EPA proposes 2020 RVOs, 2021 RVO for biomass-based diesel

The U.S. EPA has proposed to require 20.04 billion gallons of renewable fuels to be blended into the U.S. fuel supply next year, up from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to a rulemaking released by the agency July 5. The agency has proposed to set the 2020 RVO...

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Chobani unveils program to support the ‘future of dairy’

Greek yogurt maker Chobani LLC, the second-largest overall yogurt manufacturer in the United States, announced a comprehensive new program to further its commitment to positive transformation of its “milkshed” — supporting the economic, environmental and social...

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BioCycle REFOR19 Conference Site Tours Announced

The first site tour is GL Dairy Biogas Project, which adds 16 million kWh per year to the local grid. The project is a partnership between ABC members Gunderson Health Systems, Dane County and three farms. The digester at Statz B, the second tour site, utilizes a...

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Poop power: livestock byproducts turn into renewable energy

If you turned on your light switch today, thank a farmer! That's the impressive sentiment I felt after touring a poultry processing facility in South Carolina. I was there as a guest with (ABC Member) Brightmark Energy, my latest social media partnership where we are...

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Grassley Statement on New Threats to RFS

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) today released the following statement in response to recent media reports on new threats to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “For years, Big Oil and its advocates on and off Capitol Hill have worked hard to undermine the RFS and dole...

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New Jersey passes food waste bill favoring landfills and WTE

Following floor amendments, the New Jersey state legislature passed a one-of-a-kind food waste bill yesterday. The recent Senate amendment classifying incinerators as authorized recycling facilities – provided they utilize anaerobic digesters within four years – was...

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