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2012-08-28 06:23:43

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The Renewable Fuels Standard, (RFS) is critical to maintaining biofuels as a pillar of U.S. energy policy now, and moving into the future. Radical changes to, or the elimination of the RFS all together, will endanger our country's energy security. "The opponents of the RFS are exploiting the drought in the Midwest to roll back a policy they never supported in the first place. This disingenuous attack should be seen for what it really...

2012-08-02 14:21:35

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Senate Finance Committee marked up the Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012, which included key energy efficiency and biofuels tax credit provisions. The Committee's decision to keep these provisions in tact and extend them through 2013 is seen as a major victory for the biofuels industry. Advanced Biofuels Association President, Michael McAdams hailed the mark-up as a tide turning event for the biofuels industry:...

2012-07-18 10:21:28

HONOLULU, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ IN THE PACIFIC - The full power of a U.S. Naval Carrier Strike Force fueled by advanced biofuel is undergoing its first operational test today in the waters of the central Pacific. Calling it a "significant achievement for America's domestic biofuels industry" Advanced Biofuels Association President Michael McAdams is aboard the USS Nimitz for today's naval exercise for a first hand look at how The Great Green Fleet is...

2012-07-09 06:23:11

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Advanced Biofuels Association, ABFA, released this morning the first in a series of InfoGraphics titled Advanced Biofuels - A Matter of National Security on its website, http://tinyurl.com/6wfcu4u. The ABFA series comes at the start of a milestone-making couple of weeks for America's domestic biofuels industry that will have ABFA President Michael McAdams testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee; the Department...

2012-04-26 06:21:24

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Testifying today before the U.S. House Small Business Committee's Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade, Michael McAdams, president, Advanced Biofuels Association - ABFA, said he is, "proud to report to this Committee and to this Congress that America's domestic advanced biofuels industry has moved from the beaker to the barrel, all in record time. And like most parts of our nation's economy, small business and American ingenuity...

2012-03-12 10:08:00

GEISMER, La., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With barrels of biofuel flowing from the success of America's first commercial advanced biofuels plant, the Advanced Biofuels Association, ABFA, takes its online video series, Better Fuels Moment, on the road to get a closer look at its member company Dynamic Fuels and its facility in Louisiana where trucks are lining up to deliver its renewable diesel. The new episode, online today at http://youtu.be/rseM5F-Fnc8, features...

2012-02-15 09:29:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the third episode of Biofuel STAT, released today, BP Biofuels North America President Sue Ellerbusch rejects recent headlines describing the industry as "pixie dust" by declaring "the technology works." "There are lots of stories because it makes good media to talk about that it's pixie dust or fairies out there and people have been working on this for ten years and are we going to have it," Ellerbusch says. "I am here to tell you we...

2012-01-24 10:04:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his annual State of the Union Address, leaders of some of the top biofuels companies in the country are offering their thoughts on the state of America's biofuels industry in a special episode of the Advanced Biofuels Association's Better Fuels Moment online video series. http://youtu.be/kHl_mXpX_1Q The episode features Joel Velasco, senior vice president of Amyris; Jack Huttner, executive vice...

2012-01-17 12:07:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As President Barack Obama prepares his annual State of the Union Address and Congress returns to work on Capitol Hill, many in America's renewable energy industry are asking themselves, does Washington really know biofuels? In its second episode released today, Biofuel STAT, continues to give Washington an exclusive peek into the C-Suite of the nation's top advanced biofuels companies. The newest episode features Lee Edwards, chief...

2011-12-22 09:35:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington now has a peek into the C-Suite of the nation's top advanced biofuels companies as the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA) launches a new online video series, Biofuel STAT. The series gives viewers a unique perspective on the state of America's domestic biofuels industry from its challenges, to its success and its future. The first episode at http://www.advancedbiofuelsassociation.com/ features Wayne Simmons, chief...