2017-'18 RVOs assumed intact as regulatory freeze deadline passes

March 21 represented the end of the 60-day freeze period on new regulations pending review, implemented by the incoming U.S. administration Jan. 20. While EPA has been radio silent, stakeholders welcome implementation of RVOs finalized last November.
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Constellation, Procter & Gamble biomass plant nearing completion

A 50-MW, combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant under construction in Albany, Georgia, for the past two years is undergoing steam tests and is expected to come online this summer.
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EPA: 15.9 million D3 RINS generated in February

U.S. EPA data shows D3 RINs generation for cellulosic biofuel totaled 15.9 million RINs in February, compared with 459,000 reported for January.
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Bioenergy supports rural jobs, minimizes wildfires

The U.S. Forest Service is working to expand renewable wood energy markets by providing technical assistance and grants to public and private sector partners through its Woody Biomass Utilization program.
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NYSERDA: NY food waste diversion could net $22 million yearly

“Benefit-Cost Analysis of Potential Food Waste Diversion,” analyzes potential benefits of requiring large food waste generators outside of New York City, located within 50 miles of a food waste management facility, to divert waste from landfills.
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NASA study confirms biofuels reduce jet engine pollution

Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new study conclusion that bodes well for airline economics and Earth’s environment.
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WPAC invites Canadian pellet producers to join safety committee

The Wood Pellet Association of Canada Board of Directors has appointed the Safety Committee to manage the safety objectives of the Wood Pellet Association of Canada. The Safety Committee works in close cooperation with the BC Forest Safety Council.
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Researchers find new way to typify cellulose, advance bioproducts

Researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have found a new way to define the molecular structure of cellulose, which could lead to cheaper and more efficient ways to make a variety of bioproducts.
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DBC launches North American forest sector study

The Dutch Biomass Certification Foundation has launched an extensive research study on the North American forest sector, with specific focus on small forest owners.
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Paper examines small-scale, pellet-fueled CHP potential in US

Small-scale, pellet-fueled combined-heat-and-power (CHP) has the potential to become a major part of the distributed generation smart grid of the future, according to a new paper by FutureMetrics.
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