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    Diesel group, biodiesel producers come together in fight against natural gas

    The fight to be the most popular fuel for commercial trucks wages on between the natural gas and clean diesel factions, with alt-player biodiesel joining forces with the Diesel Technology Forum team. The National Biodiesel Board joined up with the forum to improve diesel's reputation in ...

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    Biodiesel producers could help clean the Gulf; ethanol is unwelcome in VA

    CytoSol Biosolvent in use – Click above to watch video after the jump
    CytoSol Biosolvent is not a new technology. It's been tested and used in oil spills all the way from Japan to California to Puetro Rico over the last 15 years. But, now, with the Gulf Oil Spill requiring a lot of ...

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    Truckstop operators want their biodiesel back - and the $1-per-gallon tax credit

    According to the real-time counter on the homepage of the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), it's been 108 days since the $1.00 per gallon biodiesel tax credit expired. With an entire industry stalled and no clear end to the biodiesel purgatory in sight, more and more groups are petitioning their ...

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    Biodiesel board announces sustainability principles

    The National Biodiesel Board has completed it's annual conference meeting in San Francisco and one of the larger announcements are new rules for sustainable biodiesel. A Sustainability Task Force met during the event and developed and passed the principles that demonstrate their claimed commitments ...

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    National Biodiesel Board considers All Things Biodiesel

    Biodiesel information makes up a healthy percentage of our posts on AutoblogGreen, but if you're craving more, check out AllThingsBiodiesel, the new site set up by the National Biodiesel Board. The site was introduced at the recent National Biodiesel Conference.Intended as "a one-stop marketplace ...

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    Wal-Mart might start using biodiesel in America's largest private truck fleet

    There's an argument you sometimes hear from SUV fans that increasing the MPG rating of a Hummer by a little bit makes a bigger difference than increasing the MPG numbers on a fuel-efficient standard (i.e., non-hybrid) Civic. The idea is that Hummers use so much fuel to get around that changing ...

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    2006 U.S. biodiesel production triple that of 2005, ethanol up by 20 percent

    Perhaps that prediction of a biodiesel glut will come true. The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) is certainly reporting we're making a lot more biodiesel, with the recent announcment that U.S. biodiesel production will likely triple in 2006, to 250 million gallons. Government incentives are the main ...

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    New biodiesel specifications will keep particulate filters clean

    By now, we know all about the new ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel widely available throughout the States, but where does biodiesel fuel stand in relation to new emissions policies and technologies?At the beginning of October, the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) released a new ...

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    AmandaAcrossAmerica checks out biodiesel

    As part of AutoBlogGreen's continuing coverage of Amanda Congdon's coast to coast journey across America, I wanted to let you know about her crew's latest episode. As mentioned in ABG's interview with Amanda, they visited the Nation BioDiesel Board in Jefferson City, Missouri. The National ...

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    Making orange green: UT makes its own biodiesel

    Similar to Jacksonville's internal biodiesel production but on a smaller scale, the University of Tennessee is working on a self-sustained project of their own. Project leader Scott Curran, a senior engineering student, says they can produce 200 gallons of B20 in one week from leftover vegetable ...

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    Find biodiesel fuel with a phone call

    Can't find biodiesel fuel while traveling cross country? The National Biodiesel Board today launched a toll-free hotline to help truckers and motorists find retail pumps anywhere in the . The announcement was made at the Great American Trucking Show. The hotline is staffed 24/7 and will use mapping ...

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    Austin, Texas has more B20 than your town

    The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) would like everyone to know that there is more to Austin, Texas than live music: it's also the town with the most retail stores selling biodiesel (B20) in the United States. Coincidentally, there are twenty B20 pumps in Austin, most of them recently-biodieseled ...

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    Quality biodiesel could mean doubled production soon

    National Biodiesel Board executive director Joe Jobe told Illinois Farm Bureau directors that biodiesel production in 2006 should be 150 million gallons, double the 2005 amount. The catch is that this biodiesel has to be quality stuff, man. Low-quality fuel, like the thing in Minnesota with poor ...


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