The comment period of the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule to set 2020 RVOs under the Renewable Fuel Standard, along with the 2021 RVO for biomass-based diesel closed Aug. 30. More than 5,600 comments were filed on the rulemaking. READ MORESHARE
The EPA took two actions in August relating to the timing and implementation of 2016 emission guidelines for existing MSW landfills. One is a rule to align state plan timing requirements with ACE regulations. The other is a proposed federal plan. READ MORESHARE
A federal lawmaker from California is slamming the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service for its mishandling of an application submitted by Aemetis Inc. regarding foreign investment for its proposed Riverbank cellulosic ethanol project.
In an effort to further business aviation’s carbon neutrality goals, Avfuel will make sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) available to operators fueling at Jackson Hole Aviation in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Sept. 3-4.
The Canadian government announced plans Aug. 27 to invest $4.7 million in Woodland Biofuels, a Toronto-based company that is using gasification and a series of catalytic reactions to convert biomass into renewable fuels.
Enviva Partners LP issued a statement Aug. 20 thanking the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality for its work during a recent comment period and hearing regarding Enviva’s effort to update the permit for its Northampton pellet plant.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has announced Sept. 2 it has approved up to $9.41 million in funding to Hazer Group Ltd. for the construction and operation of a groundbreaking hydrogen production facility. READ MORESHARE
Neste has opened three new commercial fueling sites in California where drivers can refuel on the company’s branded renewable diesel. The three new sites in San Jose, Keyes and Ripon follow the opening of the San Leandro fueling station in March. READ MORESHARE
Electro-Active Technologies Inc. has exclusively licensed two biorefinery technologies invented and patented by the startup’s co-founders while working at the DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The technologies convert organic waste into hydrogen. READ MORESHARE
The U.S. Department of Energy announced Aug. 23 $13.5 million in funding for six projects to develop new approaches to microscopic imaging of plants and microbes, with the goal of advancing bioenergy research.