Tag Archives: Biofuel

Great Plains Institute Lauds Legislative Passage of New MN Bioenergy Program

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Legislature has established a new program aimed at enabling the commercial construction of Minnesota-based facilities that will produce advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals, or biomass thermal energy utilizing agriculture and forestry feedstocks. “We are pleased that a new bioenergy program has been signed into law. The Bioeconomy Production Incentive Program received $2 million in funding for the ...

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Pennsylvania Suspends 2% Biodiesel Content Mandate Until Midnight

The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association just received a copy of a letter from state Acting Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding notifying Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday March 2 that he is partially suspending the state mandate for 2 percent biodiesel, as authorized under the state’s Biofuel Development and In-State Production Incentive Act, because a shortage exists. As of Monday, March ...

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ASTM Vote Opens Door for Biodiesel Innovation in Heating Oil

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – ASTM International, an organization which sets industry consensus standards for fuels and lubricants, has voted to approve performance specifications for blends of 6 to 20 percent biodiesel with traditional heating oil. The move is a significant leap forward in the industry effort to boost the percentage of cleaner burning biodiesel that homeowners and building managers use ...

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