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The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Prairie Catalytic, LanzaTech, Synvina, Fulcrum BioEnergy, POET-DSM, Cargilla/Calysta, Enerkem, and REG Geismar

The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Prairie Catalytic, LanzaTech, Synvina, Fulcrum BioEnergy, POET-DSM, Cargilla/Calysta, Enerkem, and REG Geismar

April 23, 2018 |

ABLC 2018 wrapped up with the ABLC Wolfpack including James Iademarco from Strategic Avalanche, David Dodds with Dodds & Associates, Ron Cascone from NEXANT, independent consultant Paul Bryan, and Joel Stone from ConVergince. While they didn’t howl at the moon, they were voracious, vicious wolves analyzing 8 major projects with points and counter-points, otherwise known […]

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Ontario amends renewable fuel regulations

Ontario amends renewable fuel regulations

April 22, 2018 |

In Canada, the government of Ontario amended its regulation of renewable content in gasoline and diesel fuel sold in the province. Starting in 2020, the province will double the required renewable content in regular gasoline to 10%, require minimum greenhouse gas reductions for all biofuels, and expand renewable fuel options to include emerging low-carbon fuel […]

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E15 debuts in St. Louis metro region year-round

E15 debuts in St. Louis metro region year-round

April 22, 2018 |

In Missouri, E15 has debuted in the St. Louis area and will be available throughout the year, according to the Renewable Fuels Association. Home Service Oil Co. now offers both E15 and E85 at 1707 Hwy Z in Pevely, Mo., just off Interstate 55. The company, which operates nine convenience stores, plans to offer both […]

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Oregon State Police and EPA execute criminal search warrant against Oregon Oils

Oregon State Police and EPA execute criminal search warrant against Oregon Oils

April 19, 2018 |

In Oregon, the Oregon State Police (OSP), with assistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and The Portland Bureau of Environmental Services executed a criminal search warrant at the business of Oregon Oils, Inc. located at 2515 NW 28th Ave, Portland, Oregon. The joint OSP and EPA investigation began in early February of 2018 after […]

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Jet fuels from crops: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to the SPARC regional biojet consortium

Jet fuels from crops: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to the SPARC regional biojet consortium

April 15, 2018 |

Sometimes, what an engine needs to roar to life is a spark. Or a SPARC, as in this case. As in the Southeastern Partnership for Advanced Renewables from Carinata (SPARC), a consortium consisting of the University of Florida (lead), the University of South Florida, the University of Georgia, Auburn University, and other institutions, government agencies, […]

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RFA submits Freedom of Information Act requests to EPA and DOE regarding hardship waivers

RFA submits Freedom of Information Act requests to EPA and DOE regarding hardship waivers

April 5, 2018 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association on Thursday submitted Freedom of Information Act requests to both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy in pursuit of more information and transparency regarding the recent issuance of Renewable Fuel Standard compliance exemptions to dozens of oil refineries. The FOIA request follows a January letter to […]

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EPA seeks public comment regarding isobutanol blending

EPA seeks public comment regarding isobutanol blending

April 4, 2018 |

In Washington, the Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on any aspect of the use of isobutanol in gasoline. Butamax Advanced Biofuels, has submitted an application pursuant to the regulations titled “Registration of Fuels and Fuel Additives” for the registration of isobutanol as a gasoline additive at up to 16 volume percent. Butamax has […]

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Senator Mitch McConnell pushing hard for hemp deregulation

Senator Mitch McConnell pushing hard for hemp deregulation

April 3, 2018 |

In Kentucky, the Associated Press reports that Senator Mitch McConnell will support hemp legalization legislation, removing the crop from the controlled substances list and introducing it as an agricultural commodity. The state is a leading hemp producer with more than 12,000 acres licensed to grow the crop and 57 processors producing a wide range of […]

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RenovaBio to be regulated by ANP

RenovaBio to be regulated by ANP

March 18, 2018 |

In Brazil, President Michel Temer signed a decree to regulate the National Biofuel Policy (RenovaBio), according to an announcement made by Brazil’s Ministry of Mines and Energy. Evaluation and accreditation of producing firms will be handled by the National Petroleum Agency (ANP). The National Energy Policy Council (CNPE) is set to be responsible for defining […]

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Swedish regional airline first to offer passengers option to buy flights with aviation biofuel

Swedish regional airline first to offer passengers option to buy flights with aviation biofuel

March 14, 2018 |

In Sweden, regional airline Braathens based out of Stockholm’s Bromma airport where SkyNRG and AirBP supply aviation biofuel has become the world’s first airline to offer passengers an option to fly on aviation biofuel when they book their flights. Passengers will be charged the difference in fuel costs between fossil fuels and biofuels but no […]

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