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Study: Soybean Oil for Biofuels has Limited Impact on Overall Food Prices

The United Soybean Board partnered with Purdue University on a Food and Fuel study to evaluate whether the increased use of soybean oil in biofuels has contributed to the rising retail prices of food products for consumers. Among the study’s findings was an expanded crush for oil to meet biofuel demand created increased availability for …

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University of Michigan, Delta Partner on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Project

Collaboration comes as U-M announces new sustainability actions The University of Michigan is partnering with Delta Air Lines to help spur the availability and widespread adoption of sustainable aviation fuel and reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions resulting from university-sponsored travel. Under Delta’s SAF program, participating institutions provide financial contributions toward SAF use and can claim …

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Michigan Plant Rebirth Keeps Biodiesel Flowing

W2 Fuel believes in environmental benefits of biodiesel Like a cat with nine lives, a biodiesel production plant in Adrian, Michigan, faced down multiple business and economic challenges over the years. Thanks to W2 Fuel, it’s now a thriving operation that brings sustainable, renewable biodiesel fuel to Midwest customers. “W2 Fuel believes in alternatives to …

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Evergreen Grease Service Achieves a Near-zero Carbon Footprint with B100

Evergreen deploys 100% biodiesel with Optimus’ Vector System in their semi-trucks Evergreen Grease Service, Inc. (Adrian, Michigan) has installed The Vector System in two of its semi-trucks, reducing carbon emissions from these trucks to near-zero, with plans to convert the whole fleet by 2022. This move is a major step towards Evergreen’s goal of reducing …

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Webinar: Why Biobased Products are a Hot Topic for Today

Description: A new White House Executive Order is adding more momentum for biobased products on the 20th Anniversary of the USDA BioPreferred Program. The United Soybean Board (USB) has decades of experience in innovating with biobased products in partnership with manufacturers, such as Goodyear. USB is also introducing these products for sustainability strategies in cities, …

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USDA Hosting Educational Webinars for Biofuel Funding Opportunity (HBIIP)

$100 million available to boost biofuels across the U.S. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has opened a 90-day application window for Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program grants. The cost-share grants can meet up to 50% (or $5 million) of eligible costs for projects that install, retrofit or upgrade infrastructure to support consumer access to B5 and …

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