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NBB welcomes proposed biodiesel and RD tax extenders through 2031

NBB welcomes proposed biodiesel and RD tax extenders through 2031

September 14, 2021 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board welcomed the proposed extension through 2031 of the biodiesel and renewable diesel blenders tax credit in the House Ways & Means portion of the Build Back Better Act.  NBB thanked House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) […]

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NBB launches ad campaign calling on Biden to support RFS

NBB launches ad campaign calling on Biden to support RFS

August 3, 2021 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board launched an ad campaign calling on President Biden to maintain his commitment to the Renewable Fuel Standard. The ads will air on more than 200 radio stations in Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin on the Brownfield Ag News Network. “As a candidate last August, Joe Biden called the […]

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Farm & biofuel coalition rejects EPA’s excuses for failing to comply with 2017 court order

Farm & biofuel coalition rejects EPA’s excuses for failing to comply with 2017 court order

January 10, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., a coalition of the nation’s largest biofuels and agricultural trade groups including Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, National Biodiesel Board, and others, filed its reply in support of its motion in the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia, and reasserts that EPA’s delays in remedying the improper waiver are […]

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EPA awards up to $5.5M for clean diesel projects including to NBB

EPA awards up to $5.5M for clean diesel projects including to NBB

October 21, 2020 |

In Pennsylvania, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded up to $5.5 million in clean diesel funding to the Mid-Atlantic Region organizations to support their clean diesel programs and projects to reduce emissions. The organizations include the Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association, Inc. (MARAMA), for a $1.7 million award, the Virginia Port Authority for a […]

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Biodiesel and ethanol industries respond to USDA higher blends infrastructure grants

Biodiesel and ethanol industries respond to USDA higher blends infrastructure grants

October 11, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the National Biodiesel Board, Iowa Biodiesel Board, and Iowa Soybean Association, the Renewable Fuels Association, and others welcomed Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s announcement of cost-sharing grants to support infrastructure that will increase consumer access to higher blends of renewable fuels. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a series of grants as […]

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NBB launches newest ad campaign to promote advanced biodiesel fuels

NBB launches newest ad campaign to promote advanced biodiesel fuels

September 15, 2020 |

In Missouri, the National Biodiesel Board’s latest national advertising campaign hit airwaves in September with biodiesel and renewable diesel education aimed at key decision makers on the benefits of these advanced fuels. “The ad campaign strives to increase consumer acceptance and industry growth through education and promotion,” says NBB Director of Communications Kaleb Little. “Biodiesel […]

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Northeast bioheat coalition launches consumer and retail information drive

Northeast bioheat coalition launches consumer and retail information drive

September 8, 2020 |

In Massachusetts, a coalition of heating oil groups in the Northeast together with National Oilheat Research Alliance and the National Biodiesel Board have launched the One Industry-One Choice campaign aimed at promoting bioheat to consumers as well as retailers. Five webinars on Bioheat Supply & Infrastructure, Bioheat Operational Performance, Bioheat Retail Success Stories, Bioheat Marketing, […]

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NBB launches radio ad campaign urging President Trump to support farmers

NBB launches radio ad campaign urging President Trump to support farmers

August 26, 2020 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board launched a radio advertising campaign in six Midwestern states, urging President Donald Trump to keep his promise on the Renewable Fuel Standard. The ads will run for two weeks in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. The ads urge farmers, biodiesel producers, and others to visit NBB’s Fueling […]

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How badly is COVID-19 slamming biofuels industry? 30% reduction of ethanol production capacity, nearly half offline in coming weeks?

How badly is COVID-19 slamming biofuels industry? 30% reduction of ethanol production capacity, nearly half offline in coming weeks?

April 5, 2020 |

COVID-19 is creating a rocky road for everyone but is it all gloom and doom? RFA told The Digest that about 4.4 billion gallons of capacity has come offline since March 1, plus what was already idle, the total is about 5.2 billion gallons idle – that’s approximately 30% of the industry’s total. Growth Energy […]

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NBB releases new study on economic impact of biodiesel tax credit

NBB releases new study on economic impact of biodiesel tax credit

November 12, 2019 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) released a new report, “The Importance of the Biodiesel Tax Credit,” showing how the emerging biodiesel industry relies on the combined values of the tax credit and Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) credits to compete with petroleum diesel in the current market. The report was written by John Urbanchuk, […]

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