Even as President-elect Joe Biden pushes for electric vehicles, the biofuel industry argues he can also make progress on his climate goals by expanding biofuel usage mandates, embracing a low carbon fuel policy and increasing vehicle emissions standards.
A dizzying array of ongoing research projects, with sponsors ranging from the Energy Department to multinational food industry giants, may determine whether carbon credit markets can become a reliable, meaningful source of income for farmers.
House Democrats are proposing a sweeping plan to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions that calls for major increases in land retirement as well as conservation incentives on working lands to keep carbon in the soil.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017 - U.S. imports of biomass-based diesel, which include biodiesel and renewable diesel, increased by 65 percent in 2016 to reach a record level of 916 million gallons, according to a new report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017 - In 2016, the U.S. exported more than 1 billion gallons (68,000 barrels per day) of fuel ethanol, an increase of 26 percent from 2015, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).