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October 6, 2016

DC Water Uses Biodiesel to Fuel its Fleet

DC Water now uses biodiesel fuel to fuel all 230 of its diesel vehicles, including sewer trucks, utility and dump trucks, crane trucks, and crew cabs. The agency uses a B-20 blend of 20% biodiesel and 80% petroleum diesel.

January 25, 2016

Biodiesel Use Reaches High Point

Biodiesel consumption reached a peak level in 2015 with nearly 2.1 billion gallons reducing carbon emissions by at least 18.2 million metric tons, according to the National Biodiesel Board.

December 3, 2015

EPA Finalizes Volumes for Biofuel Blending

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has finalized the volume requirements under its Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for blending with the nation's fuel supply that includes increases from existing levels but falls short of expectations from producers.

May 25, 2015

Feds Add Biodiesel Quality Requirement to Fuel Contracts

The Defense Logistics Agency recently added a biodiesel fuel quality clause in its procurement contracts that requires certification by biodiesel suppliers.

September 23, 2014

Fuel Ambassadors Featured at Green Fleet Conference

The 2014 Green Fleet Conference will feature fuel ambassadors representing a different type of alternative fuel or technology from four organizations.

June 30, 2014

Minnesota Ups Biodiesel Mandate to 10 Percent

Starting Tuesday, Minnesota, the first state to require biodiesel be blended with diesel sold in the state, will require all diesel fuel in the state to contain 10% biodiesel. An exception will be made in the winter, when the requirement will be 5%.

January 8, 2014

Congress Allows Biodiesel Tax Incentive to Lapse Again

Congress has allowed a biodiesel tax incentive to lapse at year’s end. The $1-per-gallon biodiesel tax incentive expired on Dec. 31. The biodiesel incentive also expired in 2010 and 2012.

November 5, 2013

Biodiesel Production Tops 1 Billion Gallons

For the third consecutive year, biodiesel production has surpassed the billion gallon milestone, according to statistics recently released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

July 9, 2013

On the Quest for Green Dollars

For fleets struggling to find the funds to buy alt-fuel vehicles, there is money available. All it takes to get it is to formulate a plan, build relationships, and pay attention to the details.

February 13, 2013

Hino Trucks Honored for Promoting B-20 Use in Hybrid-Electric Truck

Hino Trucks was honored by the National Biodiesel Board for becoming the first manufacturer to support the use of B-20 biodiesel blends in a hybrid-electric truck, as well as in its complete product line of class 6 and 7 conventional trucks.

February 6, 2013

Clean Diesel Technology Showcased at National Biodiesel Conference and Expo

The Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) is participating in the Annual National Biodiesel Conference and Expo in Las Vegas this week, where the advancements and environmental benefits of clean diesel technology and the latest innovations in biodiesel fuel will be on display.

December 19, 2012

National Biodiesel Board Joins Diesel Technology Forum

WASHINGTON – The National Biodiesel Board is the newest allied member of the Diesel Technology Forum, a non-profit organization that promotes the use of the most modern clean diesel technologies in the United States.

August 30, 2011

Biodiesel Industry Producing Record Volumes

WASHINGTON -- U.S. biodiesel production reached a new monthly high of 81 million gallons in June, according to the latest EPA statistics, marking a third consecutive month of record volumes.

July 5, 2011

Isuzu Commercial Trucks Can Run on Biodiesel

JEFFERSON CITY, MO -- Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc. confirmed that all of its 2011 and forward model-year diesel engines -- including those in the popular N-Series truck models and Isuzu Reach commercial van – can run on up to 20-percent biodiesel blends (B20).

May 31, 2011

UPS Begins Using Renewable Biodiesel at Hub in Ky.

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - The United Parcel Service said it began using biodiesel blends at its most vital hub in Louisville, Ky., in May.

February 8, 2011

Biodiesel Award Winners Include Ford, NYC

PHOENIX, AZ - The National Biodiesel Board recognized Ford Motor Co., New York City, and other biodiesel champions at the annual "Eye on Biodiesel" awards presentation. The awards were presented at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo on Tuesday, Feb. 8, in Phoenix.

September 2, 2010

Alternative Fuel Trade Alliance to Hold Workshop in Denver

DENVER - The Alternative Fuel Trade Alliance will hold a free workshop Sept. 9 in Denver. The training seminar will cover alternative fuel quality, infrastructure, available vehicles, safety, and environmental impact of propane, ethanol, biodiesel, and compressed natural gas.

August 17, 2010

Iowa Lab Meets Higher Biodiesel Testing Standards

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - The nonprofit Iowa Central Testing Laboratory in Fort Dodge, Iowa, has raised the bar on biodiesel fuel quality testing, and other labs are likely to follow its lead, according to the National Biodiesel Board.

August 10, 2010

BEST Biodiesel Plant Closes in Wisconsin

CASHTON, WI - The BEST BioDiesel Cashton LLC plant has closed, citing financial difficulties since a $1-per-gallon federal tax credit for biodiesel production expired at the end of 2009, the La Crosse Tribune reported.

July 7, 2010

Biodiesel Industry Waits for Tax Credit Reinstatement

WASHINGTON - As a result of the expiration of a biodiesel tax credit Dec. 31, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) said the biodiesel industry is on the verge of collapse.

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