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March 2017 Issue

Fuels & Supply

NBB Calls Out Illegal Biodiesel Trading

The National Biodiesel Board filed an anti-dumping and countervailing duty petition, making the case that Argentine and Indonesian companies are violating trade laws by flooding the U.S. market with dumped and subsidized biodiesel. The petition was filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International...

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Consumer Energy Alliance Applauds the Latest Keystone XL Decision

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Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) commended the Trump Administration’s State Department for issuing a permit to authorize construction of the long awaited Keystone XL Pipeline. Today’s welcomed authorization helps American families and businesses move...

API’s Jack Gerard Welcomes Federal Approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline

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American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed the State Department’s approval of the cross-border permit needed for the advancement of the Keystone XL pipeline.    “Today’s action to approve...

ACE D.C. Fly-In Underscores Biofuel’s Importance to Rural Economy

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The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and over 70 of its grassroots members are in Washington, D.C., as part of the organization’s ninth annual fly-in March 22 – 23.   “This unique event brings together a group of advocates from all walks...

API Welcomes House Discussion on Improving Ozone Rules

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The American Petroleum Institute (API) welcomed the discussion before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment on the Ozone Standards Implementation Act introduced by Representative Pete Olson (R-Texas). API Senior Director of Regulatory...

U.S. Biomass-Based Diesel Imports Increase 65%, Set New Record In 2016

March 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on U.S. Biomass-Based Diesel Imports Increase 65%, Set New Record In 2016

Principal Contributors: Steve Hanson and Sean Hill     Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly   U.S. imports of biomass-based diesel, which include biodiesel and renewable diesel, increased by...

First Priority GreenFleet Partners with Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District for the Largest Electric School Bus Deployment in the U.S.

March 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on First Priority GreenFleet Partners with Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District for the Largest Electric School Bus Deployment in the U.S.

First Priority GreenFleet, a national leader in clean transportation solutions, is partnering with the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD) to deploy 29 electric school buses and charging infrastructure throughout Sacramento...

Green Commuter Successfully Launches the First All-Electric Vanpool Service in the U.S. Using Tesla Model X, Seven-Passenger SUVs

March 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Green Commuter Successfully Launches the First All-Electric Vanpool Service in the U.S. Using Tesla Model X, Seven-Passenger SUVs

Green Commuter has started vanpool operations in Los Angeles utilizing all-electric seven-passenger SUVs. Green Commuter’s business model is to rent its fleet of zero-emission vehicles for vanpool and car sharing. With its proprietary technology, Green...

California’s Opportunity for VW Mitigation Monies in Clean Diesel Technology

March 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on California’s Opportunity for VW Mitigation Monies in Clean Diesel Technology

California’s effort to improve air quality with $381 million funding from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust would achieve the most immediate and cost-effective benefits for the most people with advanced clean diesel...

EIA Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices Update (Week Ended March 20, 2017)

March 21, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Lower RightComments Off on EIA Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices Update (Week Ended March 20, 2017)

Analysis by Dr. Nancy Yamaguchi   The Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly data on diesel and gasoline retail prices for the week ended March 20, 2017. Prices for both fuels declined during the week, though gasoline retail prices...