California city switches municipal vehicles to Neste MY renewable diesel

In California, the City of San Leandro, a suburban city in Alameda County, California, has switched all municipal vehicles from using petroleum diesel to...

Marathon asks EPA for hardship waiver from biofuels law

In Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corp, the second-biggest refining company in the United States, asked the Environmental Protection Agency for a hardship waiver exempting one...

Scania says commercial transport can be fossil-free by 2050

In Sweden, a study initiated by Scania found that a fossil-free commercial transport system in the timeframe of the Paris Agreement target is not...

Indonesia government to increase biodiesel mix to 25%

In Indonesia, the government is planning to issue a regulation on the production of 25% biodiesel (B25) early next year. Once issued, the policy...

Fire Waters shows ethanol can replace fossil fuels in the kitchen

In the United Kingdom, a new demonstration site for commercial cooking equipment, Fire Waters, is showing how conventional cooking fuels could easily be replaced...

France limits use of palm oil in Total’s new biorefinery

In France, the Environment Ministry is allowing a limited use of palm oil at Total’s new La Mede biofuel refinery, making many French farmers...

Visegrad 4 team up to promote crop-based biofuels

In Slovakia, the Visegrad 4 (Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) and 31 biofuel companies and associations from Bulgaria, Latvia and Lithuania issued a joint...

Food grain surplus approved for ethanol production

In India, the Cabinet approved a national biofuels policy that now allows food grains to be used to produce ethanol during surplus production years....

Whitefox continues expanding with 7th U.S. installation

In Nebraska, E Energy Adams is to be the first ethanol plant in Nebraska to install a Whitefox ICE system. Nebraska is the second...

DOE selects $3M to advance biofuels, bioenergy and biobased products

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $3 million in funding for advanced biofuels, bioenergy, and biobased products available through...

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New cigarettes good for the environment (but still bad for you)

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