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SCS Certifies Manuelita, First Producer of Biodiesel Palm in Latin America to ISCC

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Manuelita achieved International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC), which validates their commitment to environmentally and socially responsible production of biofuels, as well as the supply of sustainable raw materials free from deforestation. SCS Global Services confirmed from its assessment in November 2017 that Manuelita demonstrated compliance with the ISCC requirements.

'The X-Files' Creator Chris Carter Earns Vancouver Film Festival Award for Environmental Efforts on Set

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At a Vancouver International Film Festival luncheon on October 7, The X-Files creator Chris Carter accepted the festival's 2016 Industry Builder Award for his role in leading efforts behind the scenes to make production as environmentally sustainable as possible.

Albertsons Companies Increases the Use of Biodiesel for its Truck Fleets

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As one of the country’s largest food and drug retailers, Albertsons Companies is actively pursuing the goal of reducing waste and minimizing our environmental impact. We look for opportunities to lower the carbon footprint in our stores, offices, facilities and distribution centers across all of our banners (including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons and Pavilions).

GM Recognized for Biodiesel Innovation

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The National Biodiesel Board honored GM with this year’s Innovation Award for the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel. Each year the Innovation Award goes to the individual, organization or company with the best idea, new product, research results, invention or marketing strategy to further biodiesel.

Toyota + Future Transportation: A Biodiesel Partnership with Alabama A&M University

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Toyota's Huntsville plant is partnering with Alabama A&M University to explore possible applications of biofuel. We've created a closed-loop system by sending waste oil from our cafeteria to the university, and getting back biodiesel for use in on-site trucks.

Eastman Among Recipients of Awards from Clean Fuels Coalition

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Eastman Chemical Co., the city of Kingsport and the Black Bear Solar Institute are all recipients of the 2013 Davy Crockett Volunteer Spirit Award, an accolade presented to alternative fuel leaders in the region by the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition.

All three benefited their communities by reducing petroleum consumption, improving air quality, and educating the public on the benefits of cleaner fuels, the coalition said in a written announcement of the awards.

Intertek Presents Fuel Quality and Stability Solutions at IASH 2013 Conference in Rhodes

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Rhodes, Greece, October 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, presented and exhibited important fuel stability testing, inspection and certification services during the 2013 International Association for Stability, Handling and Use of Liquid Fuels (IASH) conference in Rhodes, Greece, October 7 -10.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold company, has success with its Biodiesel Project

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February 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia inaugurated their biodiesel fueling station, which processes used cooking oil from the mess halls, cafeterias and homes in and near the mining operations in Papua, Indonesia. The fueling station currently serves light vehicles and the target is that heavy equipment will also utilize the biodiesel fuel.

Biodiesel production at PT Freeport Indonesia has reached 500 to 900 liters per month and production is increasing. Low emissions from biodiesel fuels will help to support a healthy working environment.

Lawmakers Ask for Fuel Cell Tax Breaks; the Fraser Institute Ranks Five Best Places for Oil and Gas investments; EPA Raises Biofuels Targets for 2013 - Energy Minute for September 21, 2012

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Two Connecticut lawmakers are proposing legislation for new tax incentives to boost development of fuel cells. The state is home to two of the largest manufacturers, Fuel Cell Energy and UTC Power in South Windsor. The technology has been used broadly around the state, and is beginning to find more commercial applications nationwide.

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