carbon Neutral

by Anna Simet (Biomass Magazine)  After a House vote of 44-9, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill that

June 30, 2015 Read Full Article

Iowa Legislature OKs E15 Infrastructure Investments for Iowa Renewable Fuels Grants

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Iowa, the state legislature passed legislation that allows E15 infrastructure investments to become eligible for

June 8, 2015 Read Full Article

Nebraska Gov. Signs Alt-Fuel Vehicle Rebate Bill

(TruckingInfo.com)  Nebraska’s Gov. Pete Ricketts has approved legislation that will establish a new program offering rebates for alternative-fuel vehicle conversions,

June 3, 2015 Read Full Article

Hawaii’s Clean-Energy Future Requires a Commitment to Develop Biofuels

by Paul Zorner and Martin Sabarsky (Star Advertiser)  A decade ago, Hawaii made a commitment to producing and using more

May 30, 2015 Read Full Article

With Clean Fuels as Law, Oregon Biofuel Maker Prepares for Major Expansion

by Wendy Culverwell (Portland Business Journal)  A Eugene biofuel company that converts used cooking oil into fuel is in expansion

May 13, 2015 Read Full Article

Iowa Leaders Call for Biochemical Tax Credits for Ethanol, Biodiesel

by Dave Dreeszen (Sioux City Journal) Durham (Debi Durham, the state’s economic development director), a former Siouxland Chamber of Commerce president, is

May 11, 2015 Read Full Article

Schwarzenegger: Three Things Weightlifting and California Can Teach Us About How To Save the World

by Arnold Schwarzenegger (Time Magazine)  … When I praise Governor Brown, some people look at me like I’ve lost my mind. I’m

May 5, 2015 Read Full Article

Bill Would Lift Biodiesel Requirements in Winter

by Abby Spegman (The Bulletin)  Bend-La Pine say bus troubles have force school cancellations … School districts east of the Cascades

May 5, 2015 Read Full Article

Truckers Sue to End Biodiesel Mandate

by David Shaffer (Star Tribune)  Minnesota truckers and other interests sued Minnesota on Friday seeking to end the state’s requirement

April 21, 2015 Read Full Article

Iowa Lawmakers Ride-and-Drive on Biodiesel

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com)  Lawmakers in Iowa got the chance to experience the power of biodiesel for themselves. The Iowa

April 13, 2015 Read Full Article

Minnesota, the Green Giant: Going All out on Agrastructure and the Advanced Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … Today, we look at how Minnesota, too, has been experiencing success via its bioeconomy, and

April 10, 2015 Read Full Article

Risk and Reward for Boardman Biomass Proposal

by George Plaven (Capital Press)  One possible biomass fuel for the coal plant is giant cane, known as Arundo donax,

April 9, 2015 Read Full Article

Transportation Budget Cuts Alternative Fuel Mandate

by Karen Kasler (WOSU) The transportation budget signed last week includes a change for the state’s vehicle fleet: The budget cuts

April 8, 2015 Read Full Article

Billionaire Environmentalist Comes to Sacramento, Clashes with Businesses over Climate Change Bill

by Allen Young (Sacramento Business Journal)  Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer came to Sacramento on Tuesday to promote a wholesale expansion of

April 8, 2015 Read Full Article

Fees, Taxes Increase with Highway Funding Package

(Rapid City Journal)  South Dakota drivers will be paying more for that privilege in the very near future.  The 2015

April 7, 2015 Read Full Article

New Bill Could Add Value To Iowa Biofuel

(WHOTV.com)  … At the Iowa Biotech Association’s Partnering for Growth event on April 1st, Director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority Debi

April 3, 2015 Read Full Article

The Unrecognized Value of Bio-Energy

by Chad Smith (Midwest Producer) “We threw a whole bunch of stuff up on the wall to see if anything sticks.”

April 3, 2015 Read Full Article

Industry, Water Advocates Come Together on Bioenergy Bills

by Frank Jossi  (Midwest Energy News)  Environmentalists and bioeconomy advocates reached an agreement last week to modify a bill moving

March 31, 2015 Read Full Article

Gov. Brown Removes Sunset Date from Oregon Clean Fuels Standard

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed S.B. 324 into law. The bill removes the Dec.

March 13, 2015 Read Full Article

Good Policy Should Float All Bio-Boats

by Amanda Bilek (Biomass Magazine/Great Plains Institute)  Exciting biobased industry developments are occurring across the U.S. Although there are challenges,

March 9, 2015 Read Full Article

Oregon House Sends Fuels Bill to Governor

(Associated Press/Union-Bulletin)  The Oregon House voted Wednesday to send Gov. Kate Brown a climate-change bill that’s likely to increase gas

March 6, 2015 Read Full Article

Iowa Road Funding Bill Passes with Reduced Tax Rate for B11

(The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association/Biodiesel Magazine)  The Iowa Legislature created a 3-cent per gallon differential tax rate for B11 and

March 4, 2015 Read Full Article

New Wyoming Law Extends Fuels Tax to Alternative Highway Fuels, Including Natural Gas, E85, Biodiesel

(Associated Press) Gov. Matt Mead has signed into law a bill that extends the state fuels tax to include alternative highway

