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National Biodiesel Board

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.

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Oregon Increases Biodiesel Requirement

SALEM, OR - Oregon last week became the second state to require that most of the diesel sold in the state contains at least 5 percent biodiesel (B5).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Biodiesel Tax Credit Must be Reinstated, Says NBB

LAS VEGAS - In the fifth month without the biodiesel tax credit, National Biodiesel Board (NBB) CEO Joe Jobe renewed his call for Congress to put Americans back to work immediately by retroactively reinstating the expired tax incentive.

2011 Duramax 6.6L Turbo Diesel Now Biofuel-Capable

Powering the redesigned 2011 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty pickups and Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans, the revised engine will offer B-20 capability and meet strict ASTM standards.