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    Massive $1.2B renewable diesel facility planned for Port of Greater Baton Rouge

    Originally posted by Stephanie Riegel | November 10, 2020 | Greater Baton Rouge Business Report | Original Article The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is poised to approve at a special meeting tonight an agreement that will pave the way for the development of one of the largest renewable ener...

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    LCF Member in the News: REG Plans Expansion of Geismar Renewable Diesel Plant

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | October 7, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article Renewable Energy Group Inc. (REG), a company that specializes in transforming renewable resources into clean fuels, says it plans to undertake a capacity expansion of its Geismar, La., biorefinery, from its current...

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    RNG’s Untapped Potential

    Originally posted by Michael Bakas, EVP Distributed Energy Systems, Ameresco | May 4, 2020 | Biofuels Digest | Original Article In the final weeks of 2019, the American Gas Foundation updated its nearly decade-old report assessing the market and technical potential for renewable natural gas (R...

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    Biodiesel Giving Back During COVID-19

    Originally published by the National Biodiesel Board While the global pandemic remains a focus across every industry, biodiesel supporters are banding together to help others in need. "I'm proud to see the response from others in our industry stepping up to help in their own ways," said National B...

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    On-Road RNG Use Continues to Rise

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | April 20, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article NGVAmerica and the RNG Coalition say 39% of all on-road fuel used in natural gas vehicles in 2019 was renewable natural gas (RNG). Captured above ground from organic material in agricultural, wastewate...

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    KeHE Distributors invests in a renewable natural gas powered trucks

    Originally posted by US Gas Vehicles | March 24, 2020 | Original Article KeHE Distributors, a leading natural & organic, fresh and specialty distributor has partnered with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to add low-carbon emission trucks fueled with renewable natural gas (RNG) to their California flee...

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    UPS Utilizes RNG to Help Reach Sustainability Goals

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | February 4, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article UPS says it has entered into multi-year renewable natural gas (RNG) agreements with Kinetrex Energy and TruStar Energy. Together, these two contracts will supply UPS with up to 80 million gallon ...

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    New Orleans RTA secures grant for 19 new biodiesel-powered buses

    Originally posted by Jessica Williams | December 2, 2019 | The New Orleans Advocate | Original Article A new fleet of buses will soon be rolling along the streets of New Orleans. The Regional Transit Authority has been awarded a $7.2 million federal grant to buy 19 new 35-foot buses, the agency an...

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    House Passes Bill That Includes Alternative Fuel Tax Credits

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | December 17, 2019 | NGT News | Original Article The House this week passed a tax extenders package that includes an extension of the $0.50/gallon alternative fuel excise tax credit, along with other measures important to the clean-fuel transportation indust...

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    LCF Member in the News: RNG Coalition announces SMART Initiative

    Originally posted by Canadian Biomass | December 9, 2019 | Original Article The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) announced the Sustainable Methane Abatement and Recycling Timeline (SMART) Initiative at the RNG 2019 conference last week in Dana Point, Cal., casting the vision for ...

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    Turning Landfill Gas Into Renewable Natural Gas

    Originally posted by Johnna Crider | November 2, 2019 | Clean Technica | Original Article Landfill gas is created by landfills, which account for 16% of the human-caused (anthropogenic) methane emissions in America. This is not what many people worry about when they think of greenhouse ga...

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    Manure, trash and wastewater: U.S. utilities get dirty in climate fight

    Originally posted by Nichola Groom | Reuters | Original Article PIXLEY, Calif. (Reuters) - Joey Airoso has always been proud of his cows, whose milk goes into the butter sold by national dairy company Land O'Lakes. Now he has something new to brag about: the vast amounts of gas produced b...

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    REG Madison Biodiesel Plant Celebrates Updates

    Originally posted as a REG press release | April 23, 2019 | Renewable Energy Group | Original Article DeForest Business Holds Open House and Donates New Equipment to DeForest Windsor Fire & EMS DEFOREST, WI. – April 16, 2019 - Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI), the largest bi...

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    RNG Coalition: Renewable Natural Gas On-Road Fuel Use Reaches Historic High

    Originally posted as a news release by RNG Coalition | Original Article Biomethane Motor Fuel Use Marks 577% Increase Over Last Five Years Washington, DC– Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) today announced that 32 percent...

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    Waste Management's New CNG Fleet in Louisiana

    Waste Management recently implemented a new CNG fleet of garbage trucks which will service several parishes in Louisiana. WM is replacing diesel trucks with 24 trucks that run on compressed natural gas (CNG) instead, reducing diesel usage by about 400.000 gallons a year. "Waste Management is plea...

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    Grassley, Wyden introduce tax extenders bill

    Originally posted by Erin Voegele | Feb. 28, 2019 | Biomass Magazine | Original Article On Feb. 28, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced legislation to extend 29 tax credits, including those that benefit producers of renewable di...

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    ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group Partner with Clariant to Advance Cellulosic Biofuel Research

    Originally posted as a REG Press Release | January 23, 2019 | Renewable Energy Group | Original Article Partnership to expand on joint ExxonMobil and REG research into cellulosic biodiesel Clariant’s sunliquid® technology to facilitate creation of compatible cellulosic sugars Object...

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    Diamond Green Diesel Expanding Production to 275 Million Gallons Annually

    Darling Ingredients Inc. is expanding the Diamond Green Diesel (DGD) facility in Norco, La., to increase annual production capacity from 160 million gallons of renewable diesel to 275 million gallons. The incremental cost per gallon of renewable diesel production for the expansion is estimated to...

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