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February 9, 2010

GM Adds B-20 Biofuel Capability to Heavy-Duty Lineup

GRAPEVINE, TX - General Motors' new Duramax 6.6L turbo diesel engine has been substantially revised to include B-20 capability, as well as meet strict new emissions standards effective this year.

January 28, 2010

NAFA Requests a Restoration of the Federal Tax Credit for Biodiesel

PRINCETON, NJ - NAFA Fleet Management Association is urging fleet management professionals to write their local Senators in support of extending the tax credit for biodiesel, which expired December 31, 2009.

January 20, 2010

Minnesota Temporarily Waives 5 Percent Biodiesel Mandate

ST. PAUL, MN - The Minnesota Department of Commerce has temporarily waived the 5-percent biodiesel mandate for No. 1 diesel fuel in the state due to cold weather.

January 5, 2010

Biodiesel Industry Suffers as Tax Credit Ends

OKLAHOMA CITY - With the expiration of a federal tax credit that provided makers of biodiesel $1 for every gallon, some U.S. biodiesel producers say they will shut down without the government subsidy.

December 23, 2009

NBB Releases Study on Critical Importance of Biodiesel Tax Credit

WASHINGTON - The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) released a study conducted which examined the economic impact of the biodiesel industry and the negative consequences of allowing the credit to lapse. The biodiesel tax incentive is currently set to expire on December 31, 2009.

November 17, 2009

U.S. Foodservice-Atlanta Begins Fueling Fleet With Biodiesel

FAIRBURN, GA - U.S. Foodservice-Atlanta has become the first major foodservice distributor in Georgia to run its entire delivery fleet on biodiesel fuel.

October 6, 2009

NBB VP Testifies Before U.S. House Committee on Importance of Extending Biodiesel Tax Credit

WASHINGTON - Manning Feraci, Vice President of Federal Affairs for the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), testified before the U.S. House Committee on Small Business regarding the pressing need to extend and reform the biodiesel tax incentive.

September 8, 2009

Avista Service Trucks to Use Biodiesel

SPOKANE, WA - Avista began testing the use of the B-20 blend of biodiesel in two flatbeds, a line truck, and a bucket truck in August.

March 6, 2009

Green Mountain Power Adds First Hybrid Bucket Truck to Fleet

With the new hybrid technology, GMP expects to reduce fuel usage up to 60 percent, idling time by 87 percent, and lower maintenance costs.

November 1, 2008

New Work Engines of Tomorrow

From hybrids to electric vehicles, it is important to have the right fuel to drive down fuel costs.

October 21, 2008

U.S. Congress Extends Biodiesel Tax Credit

WASHINGTON – U.S. President George W. Bush signed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 into law Oct. 3, shortly after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the legislation with a 263 to 171 vote.

October 14, 2008

New Biodiesel Specifications Published by ASTM International

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA – Higher costs at the pump, renewable energy, and alternate sources continue to headline today’s news, and a group of newly published ASTM International specifications sets the standard for one type of these fuels: biodiesel.

September 9, 2008

National Biodiesel Conference & Expo Set for Feb. 1–4, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The National Biodiesel Conference has been set for Feb. 1–4, 2009, at the San Francisco Marriott Moscone.

September 3, 2008

Amiworld Plans to Increase its Diesel and Biodiesel Production by 300 Percent

NEW YORK – Amiworld Inc. has announced a strategic plan to increase both diesel and biodiesel production by at least 300 percent at the company’s South American facility

July 2, 2008

ASTM Approves New Biodiesel Blend Specifications

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The ASTM International D02 Main Committee approved a trio of long-awaited ASTM specifications for biodiesel blends.

July 1, 2008

Industry Groups Address Expanding Biodiesel Use

Government mandates to increase renewable fuels production have prompted a growing use of biodiesel. Industry groups are setting standards for quality and monitoring the fuel’s production, transport, and storage.

July 1, 2008

Alliant Switches Fleet Vehicles to Biofuels

Fleet operations at Madison, Wis.-based Alliant Energy Corp. uses biofuels to contribute to the company’s larger overall goal of using renewable energy sources as much as possible.

June 24, 2008

ASTM Fuels Subcommittee Votes to Approve Biodiesel Blend Specifications

VANCOUVER, B.C. – In a landmark vote, the fuel experts of ASTM Subcommittee E voted overwhelmingly to recommend the passage of finished specifications for biodiesel blends.

March 12, 2008

Study: Many Biodiesel Blends Inaccurately Calibrated

FALMOUTH, Mass. --- While sampling blended biodiesel fuels purchased from small-scale retailers, researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution found that many of the blends do not contain the advertised amount of biofuel.

February 12, 2008

Florida Utility Earns Biodiesel Industry Award

ORLANDO, FL – Florida Power & Light (FPL) took home top honors at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, held in Orlando, Fla.

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