The Canadian government formally published a regulation July 20 mandating a 2% biodiesel blend in most provinces.July 25, 2011
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
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
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
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
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.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced last week it wants the U.S. trucking industry to increase its use of biodiesel to 800 million gallons in 2011 from 650 million gallons this year.July 19, 2010
Massachusetts has indefinitely suspended a mandate that was to take effect July 1 requiring all diesel fuel and heating oil sold there to be 2% biodiesel.July 19, 2010
Massachusetts has indefinitely suspended a 2% biodiesel mandate for fuel and heating oil that was to take effect this month, saying that without the federal tax credit for the producers, the cost of biodiesel would be too high for consumers.
The House has passed an extension of a federal biodiesel tax incentive through the end of the year.June 2, 2010