Policy

March 25, 2014

Biomass association leaders discuss triumphs, troubles

BY Anna Simet Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyLeaders of seven bioenergy trade associations participated in the International Biomass Conference & Expo's State of the Industry general session on March 25 in Orlando, Fla. READ MORE

18 hours ago

Comment period on DOT's proposed rail safety rule closes Sept. 30

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyRepresentatives of the ethanol industry who wish to weigh in on the U.S. Department of Transportation's recent rail transportation safety proposal have until Sept. 30 to submit comments. READ MORE

19 hours ago

New Urban Air Initiative website highlights benefits of ethanol

BY Urban Air Initiative Found In:PolicyThe Urban Air Initiative has launched a new website drawing attention to the growing problem of toxic compounds in gasoline, with a call to action for the U.S. EPA to regulate some of the most harmful components in our fuel. READ MORE

September 26, 2014

EPA: 3.5 million cellulosic biogas RINs generated in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) data for August, reporting that nearly 3.5 million cellulosic RINs were generated during the month. More than 1.44 billion RINs were produced across all five biofuel categories. READ MORE

September 25, 2014

BIO: EPA inaction on RFS proposal has increased GHG emissions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA new report published by the Biotechnology Industry Organization indicates U.S. EPA inaction on finalizing the 2014 renewable fuel standard has resulted in a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

September 25, 2014

Coalition examines effective alternative fuel policies

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, PolicyLocal policies to promote alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) are among the most effective, a recent study by the Clean Energy Coalition finds. The study compares the number of alternative fuel vehicles in each state to the types of policies. READ MORE

September 25, 2014

Universities shed light on latest bioenergy developments

BY Kansas State University Found In:Cellulosic, PolicyA group of university engineers and scientists is spreading the word about work being done in bioenergy and its potential to reduce climate impacts linked to fossil fuels while benefiting the economy, rural communities, and national security. READ MORE

September 24, 2014

Clariant announces results of cellulosic E20 fleet test

BY Clariant Found In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyClariant, Haltermann and Mercedes-Benz have tested E20 in a fleet test since January. Initial results prove the high quality and excellent properties of sunliquid 20 fuel, a fuel blend made with 20 percent cellulosic ethanol produced by Clariant. READ MORE

September 23, 2014

Legislation would extend biofuel, bioenergy tax credits

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyLegislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 19 aims to enact two-year extensions for several clean energy tax incentives. The bill is titled the Bridge to a Clean Energy Future Act of 2014. READ MORE