EPA: Biomass from managed forests is carbon neutral

On April 23, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that in future regulatory actions biomass from managed forests will be treated as carbon neutral when used for energy production at stationary sources.
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Benefits of wood heating discussed at Senate hearing

Wood energy was among the topics discussed during an April 19 hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources that examined rural energy challenges and opportunities.
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House committee passes 2018 Farm Bill

On April 18, the House Agriculture Committee passed its version of the 2018 Farm Bill, officially titled the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. The bill reauthorizes many bioenergy programs, but provides them with only discretionary funding.
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EPA seeks nominations for MSTRS

The U.S. EPA is seeking nominations for its Mobile Sources Technical Review Subcommittee, which is designed to provide the Clean Air Advisory Committee with independent advice on programs related to mobile source air pollution and its control.
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Ace Ethanol to install D3MAX technology

D3MAX LLC and Ace Ethanol LLC announced April 24 that Ace Ethanol will be the first ethanol plant to integrate the patented D3MAX technology with its existing corn dry mill. Construction is scheduled to begin this summer.
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RNG Coalition releases RNG project map, database

The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas has relased a new map and project database of renewable natural gas production facilities in North America. The database reveals that there are now at least 76 operating RNG facilities in the U.S. and Canada.
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UPM Biofuels gains RSB low ILUC risk feedstock certification

UPM Biofuels' continuous efforts for a more sustainable supply chain and operations has been recognized by the world's first Roundtable of Sustainable Biomaterials low indirect land use change (ILUC) risk certification.
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Dane County, Wisconsin, to construct biogas cleaning system

On April 19, Dane County, Wisconsin, officials kicked off construction for an innovative project that will turn garbage and cow manure into renewable fuel for thousands of vehicles across the region and country.
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Braskem strengthens its renewable chemicals strategy

Braskem recently announced an expanded focus on the research, development and commercialization of chemicals and materials sourced from renewable feedstocks. The company started a new operation in Boston to support the effort.
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Partnership aims to make biocoal accessible to everyone

At several locations around the world, a partnership of international companies initiated by Clean Energy Generation and Stork, a Fluor Co., plans to construct facilities for the commercial-scale production of biocoal.
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Air Canada fuels flights with biofuel on Earth Day

Air Canada will save 160 metric tons of carbon on 22 domestic flights this Earth Day through an innovative biofuel demonstration project at Toronto-Pearson Airport. The project is coordinated by Canada's Biojet Supply Chain Initiative.
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Air Liquide doubles its biomethane production capacity

Since the beginning of 2018, Air Liquide has commissioned three new biomethane production units, in the U.S, France, and the U.K. With these units, Air Liquide has doubled its biomethane production capacity, which now stands at 60 MW.
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Seaweed-into-biofuel project gets Department of Energy support

A Colorado State University project to grow and harvest ocean macroalgae for biofuel production has received support from the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).
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BSP licenses technology from RBE, plans Louisiana biocoal plant

Biomass Secure Power Inc. has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with River Basin Energy Inc. The IP covered under the agreement includes technology that will be deployed at BSP’s Louisiana plant for the manufacture of biocoal.
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Veolia launches UK online marketplace for organic resources

Veolia is launching an online trading platform in the U.K. that makes it easier to sell and buy organic resources. The BioTrading website will be a sales and auction marketplace that connects buyers to the rest of the value chain.
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