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December 2019

Dec 19
December 19
Iowa Biodiesel Producers Displeased with EPA’s Oil-Favoring Rule

Biodiesel flatlined in Final Rule on Renewable Fuel Standard volumes 

Dec 17
December 17
Iowa Biodiesel Producers, Farmers Hail Tax Extender Deal

 Eleventh-hour bill from Congress would provide needed relief and certainty

Dec 3
December 3
Iowa Governor Directs Agencies to Buy Diesel Vehicles with B20 Support

Move expected to fuel widespread acceptance of 20 percent biodiesel 


November 2019

Nov 20
November 20
Iowa Biodiesel Advocates Ascend Capitol Hill, Urgently Seeking Tax Credit Extension

Chad Stone of Iowa-based REG elected to serve as chairman of National Biodiesel Board


October 2019

Oct 30
October 30
Iowa Biodiesel Board Urges EPA to Properly Account for RFS Exemptions

At EPA hearing, leaders testify on damage done 

Oct 15
October 15
Iowa biodiesel producers concerned by EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard plan

Small Refinery Exemption accounting may not restore RFS integrity as promised by President

Oct 4
October 4
Iowa biodiesel producers, soybean farmers welcome plan to restore integrity to the RFS

Biofuels, ag leaders unite over halting Small Refinery Exemptions


September 2019

Sep 23
September 23
Western Iowa Energy’s Brad Wilson elected to lead Iowa Biodiesel Board

Board elects new slate of officers at Regional Annual Meeting

Sep 20
September 20
Western Dubuque Biodiesel recognized for exemplary safety record

Iowa company earns OSHA safety award for 1 million hours with zero lost-time accidents

Sep 3
September 3
Opinion research shows RFS policy support is key Iowa voter issue

Iowa Biodiesel Board releases data showing 78 percent of voters support expanding biofuels under Renewable Fuel Standard


July 2019

Jul 31
July 31
Iowa Biodiesel Board Implores EPA to Raise Biodiesel Gallons Under RFS

Higher volumes needed to offset small refinery exemptions, leaders testify at hearing 

Jul 5
July 5
Iowa Biodiesel Board, Farmers Dismayed by EPA Proposal

 EPA’s proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes effectively roll back biodiesel


May 2019

May 1
May 1
Iowa Biodiesel Industry Calls ‘Mayday’ at Capitol Hill Rally for Tax Incentive

Iowa Biodiesel Board applauds Iowa Congressional leaders in urgently needed action


April 2019

Apr 4
April 4
First-term U.S. Rep. Finkenauer Steps up to the Plate on Biodiesel Tax Credit

Iowa Biodiesel Board applauds democratic representatives for House leadership in urgent need 


March 2019

Mar 6
March 6
Biodiesel Supporters Demonstrate Policy Success at State Capitol

More than half of diesel fuel in Iowa contains biodiesel, Iowa Biodiesel Board tells lawmakers 


February 2019

Feb 11
February 11
Iowa Members of Congress Lead Charge for Biodiesel Tax Credit

Iowa Delegation signs on to letter urging quick passage of multi-year extension 


January 2019

Jan 23
January 23
Iowa-based Casey’s General Stores Honored by National Biodiesel Industry for Energy Leadership

Comprehensive state policies encourage retailers to expand availability for biodiesel to consumers

Jan 22
January 22
Iowa Biodiesel Board Praises State Fuel Marketers for Inspirational Change

PMCI changes name to FUELIowa, better representing variety of fuels offered by members

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