Business, Fuel

Biodiesel Requirement Boosted for 2013, EPA Says

The amount of biodiesel products required to be included in diesel fuel markets was increased to 1.28 billion gallons in 2013 from the current 1 billion gallons, the Environmental Protection Agency said.

September 17, 2012
Business, Fuel

Biodiesel Makers Oppose Call for Waivers of Renewable Fuel Production Mandates

Biodiesel producers said they do not agree with calls for the federal government to waive ethanol and other renewable fuel production mandates because of the drought reducing the corn crop in the Midwest.

August 27, 2012
Business, Fuel

Biodiesel Production Hit 1 Billion Gallons in 2011

The U.S. biodiesel industry produced more than 1 billion gallons of fuel in 2011, the National Biodiesel Board said.

January 30, 2012
Business, Fuel

EPA Mandates 25% More Biodiesel This Year

Diesel refineries must produce 1 billion gallons of biodiesel in 2012, a 25% increase from last year, the Environmental Protection Agency said last month, but the agency decided to delay its planned 2013 mandate.

January 9, 2012
Business, Fuel

Canada Formally Issues Biodiesel Mandate

The Canadian government formally published a regulation July 20 mandating a 2% biodiesel blend in most provinces.

July 25, 2011
Business, Fuel

Hino Trucks OK’d for B20 Biodiesel

Hino Trucks USA, Novi, Mich., said on July 12 its cabover trucks in Classes 4-5 and conventional trucks in Classes 6-7 have been approved to use up to B20 biodiesel.

July 25, 2011
Business, Fuel

Canada Pushes Ahead With Biodiesel Plan Regardless of Trucking Industry Concerns

The Canadian government announced it is pushing forward with its plan for a national 2% biodiesel mandate, setting July as its implementation date despite truckers’ concerns.

February 21, 2011
Business, Fuel

Canada Sets 2% Biodiesel Mandate

Micah Walter/Bloomberg News

Diesel fuel and home heating oil will be required to contain at least 2% biofuel content beginning July 1, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported.

February 14, 2011
Business, Fuel

Biodiesel Producers Can Meet Mandate Despite Lack of Tax Credit, Experts Say

U.S. biomass-based diesel producers have the capacity to meet an 800 million-gallon federal mandate in 2011, despite a marked decline in biodiesel production over the past year and a failure by Congress so far to reinstate a $1 per gallon biodiesel tax credit, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and industry experts.

December 13, 2010
Government, Business, Fuel

Biodiesel Producers Hoping for Tax Credit Resurrection

The biodiesel industry suffered a setback when supporters in the U.S. Senate failed to attach an amendment to the recently-adopted Small Business Jobs Act that would have restored the industry’s tax credit.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2010