Sustainability Stories

Hutchinson Salt Company: Miners Breathe Better Below Ground with B100

Kansas Salt Mine Marks Long-Time Success with High Blend of Biodiesel The Hutchinson Salt Company recognized the indoor air quality benefits of 100% biodiesel (B100) back in 2003 when the salt mine first tested the fuel in an underground loader. Today, 17 years later Hutchinson Salt Company continues to rely on B100 to improve air…

Press Release: Science Students, Rise to the Challenge! Apply for a Scholarship to National Biodiesel Conference

College scientists can apply until Nov. 8 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenna Higgins Rose 573-808-0815 jenna@rosemedia.biz JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The National Biodiesel Board invites university students majoring in scientific fields of study, and who have a passion for biodiesel as an energy innovation on the rise, to apply for a special opportunity. Student members…

Press Release: Biodiesel Board Announces Matt Herman, New Director of Environmental Science

Carbon Reduction Continues to Take Center Stage in Growth of Industry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kaleb Little 573-635-3893 klittle@biodiesel.org JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The National Biodiesel Board welcomed Matt Herman as the organization’s new Director of Environmental Science today. Matt is an experienced sustainability professional with deep experience using life cycle assessment to measure the environmental attributes of biodiesel,…

Biofuels International: Governor’s Plan to Eliminate Internal Combustion Engine Hurts California’s Progress Towards Carbon Neutrality

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an order banning all in-state sales of fossil-fueled vehicles by 2035 to help meet the state’s zero-carbon goals. Tyson Keever, chair of the California Advanced Biofuels Alliance, released a statement regarding Governor Newsom’s plan to eliminate the internal combustion engine. “We understand what Governor Newsom is trying to achieve and…

Press Release: Equipment Companies Continue March Toward Increasing Biodiesel in Heating Industry

Decades of R&D paying off in heating industry transition to low-carbon future FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Cody Graham 573-635-3893 cgraham@biodiesel.org JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The home heating industry continues its march toward a low carbon liquid future this week as momentum in the technical space drives ahead. Key advancements in research and development continue to bring all…