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Stefanik Introduces Renewable Electricity Tax Credit Equalization Act

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) introduced the Renewable Electricity Tax Credit Equalization Act legislation to extend tax credits for electricity produced from closed-loop biomass, open-loop biomass, geothermal, municipal solid waste, qualified hydropower facilities and marine and hydrokinetic facilities.

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Florida Regulators OK RNG for Utility Pipes
The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) on Tuesday approved integrating renewable natural gas (RNG), or biomethane, with traditional gas utility pipeline supplies. The RNG program was authorized for Peoples Gas System, which would be the first utility in the state to offer biogas producers the option of delivering RNG through the utility distribution pipeline system, similar to action taken in other states. More>>

Residential Food Waste Collection Access In The U.S.
This BioCycle Magazine report covers the states with the most #foodwaste dropoff programs. Get the big picture on the state of food waste collection in the U.S. More>>

CDFA Announces Funding For CA Dairy Digester Development Program
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting applications for the Dairy Digester Research and Development Program (DDRDP). The program, which is funded through California Climate Investment dollars, provides financial assistance for the installation of dairy digesters in California to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. More>>

House Agriculture Committee launches Farm Bill webpage, videos
On Dec. 13, the House Agriculture Committee launched a landing page for the 2018 Farm Bill that is designed to provide updates and information related to development of the legislation. "I'm committed to completing a farm bill on time," said House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway, R-Texas. More>>

ABC and 90+ organizations applaud Trump support for biofuels & rally against refinery gimmicks to cut RFS
Recently, the EPA finalized the RVO volumes for 2018 better than expected, but still not to our satisfaction. (See the ABC press releases page for our statement and more detail.) Since then, the refineries have been asking for relief to help their oil profits and Senators like Grassley and Ernst have been pushing back to help our industry and others in biofuels. Now industry is jumping in. See who ABC allied with to create the most leverage possible to support the RFS and our industry. More>>

New app goMkt will connect consumers with excess food in NYC
A new mobile app, goMkt, is launching this week in New York City to connect consumers with restaurants, grocers, cafes and other food service businesses which have excess food product. Retailers can offer "flash sales" to consumers when they have excess food product or if that product is about to pass a "best by" or "use by" date. Users purchase products through the app before picking them up at a retailer. More>>

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ABC Board of Directors Meeting
Monthly meeting of ABC's Board of Directors. More>>

ABC Webinar: How Digester Development Differs by State
Digester development in the US differs from state to state, sometimes significantly. Get a leg up for developing your next project by joining this webinar, based on the popular session at BioCycle REFOR17. Learn why some states are easier to develop your projects in than others and how you can accelerate development timelines on projects in various states. More>>

1/16/2018 - 1/17/2018
Value of Biogas 2018 West
The Canadian Biogas Association's Value of Biogas conferences in western Canada in Abbotsford, BC. More>>

Phosphorus Forum 2018
Join the Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance for a forum addressing critical issues in phosphorus sustainability. The forum offers participants an opportunity to hear from those working on real-world applications of sustainability science and network with industries, scientists, advocates, and policy makers interested in advancing a more efficient and closed-loop phosphorus economy. More>>

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