April 11, 2021     
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Combing the Coalition

Last issue, reported on a letter from the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) calling on New York State to include a clean fuel standard in its next annual budget. This letter was one of over 50…

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RISE Recap: Environmental Justice Story Comes into Focus

Last month, the National Biodiesel Board presented the Virtual National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, the first ever online version of the organization’s annual event. was in attendance for…

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DATA DIVE: Can We Turn Cardboard into Biofuel?

According to an article in Fast Company, we may soon be able to recycle cardboard boxes into biofuel. This breakthrough would further reduce garbage and the current glut of cardboard in recycling…

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DATA DIVE: IRENA Releases Renewable Energy Jobs Report

In September, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) released its yearly jobs report, Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2020, providing worldwide employment statistics for 2019.

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RFS/LCFS: Both/And or Either/Or?

The election is finally over … mostly. With the dense fog of Election Day politics beginning to clear, policy insiders’ attentions return to the issues that had dominated their daily discussions in…

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Refiners Pivot to Renewable Fuels

In recent years, publicly traded companies and privately funded institutions have come under a great deal of pressure from shareholders and advocacy groups to divest from fossil fuels. Now, it appears…

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Renewable Energy Group to Expand Geismar Plant

On October 6, North America’s leading biodiesel producer, Renewable Energy Group (REG), announced plans to expand its Geismar, Louisiana biorefinery. The expansion, slated to begin next year, would…

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DATA DIVE: EIA Publishes Biodiesel Production Capacity Report

On October 23, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its annual U.S. Biodiesel Production Capacity Report. Containing data for all U.S. biodiesel plants in operation as of January…

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NYSEC & NORA Launch Net-Zero Hero™ Campaign

On October 26, the New York State Energy Coalition (NYSEC) and National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) launched a new messaging campaign, declaring “I’m a Net-Zero Hero™” throughout the five…

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