Tag: ABFA

Obama Messes with the RFS

Obama Messes with the RFS

November 17, 2013 |

Obama, in trouble on healthcare, sounds the retreat on renewable fuels; industry groups aghast as EPA targets next-generation, non-food biofuels for biggest cuts; slashes corn ethanol also. Major push-back expected following “complete capitulation to Big Oil”. What are the political, economic drivers? What’s the impact, and how will industry respond? In Washington, the EPA released […]

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The Hottest Slides in Bioenergy: Part V of 5

The Hottest Slides in Bioenergy: Part V of 5

October 30, 2013 |

From the leaders in bioenergy and chemicals—  the real issues and trends — today, a focus on politics, government, financing and deployment. In California, ABLC-Next has concluded for this year — and industry leadership in R&D, commercialization, policy and finance will reconvene at ABLC 2014 — the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference — in Washington DC […]

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“FarmBill talks begin today. ABFA supports energy title provisions that will foster production for advanced biofuels.”

“FarmBill talks begin today. ABFA supports energy title provisions that will foster production for advanced biofuels.”

October 30, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: PaulAtAlgenol We’re closer than you think! RT @bryanrwalsh The long road to next-generation #biofuels: BetterFuels #FarmBill talks begin today. ABFA supports energy title provisions that will foster production for advanced #biofuels algae For #RFS2 @EPA has approved Four companies’ #algae “Pathway Assessments” @VieselFuel Endicott Biofuels Global Energy Resources @TritonEnergy

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September mission to encourage US-Brazil cooperation on biofuel trade

September mission to encourage US-Brazil cooperation on biofuel trade

August 5, 2013 |

In Brazil, a joint trade mission to improve biofuel trade between the US and Brazil has been announced, and will be sponsored by the Renewable Fuel Association (RFA), the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA) and the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA). 15 companies will be selected to participate on the mission, which will be held from […]

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US renewable fuels policy leaders defend Renewable Fuel Standard, pursue broader alignment

US renewable fuels policy leaders defend Renewable Fuel Standard, pursue broader alignment

April 16, 2013 |

In Washington DC, the heads of the National Biodiesel Board, the Algae Biomass Organization, the Advanced Biofuels Association, BIO’s industrial biotechnology section and the Advanced Ethanol Council discussed policy options for advanced fuels in a rare public meet-up. at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference (ABLC 2013). The discussion ranged from the pursuit of unity, the […]

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Court vacates 2012 cellulosic biofuel standard, affirms 2012 advanced biofuel standard.

Court vacates 2012 cellulosic biofuel standard, affirms 2012 advanced biofuel standard.

January 28, 2013 |

In Washington, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld the advanced biofuels requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), while ordering the EPA to reset the cellulosic biofuels target. “We agree with API that because EPA’s methodology for making its cellulosic biofuel projection did not take neutral aim at accuracy, […]

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6 Treacherous Biofuels Crevasses, 6 Guides to Steer You

6 Treacherous Biofuels Crevasses, 6 Guides to Steer You

October 10, 2012 |

6 major policy decisions and issues await the US elections. What are the chasms to be crossed, how might it change the path of your technology, grant, company or crop And, who can show you the way? OK, maybe you feel pretty secure, and that’s a good thing. Maybe your grant is locked in for […]

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BIO says petroleum refining organizations lying to Congress in anti-Renewable Fuel Standard campaign

BIO says petroleum refining organizations lying to Congress in anti-Renewable Fuel Standard campaign

July 13, 2012 |

In Washington, Brent Erickson, executive vice president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) Industrial & Environmental Section, said, “Petroleum refining industry organizations are engaging in a misguided and misleading anti-Renewable Fuel Standard campaign, going so far as to provide factually incorrect information to Congress. “In a letter to House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee leaders, AFPM […]

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Better Fuels Moment episode looks at advanced biofuels, military

Better Fuels Moment episode looks at advanced biofuels, military

May 22, 2012 |

In Washington, the Better Fuels Moment online video news series of the Advanced Biofuels Association has released a new segment. This episode of the Better Fuels Moment takes a closer look at the robust and effective partnership advanced biofuels has with America’s Armed Services, building better fuels for our nation and putting Americans back to […]

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Advanced biofuels, farm, airline groups call on US to fund proposed military biofuels project

Advanced biofuels, farm, airline groups call on US to fund proposed military biofuels project

April 26, 2012 |

In Washington, the Biotechnology Industry Organization, the Advanced BioFuel Association, the Algal Biomass Organization, Airlines for America, and the National Farm Bureau Federation today wrote leaders of the Senate Appropriations Committee asking them to include authorization for the U.S. Department of Energy to transfer funds to the Defense Production Act necessary for an interagency project […]

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