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NBB brings together 73 stakeholders asking House to pass biodiesel tax incentives

NBB brings together 73 stakeholders asking House to pass biodiesel tax incentives

March 26, 2019 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), its member companies, and stakeholder organizations delivered a letter to House leaders, urging them to make a multiyear extension of the biodiesel and renewable diesel tax incentive an urgent priority. In February 2018, Congress retroactively extended the tax incentive for 2017, leaving it expired for 2018 and beyond. […]

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Group of 14 bipartisan Senators ask Department of Commerce to look closer at Argentine biodiesel

Group of 14 bipartisan Senators ask Department of Commerce to look closer at Argentine biodiesel

February 27, 2019 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) thanked a bipartisan group of 14 Senators – led by Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) – for writing to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross regarding his agency’s recently launched “changed circumstances” review of U.S. duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina. In the letter, the Senators […]

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Biodiesel companies urge Congress to extend biodiesel and renewable diesel tax breaks

Biodiesel companies urge Congress to extend biodiesel and renewable diesel tax breaks

December 11, 2018 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and more than 50 member companies and affiliated organizations delivered a letter to House and Senate leaders, urging them to enact a multiyear extension of the biodiesel and renewable diesel tax incentive before Congress adjourns for the year. In February 2018, Congress retroactively extended the tax incentive for […]

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National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition tells Commerce how to look at Argentine biodiesel imports

National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition tells Commerce how to look at Argentine biodiesel imports

December 4, 2018 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition submitted comments for the record on how the U.S. Department of Commerce should conduct recently initiated changed circumstances reviews (CCRs) of U.S. duties on Argentine biodiesel imports. Commerce imposed countervailing duty (CVD) and antidumping (AD) duty orders in January and April 2018, following investigations that found […]

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Trade Associations Ask Trump to Ensure Rigorous Review of Argentine Biodiesel Import Duties

Trade Associations Ask Trump to Ensure Rigorous Review of Argentine Biodiesel Import Duties

December 2, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., three trade groups wrote President Donald Trump to express concern that the U.S. Department of Commerce has initiated “changed circumstances” reviews of U.S. trade duties on Argentine biodiesel companies. The National Biodiesel Board, the American Soybean Association, and the National Renderers Association urged the president to ensure that Commerce undertake a rigorous, […]

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NBB sends letter to EPA seeking end to demand destruction for biodiesel

NBB sends letter to EPA seeking end to demand destruction for biodiesel

October 18, 2018 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) delivered a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler asking that the agency fully account for small refinery exemptions in the annual Renewable Fuel Standard rules and “end the demand destruction for biodiesel.” The letter also asks EPA to set RFS biomass-based diesel volumes for 2020 […]

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NBB files opening brief objecting to EPA’s methodology for setting 2018 RVOs

NBB files opening brief objecting to EPA’s methodology for setting 2018 RVOs

July 31, 2018 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board filed an opening brief July 27 in its lawsuit objecting to U.S. EPA’s methodology for establishing the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS). NBB specifically disputes three issues with EPA’s final RFS rule for 2018, arguing: -EPA must account for all small refinery exemptions in the annual percentage standard; -the […]

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NBB drops nine-year push to shift blending credit to producers credit

NBB drops nine-year push to shift blending credit to producers credit

May 28, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that the National Biodiesel Board is claiming a win on the recent implementation of anti-dumping duties on Argentine biodiesel imports that it says means it can now drop its nine-year campaign to convert the $1 per gallon blending credit to a producers credit. The association’s main concern was the subsidy would […]

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National Biodiesel Board submits FOIA request to understand small refiner exemptions

National Biodiesel Board submits FOIA request to understand small refiner exemptions

April 12, 2018 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board submitted a Freedom of Information Act Request aimed at shedding light on small refiner exemptions requested and issued under the Renewable Fuel Standard. “The EPA’s decision to grant upwards of 25 exemptions, with at least one significant waiver in the dark of night to a large and profitable refiner, […]

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NBB disappointed omnibus spending bill didn’t reinstate biodiesel tax credit

NBB disappointed omnibus spending bill didn’t reinstate biodiesel tax credit

March 26, 2018 |

In Washington, the U.S. Congress passed an omnibus spending bill to fund the government that did not include a reinstatement of the biodiesel tax credit. “The National Biodiesel Board is again disappointed that Congress has failed to provide pro-growth tax certainty for a domestic energy industry that has broad, bipartisan support. The lack of urgency […]

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