• November 30, 2021

    Airbus and Rolls-Royce report positive initial results using all-sustainable aviation fuel in an A350 with Trent XWB engines. For the first time, researchers are studying the effectiveness of burning 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in both engines of a commercial passenger jet. Researchers from Airbus, Rolls-Royce, the German research center DLR and SAF producer [...]

  • May 24, 2021

    10 YEARS OF THE CALIFORNIA LCFS The California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (Assembly Bill 32) established the first-ever Low Carbon Fuel Standard (or “LCFS”). The objective of the program was to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the state’s transportation sector, while also lessening dependence on petroleum. The LCFS achieves GHG reductions by requiring [...]

  • April 21, 2021

    Reps. David Schweikert, R-Ariz.; Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio; and Carol Miller, R-W.V., on April 19 joined House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., in announcing a bill to improve and extend the 45Q tax credit for carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). The bill, H.R. 2633, was introduced April 16 and referred to the House Committee on Ways [...]

  • March 9, 2021

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts on March 8 announced that ground-breaking research conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with support from the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services clearly demonstrates that E30 is safe for long-term use in non-flex fuel vehicles (FFVs). “The research partnership between the State and the University clearly demonstrates that E30 is a [...]

  • June 25, 2020

    Automobile manufacturers such as Nissan, Chevy, Tesla, BYD, and others have successfully elevated battery-powered electric cars, vans, and even buses from being niche, expensive, and poor-performing transportation solutions to becoming mainstream and affordable with marked improvements in performance and range. But a BloombergNEF forecast shows that the 2040 market penetration of these EVs remains a [...]

  • January 30, 2020

    (Reuters) - A U.S. court decision last week striking down three biofuel waivers that the Environmental Protection Agency gave oil refineries in 2017 has cast doubt on the legitimacy of dozens of other EPA exemptions granted under similar circumstances, according to industry experts and agency data. That spells uncertainty for a handful of independent refiners [...]

  • August 14, 2019

    "Two degrees Celsius may not seem like much, but on our planet, it could be the difference between thriving life and a disastrous climate. Over two centuries of burning fossil fuels have added up, and global decision-makers and business leaders are focusing in on carbon emissions as a key issue." - Iman Ghosh, Visual Capitalist [...]

  • February 6, 2019

    "The expanded Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2) has resulted in aggregate GHG emissions reductions from the use of biofuels, which exceed the original projections from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule for the first 10 years of its implementation. The RFS2 has resulted in significant GHG reductions, with cumulative CO2 savings of nearly 600 million [...]

  • January 23, 2019

    In California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decisive ruling upholding California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard – the state’s landmark program to reduce climate pollution from the fuel used in cars and trucks. The court sided with California on all issues in the case, dismissed challenges to the Low Carbon Fuel Standard on [...]

  • March 30, 2018

    "MUMBAI: As expected, the EB-5 visa programme has been extended for six months, up to September 30, 2018. This extension is part of the spending bill, funding the US federal government, which was passed by the US Parliament and signed by President Trump. As this is a mere extension and not an amendment to the EB-5 programme, [...]