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Ohio Organic Recycler Testing Bi-Fuel Impala

A Cleveland organic recycling company is using organic waste such as grains from beer brewing, food waste, and biosolids from wastewater to power the 2015 Chevrolet Impala bi-fuel sedan.

EPA Rolls Back Cellulosic Ethanol Mandate

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has eased 2013 requirements for cellulosic ethanol blending in the nation's gasoline supply following a lack of production of ethanol fuels from feedstock such as algae, wood chips, and other biomass.

Biodiesel Seeing Wider Adoption in U.S.

Soybean oil remains the leading feedstock in biodiesel in 2013, making up more than half of all biomass resources used to produce biodiesel, according to federal data released this week.

EPA Proposes Reducing Ethanol Fuel Mix

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed reducing the amount of ethanol that's required to be blended with gasoline Friday for the first time since a 2007 law setting aggressive targets for the corn-based fuel.

TNT Express Begins Biofuel Trial for UAE Fleet

TNT Express began using B5 biodiesel as part of a trial program in its fleet in the United Arab Emirates. TNT has partnered with Lootah Biofuels, a subsidiary of S.S. Lootah Group, for this program.

Biofuels Bill Would Mandate More Flex-Fuel Vehicles

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) on Jan. 25 led a group of senators in introducing legislation aimed at expanding markets for biofuels. The bill would increase the number of flex-fuel vehicles on the road, increase the number of blender pumps dispensing biofuels, and authorize loan guarantees for the construction of renewable fuel pipelines.