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December 2010

Dec 17
December 17
Iowa Applauds Passage of Tax Bill Extending Biodiesel Tax Credit

Congressional Action Breeds Optimism for Biodiesel Industry


November 2010

Nov 17
November 17
New National Biodiesel Board Leadership Reflects Importance of Biodiesel to Iowa

Members of the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) convened in St. Louis, Missouri this week for an important semi-annual board meeting and Executive Committee officer elections.


October 2010

Oct 29
October 29
Iowa Biodiesel Board's Randy Olson elected to serve on Leadership Iowa Board of Directors

The Iowa Biodiesel Board is proud to congratulate its Executive Director, Randy Olson, who was elected this week to serve on the Leadership Iowa Board of Governors. 

Oct 18
October 18
Iowa Biodiesel Board responds to Congressional candidate's opposition to biodiesel tax incentive

IBB statement in response to comments made by Congressional candidate Brad Zaun

Oct 12
October 12
Iowa diesel mechanics program boosts biodiesel acceptance

Iowa Biodiesel Board program replicated on a national level to increase consumer confidence


August 2010

Aug 31
August 31
ISU student chosen to lead national biodiesel effort

‘Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel’ initiative grows new crop of energy leaders

Aug 6
August 6
Iowa community college sets national trend in biodiesel business

BQ-9000 designation to ICCC laboratory changes landscape for biodiesel industry


July 2010

Jul 21
July 21
Shop Talk: State touts Iowa diesel mechanics training program as success

Lt. Governor praises Iowa Biodiesel Board for leading effort to ensure biodiesel’s acceptance

Jul 1
July 1
Iowa Biodiesel Board statement on July 1 start to Renewable Fuels Standard

The new federal Renewable Fuels Standard should bring some relief to Iowa's biodiesel producers.


June 2010

Jun 23
June 23
Governor Culver pledges support for federal biodiesel legislation

Iowa Governor Chet Culver, who is Chair of the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, today said  he is “determined” to help get the extension of the federal biodiesel tax incentive passed in Congress.  

Jun 4
June 4
Iowa Biodiesel Board launches new web resource for Iowans

The Iowa Biodiesel Board launched its new website Friday, providing a one-stop shop for Iowans wanting to learn more about biodiesel.


May 2010

May 28
May 28
Iowa Biodiesel Board commends House on tax incentive passage; urges action from Senate

On behalf of  the state’s biodiesel plants, nearly half of which are idled or shuttered, the Iowa Biodiesel Board today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a bill that included extension of the federal biodiesel tax incentive. 

May 27
May 27
Petroleum marketers learn they can't lose with biodiesel

About 100 Iowa petroleum marketers today had a math demonstration.  The state’s biodiesel industry hopes that as a result, more biodiesel will begin to move, putting Iowans back to work and generating economic activity. 

May 21
May 21
Biodiesel industry teams up with petroleum marketers to sell fuel

In an effort to increase biodiesel use through petroleum industry education, the Iowa Biodiesel Board has joined forces with the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa.  The two organizations will host a webinar called “Biodiesel Economics: What’s in it for Me?”


April 2010

Apr 15
April 15
"Commercial" Success: Iowa Biodiesel Industry Enhances Education Campaign

Public Service Announcement to run on television stations in Iowa’s media markets


March 2010

Mar 4
March 4
LOST: One Iowa biodiesel plant

Iowa is sending more than its jobs overseas. We’re potentially shipping off one of Iowa’s best hopes for green industry, economic prosperity, and energy security.

By Al Moander (published in the Des Moines Register, 3/4/10)


February 2010

Feb 4
February 4
Iowa House Subcommittee Votes for Biodiesel Legislation

B5 bill would contribute to Iowa’s economy, energy security


January 2010

Jan 28
January 28
Study Shows Iowans Want Biodiesel in State's Diesel Fuel

Biodiesel legislation would bolster energy security and save local jobs

Jan 21
January 21
Iowa Biodiesel Board Commends Governor; Tells Transportation Committee: "Save our green jobs."

Biodiesel legislation would bolster energy security and save local jobs

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