Tag: New York

New York governor signs law requiring B5 for bioheating in downstate counties

New York governor signs law requiring B5 for bioheating in downstate counties

September 14, 2017 |

In New York state, New Yorkers in downstate counties will soon benefit from cleaner air due to the increased use of Bioheat fuel in heating oil. Legislation signed Sept. 13 by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo requires Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties to follow New York City’s lead by blending at least 5 percent biodiesel (B5) […]

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Icahn resigns from presidential advisory position

Icahn resigns from presidential advisory position

August 21, 2017 |

In New York state, while denying any wrongdoing or conflict of interest, Carl Icahn has resigned from his informal regulatory advisory role to the president in the wake of controversy that his influence on the White House could favor his refining company CVR that sought to change the point of obligation under the Renewable Fuel […]

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Yoghurt maker suing Johnstown Renewables for $20 million for breach of contract

Yoghurt maker suing Johnstown Renewables for $20 million for breach of contract

August 21, 2017 |

In New York state, yoghurt maker Fage is suing Johnstown Renewables for more than $20 million in damages because the company didn’t lift the acidic whey from the production facility as agreed to in 2015. Johnstown Renewables is perhaps 75% complete with the construction of its $12.4 million whey-based ethanol plant but the recent death […]

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Former Gen-X co-conspirator pleads guilt to RIN fraud

Former Gen-X co-conspirator pleads guilt to RIN fraud

August 3, 2017 |

In New York state, Andre Bernard, of Mount Kisco pleaded guilty on Wednesday for his participation in a multi-state scheme to defraud biodiesel buyers and U.S. taxpayers by fraudulently selling biodiesel credits and fraudulently claiming tax credits, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey H. Wood of the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and […]

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Biodiesel prices rise to four-month high

Biodiesel prices rise to four-month high

July 17, 2017 |

In New York state, heating oil futures are on the rise which are in turn supporting biodiesel prices to four-month highs across the country. Biodiesel premiums are also being seen in the Midwest as well as the Gulf Coast regions, 3 cents and 6 cents per gallon respectively, a move resulting from rising soybean costs […]

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Downstate New York counties may get 5% bioheat by mid-2018

Downstate New York counties may get 5% bioheat by mid-2018

June 29, 2017 |

In New York state, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties could follow in New York City’s footsteps and implement a 5% biofuel blend in heating oil by July 1, 2018 following a bill passed in the Assembly and the Senate. The legislation is awaiting the governor’s signature. NYC currently has a 2% bioheat blend but that […]

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Downstate New York to introduce biodiesel obligation for heating oil

Downstate New York to introduce biodiesel obligation for heating oil

June 27, 2017 |

In New York, downstate New York counties are set to join New York City as national leaders in providing cleaner air through increased use of biodiesel in home heating oil, a product called Bioheat fuel.   Legislation passed yesterday by Assemblyman Steve Englebright (A.6954-A) and Senator Phil Boyle (S.B5422-A) would expand the state’s commitment to […]

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Nanomaterials Global Market Is Expected To Reach $19.83B by 2022: study

Nanomaterials Global Market Is Expected To Reach $19.83B by 2022: study

June 26, 2017 |

In New York, Stratistics MRC has released a report projecting that the Global Nanomaterials Market accounted for $4.79 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach $19.83 billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 22.5% from 2015 to 2022. The nanomaterials market is favoured by the governmental funding to support the prospective growth. The […]

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NY’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative under scrutiny for awarding funds to projects that don’t make it to implementation

NY’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative under scrutiny for awarding funds to projects that don’t make it to implementation

June 15, 2017 |

In New York state, the $500 million NY’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative under scrutiny for awarding funds to projects that don’t make it to implementation is under fire for awarding up to, but never having paid, $1.3 million to Florida-based shell company SR Energy who sought to build a 70 million gallon wood-based ethanol plant in Oswego […]

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Long Island kelp feasibility study project harvests first crop

Long Island kelp feasibility study project harvests first crop

June 14, 2017 |

In New York state, the first sugar kelp grown as part of a Cornell extension service research project in the Peconic Estuary was harvested last week as part of a Suffolk County-funded feasibility study to determine if Long Island could develop a viable kelp industry. The estuary suffers from high levels of nitrogen, which is […]

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