EPA denies gap year SRE petitions The U.S. EPA announced Sept. 14 it will deny “gap-year” small refinery exemption (SRE) petitions filed by oil refineries in an effort to circumvent a January 2020 ruling by Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.READ MORE SHARE
DOE opens RFI on bioenergy workforce developmentThe U.S. Department of Energy on Sept. 8 issued a request for information (RFI) regarding bioenergy workforce-development methods and tools available, as well as those needed in the U.S. Responses can be filed through Nov. 2.
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Natural Resources Canada invests in CRB Innovations Natural Resource Canada has announced a $4.5 million investment in CRB Innovations, which is developing commercial pilot project to convert forestry residuals and other biomass into intermediate products that can be used to produce fuel and plastic.READ MORE SHARE
Elkem to build biocarbon pilot plant in CanadaElkem has decided to invest in a new biocarbon pilot plant in Canada. The project aims to secure industrial verification of Elkem’s technology for renewable biocarbon, with a long-term goal of contributing to climate-neutral metal production. READ MORE SHARE