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Hong Kong’s biodiesel industry wants tighter regulations for waste cooking oil

Hong Kong’s biodiesel industry wants tighter regulations for waste cooking oil

October 20, 2014 |

In Hong Kong, the biodiesel industry is calling for tighter regulations on used cooking oil to keep unscrupulous traders out of the market instead of pushing up prices—pegging used cooking oil with fresh cooking oil—filtering it and putting it back into the human consumption market. That oil would then fall to prices where recycling into […]

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Simple Fuels buying Yokayo Biofuels to boost Sierra-region service

Simple Fuels buying Yokayo Biofuels to boost Sierra-region service

October 14, 2014 |

In California, Simple Fuels is in the process of buying Ukiah-based Yokayo Biofuels. The takeover will ensure continued production of used cooking oil-based biodiesel in the Sierras region with fuel prices remaining the same at $4.70 per gallon. The company will also pick up Yokayo’s former oil collection route. Plans are being developed to have […]

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Canola trial in Oregon damaged by disease infestation

Canola trial in Oregon damaged by disease infestation

October 2, 2014 |

In Oregon, the first year of a canola trial to determine whether the crop might be viable in the Willamette Valley after 43 of 61 fields of brassica varieties became infected with black leg disease. The canola seeds were treated to prevent black leg and were not related with the unprecedented outbreak, but Oregon State […]

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Air quality concerns abound for site of Red Rock Biofuel’s Oregon plant

Air quality concerns abound for site of Red Rock Biofuel’s Oregon plant

September 30, 2014 |

In Oregon, following excitement about Red Rock Biofuel’s agreements with the Navy and Southwest Airlines, attention is being paid to the town where the facility will be sited and the existing air pollution challenges there. Already the situation has attracted state and federal attention, with some local residents looking to clamp down on industry. The […]

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Pacific Ethanol to Sell CO2 From Its Boardman, Oregon ethanol plant

Pacific Ethanol to Sell CO2 From Its Boardman, Oregon ethanol plant

September 15, 2014 |

In California, Pacific Ethanol, announced an agreement with Kodiak Carbonic, LLC to sell CO2 from the Pacific Ethanol Columbia plant located in Boardman, Oregon. Kodiak plans to construct a liquefaction and dry ice processing plant adjacent to the Columbia facility and expects to purchase up to 200 tons of CO2 per day to sell to food processing and beverage producers. Neil […]

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The Hottest Companies: REG Photo Votes for 2014-15

The Hottest Companies: REG Photo Votes for 2014-15

September 14, 2014 |

Here are the photo votes received for REG in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, Renewable Chemicals & Biomaterials. More on photo voting in this years’ rankings process, here. Above: Photo Vote of the week for 9/8/14

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Iowa Biodiesel Board names REG CFO Chad Stone as next chair of the board

Iowa Biodiesel Board names REG CFO Chad Stone as next chair of the board

September 12, 2014 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group (REG) Chief Financial Officer Chad Stone has been named the next chair of the Iowa Biodiesel Board. IBB has a nine member executive board of directors, and Stone has served on that board since 2010. Last year, Stone was voted one of the top 300 people in the bioeconomy in […]

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LanzaTech appoints Gregg Clevenger as CFO

LanzaTech appoints Gregg Clevenger as CFO

August 27, 2014 |

In Illinois, LanzaTech has appointed Gregg Clevenger as Chief Financial Officer. Clevenger joins LanzaTech as the company is set to commercialize its ground-breaking technology that recycles carbon into sustainable, valuable products. Its patented process uses a microbe to convert waste gas containing carbon monoxide or carbon dioxide (from industrial sources like steel mills and processing […]

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Oregon sends notices about diesel blending law

Oregon sends notices about diesel blending law

August 18, 2014 |

In Oregon, the state’s Department of Agriculture has sent notices to approximately 417 retail fuel establishments throughout the state reminding them that diesel fuel blended with 6 of 20 percent biodiesel may not to be marketed as “diesel”, by law. The notice is in response to consumer complaints received by ODA’s Motor Fuel Quality Program. […]

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Virent receives EPA Registration for its drop-in, BioForm Gasoline

Virent receives EPA Registration for its drop-in, BioForm Gasoline

August 12, 2014 |

Registered Fuel Can Now be Used in On-highway Motor Vehicles in blends up to 45% In Wisconsin, Virent announced it has successfully received fuel registration from the EPA for its BioForm Gasoline in blends of up to 45%. As a registered fuel, Virent’s biogasoline can now be used in on-highway motor vehicles. Virent BioForm Gasoline […]

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