February 27, 2015 Read Full Article

Farmers Look to Legislature for Expansion Paths

by Don Davis (Daily Globe)  Minnesota farmers want state leaders to help them expand to new markets. They are ready

February 20, 2015 Read Full Article

4 Things You Should Know about Oregon’s Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

by Ian K. Kullgren (The Oregonian/OregonLive)  … The law aims to position Oregon as a leader in the effort to reduce

February 18, 2015 Read Full Article

Oregon Senate Approves Clean-Fuels Extension Despite Tie to Cylvia Hayes

by Ian K. Kullgren (The Oregonian/OregonLive) The Senate approved a bill Tuesday to extend the state’s clean-fuel standard, bucking Republican opponents

February 18, 2015 Read Full Article

Oregon Proposes Elimination of Ethanol Requirement in Gasoline

(SEMA Action Network)  Legislation (H.B. 2373) to remove the requirement that all gasoline offered for sale in the state contain

February 18, 2015 Read Full Article

US, California Double Down on Climate Change, Energy Security via New Initiatives

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Obama unveils Clean Energy Investment Initiative; California lawmakers introduce a trio of bills aimed at

February 12, 2015 Read Full Article

Oregon Helps Spark National Surge in Biodiesel Production

by Wendy Culverwell (Portland Business Journal)  Clean fuel policies in Oregon, Washington and California are helping drive the advanced biofuel

January 7, 2015 Read Full Article

Five Myths about Gas Taxes

by Paul Bledsoe (The Washington Post) A dramatic 40 percent drop in oil prices since June has prompted new discussion aboutraising

December 22, 2014 Read Full Article

Battle Resumes over Clean Fuels Program

by Steve Law (Portland Tribune)  Another showdown looms in Salem between Big Oil and environmentalists, but this time environmentalists appear

December 19, 2014 Read Full Article

Perea Bill Would Delay California Cap-and-Trade for Gas

by Jeremy B. White  (Sacramento Bee) Democratic fissures over California’s cap-and-trade mandates deepened on Thursday, with a key moderate Democrat introducing

July 21, 2014 Read Full Article

Proposed Constitutional Amendment in Ohio Would Benefit Biomass

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  … On July 7, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine certified a petition for the proposed Clean

July 18, 2014 Read Full Article

Oil Industry Kills California Assembly Bill to Support Biofuel Expansion

by Peter Waldman  (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)  The oil industry did some intellectual gymnastics last week over California’s low-carbon fuel standard, a

June 12, 2014 Read Full Article

ACE Informs Motorists that Many Vehicles Are Eligible to Use E15

(American Coalition for Ethanol/Ethanol Producer Magazine)   The summer driving season is now hitting the United States, and the Senior Vice

June 2, 2014 Read Full Article

B Ready For B10 Workshop Series June 10-July 22, 2014 Workshop locations vary throughout Minnesota

  B Ready For B10 Workshop Series   June 10-July 22, 2014     Workshop locations vary throughout Minnesota

B Ready For B10.  This summer Minnesota will take the next step forward in renewable fuel use. Beginning July 1

May 28, 2014 Read Full Article

Minnesota Is First to Mandate B10 Biodiesel

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com)  The land of 10,000 lakes becomes the first for another 10… a 10 percent biodiesel mandate.

May 23, 2014 Read Full Article

E15 Arrives in Missouri, though Consumers May Have to Look Hard to Find It

by Jacob Barker (St. LouisPost-Dispatch)  It’s hard to find a gas station these days that doesn’t sell a 10 percent

May 23, 2014 Read Full Article

Utah Law Encourages Biodiesel Use

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  While H.R. 5 signed by Gov. Herbert encourages biodiesel use in Utah, exactly how the

May 14, 2014 Read Full Article

Industry Representatives Defend Corn Ethanol at State Hearing

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Pending legislation in New Hampshire aims to limit corn ethanol in gasoline to 10

May 12, 2014 Read Full Article

DC Mayor Prohibits Fuel Efficient Consumer Choices

(Diesel Technology Forum)  If District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray had his druthers there would be no diesel powered cars

April 30, 2014 Read Full Article

Hawaii Lawmakers Give Unanimous Approval To Studying Hemp

by Johnny Green (The Weed Blog/The Joint Blog)  Hawaii’s House Committee on Agriculture, and the state’s House Judiciary Committee, have both voted unanimously

April 3, 2014 Read Full Article

Minnesota Bills to Incentivize Biofuel, Biochemicals, Biomass Thermal

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Legislation pending in the Minnesota Legislature aims to create incentives for renewable chemicals, advanced

March 17, 2014 Read Full Article

Ethanol Rule Set to Take Effect

(Associated Press/Columbia Daily Tribune) Expansion driven by ruling change.  Missouri motorists could be able to buy a higher blend of ethanol

March 5, 2014 Read Full Article

Legislative Committee Supports Biodiesel as Clean Air Tool

by Amy Joi O’Donoghue (Deseret News) A company in the northern reaches of Box Elder County is churning out 10 million gallons

March 4, 2014 Read Full Article

State May Issue $50M in Bonds for Biofuel Effort

by Tom Callis (Stephens Media Hawaii/West Hawaii Today)  Hawaii could issue up to $50 million in special purpose revenue bonds

March 4, 2014 Read Full Article

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