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Using Biodiesel in Urban Transit Buses Could Reduce Harmful Emissions

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Do transit buses operating on biodiesel emit more or less particulate matter and gases than those using conventional diesel? The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC) has released its latest peer-reviewed study based on laboratory and field experiments. Among other test results, Combustion Chemistry of Biodiesel for Use in … Continue reading

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Coffee grounds could be used to make biodiesel says Bath University

The study, recently published in the ACS Journal Energy & Fuels, explains how the oil can be extracted by soaking the coffee grounds in an organic solvent before being chemically transformed into biodiesel using a process … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Producers Hit DC in Final Push on RFS | Hoosier Ag Today

Biodiesel producers from across the country are in Washington, D.C. this week to make a final push back against the federal government's latest proposal for the amount of biodiesel to be mixed into the nation's fuel supply. Continue reading

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Minnesota to Raise Biodiesel Requirement to 10% Next Year …

Minnesota will become the first state to require that most diesel fuel sold in the warm-weather months be a blend containing 10% biodiesel, the Associated Press reported. Continue reading

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Estimating the Biodiesel Supply Curve | farmdocdaily.illinois.edu

In a post on September 25, the relationship between the profitability of biodiesel production and the quantity of biodiesel produced was examined. It was noted in the post that the responsiveness of biodiesel supply to profits … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Output Seen by Oil World Rising to 24.7 Million Tons

Global biodiesel production will advance to 24.7 million metric tons in 2013 as producers direct more soybean oil, the leading feedstock used for it, toward the fuel amid declining vegetable oil prices, Oil World said. Continue reading

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Fuel Fix Biodiesel can solve the ethanol debate, supporters say

Biodiesel can solve the ethanol debate, supporters say. Continue reading

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Biodiesel Ready to Respond to Obama’s Climate Change Initiative

President Barack Obama spoke at Georgetown University June 25 to unveil his vision on what's needed to prepare for the impacts of climate change, and how the U.S. can lead the global effort to fight it. �This is a serious … Continue reading

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Soybean Farmer Recognized as Friend of Biodiesel | AgWired

kraus1 A Kansas farmer has been recognized by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) for his work for the biodiesel industry. The Kansas Soybean Commission announced that their primary representative on the NBB for the … Continue reading

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S5291-2013 – NY Senate Open Legislation – Establishes a biodiesel …

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends paragraph 7 of subdivision (a) of section 301-b of the tax law to change the current exemption for B20 to include all biodiesel blends. The amount of the exemption is based … Continue reading

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