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Brazilian biodiesel production fell in January but feedstock mix is diversifying

Brazilian biodiesel production fell in January but feedstock mix is diversifying

March 23, 2017 |

In Brazil, this year is not starting in the most positive way for biodiesel plants. According to data recently released by the ANP, the production in January was a disappointing 255.3 million liters, down 5.9% on the year. The raw materials mix of the Brazilian biodiesel industry is still in transition at the beginning of […]

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Cantwell supports NBB biodiesel anti-dumping claims

Cantwell supports NBB biodiesel anti-dumping claims

March 23, 2017 |

In Washington, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) supported the National Biodiesel Board’s complaint against Argentine and Indonesian biodiesel imports. “We’ve known for a long time that foreign producers of biodiesel have been flooding our markets at the expense of American producers, knowing they can take advantage of our tax policy. Today’s suit confirms just how […]

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Dumpers! NBB files suit against Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel producers: “flooding the U.S. market”

Dumpers! NBB files suit against Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel producers: “flooding the U.S. market”

March 23, 2017 |

In Missouri, the National Biodiesel Board filed an antidumping and countervailing duty petition, making the case that Argentine and Indonesian companies are violating trade laws by flooding the U.S. market with dumped and subsidized biodiesel. The petition was filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission on behalf of the National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition, which is made up of the National Biodiesel […]

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Source of biodiesel spill on Columbia River unknown

Source of biodiesel spill on Columbia River unknown

March 22, 2017 |

In Washington state, a biodiesel spill has been detected in the Columbia River near Wenatchee but the source of the fuel has yet to be determined. Bystanders first notice a sheen on the river Friday and reported to the state’s department of ecology who has been monitoring the situation ever since and is using absorbent […]

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EIA says 2016 biodiesel imports jumped 65%

EIA says 2016 biodiesel imports jumped 65%

March 22, 2017 |

In Washington, the Energy Information Administration said biodiesel and biomass-based diesel imports jumped 65% last year to 916 million gallons thanks to support from the biodiesel blenders credit during much of the year. December imports passing 100 million gallons despite the biodiesel blenders credit already having expired. Of the total, 64% of imports came from […]

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New ISO marine fuel class allows up to 7% biodiesel

New ISO marine fuel class allows up to 7% biodiesel

March 21, 2017 |

In Switzerland, the International Standards Organization has created the new F class of marine fuels that allows for blending of up to 7% of FAME biodiesel, allowing for more 10 ppm sulfur automotive fossil diesel to be used in the marine fuel pool. Adding Cloud Point and CFPP (Cold Filter Plugging Point) to the specifications […]

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UK biodiesel blending falls to just 1.41% in January

UK biodiesel blending falls to just 1.41% in January

March 21, 2017 |

In the UK, biodiesel consumption fell to its lowest since March 2015 in January at just 30 million liters in line with falling fossil diesel consumption that was 18.5% lower that month, bringing the blending rate to just 1.41%. That’s more than 45% less than in December or during January 2015. Ethanol consumption remained steady […]

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Indonesia to file WTO complaint against EU’s biodiesel duties by end-March

Indonesia to file WTO complaint against EU’s biodiesel duties by end-March

March 20, 2017 |

In Indonesia, the country plans to formally file a complaint against the European Union’s anti-dumping duties on Indonesia biodiesel during a meeting at the World Trade Organization headquarters at the end of March. Argentina, who suffered duties like Indonesia since 2013 and whose biodiesel industry suffered significantly as a result, has also filed cases and […]

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Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance certifies SeQuential

Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance certifies SeQuential

March 16, 2017 |

In Oregon, the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance has announced the certification of SeQuential, the longest-running commercial biodiesel producer on the west coast, for its innovative and nearly zero-waste production of renewable fuel. All of the fuel SeQuential produces is made from used cooking oil recycled from restaurants and businesses within a roughly 500-mile radius of its […]

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Biodiesel Magazine to return to quarterly publications

Biodiesel Magazine to return to quarterly publications

March 15, 2017 |

In North Dakota, BBI International announced that due to a rebounding, growing U.S. biodiesel market, the Grand Forks, North Dakota-based publishing company is increasing print frequency of its second-longest-running publication, Biodiesel Magazine. After a prolonged downturn in the market in 2014, printing of Biodiesel Magazine was reduced from bimonthly to annually, but with 2016 representing […]

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