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MARC-IV Talks Future of Biofuels

Jim Hibbs of REG (Renewable Energy Group) interviewed MARC-IV’s Steve Howell and Rebecca Richardson at the National Biodiesel Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.  Take a look at what the leading experts are saying about the future of biofuels.  

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MARC-IV staff visit Volkswagen Group of America

This week, Rachel Burton and Rebecca Richardson, of MARC-IV met with several diesel technology instructors across the state of Illinois. Along the way, they stopped and met with trainers from both the Volkswagen and Audi Training Academy about biodiesel fuel.

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MARC-IV talks BIOHEAT at the Atlantic Region Energy Expo (AREE)

Steve Howell from MARC-IV joined Jon Huber from National Oil Heat Research Association (NORA)  and Dr. Tom Butcher from the Brookhaven Institute. The Atlantic Region Energy Expo (AREE) was held at the Atlantic City Convention Center from April 29-May 1, 2014.

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National Association of Farm Broadcasters Talk Food & Fuel

Biodiesel producers had plenty to talk about … and plenty of ears to listen … during the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasters (NAFB) meeting in Kansas City. Makes sense, when you consider how connected the farming and biodiesel industries have been over the years. We caught up with two folks from the National Biodiesel Board at the group’s booth at NAFB: NBB Economist Alan Weber and NBB board member Greg Anderson. Speaking before the EPA had officially released its lowered Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) numbers, Alan said the proposed numbers of 1.28 billion gallons for...

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Alan Weber hits the air waves

During the week of November 14th, M4’s Alan Weber represented the National Biodiesel Board while speaking with RFD Radio and the National Association of Farm Broadcasters.

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M4 advocates for Illinois biodiesel plants this week in DC

Rebecca Richardson of MARC-IV along with Illinois soybean growers attended the National Biodiesel Board meeting this week in Washington, DC. They met directly with U.S. Senator Durbin to discuss the importance for the Biomass-based diesel number to be higher than 1.28 billion gallons to save Illinois biodiesel plants and the jobs and economic activity associated with them.

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