Representatives all segments of the biomass-based diesel value chain sent a letter to congressional leaders today, urging them to include a retroactive, multi-year extension of the biodiesel tax incentive as part of a comprehensive budget negotiation or continuing resolution.
More than 50 organizations representing a variety of energy, agriculture, business, transportation and real estate stakeholders are urging Congress to approve a multi-year extension of a series of expired tax benefits, including the $1-a-gallon credit that subsidizes biodiesel, before the end of the year.
The International Trade Commission (ITC) voted unanimously that the U.S. biodiesel industry has been disadvantaged by imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia, a move that could pave the way for countervailing duties to be put in place by the end of the year.
Following negotiations with Argentine leaders last week, the U.S. Commerce Department could issue a final determination– perhaps as early as today – regarding countervailing duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2017 - The Commerce Department found that biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia are sold into the U.S. below fair value, handing the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) a win in the preliminaries of its dumping case.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017 – Last week was one for the ages in the biofuels space. The week began with what had become a familiar theme for those following developments of the Environmental Protection Agency's governance of the Renewable Fuel Standard.