Topics: Alternative Fuel

"Fiscal Cliff" Legislation Includes Biodiesel Tax Credit

The House and Senate passed legislation Tuesday designed to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, a combination of tax increases for individuals and cuts to government spending. The legislation overwhelmingly passed the Senate, 89-8, and passed the House 257-167, with 85 Republicans voting in favor of the legislation. The legislation includes extensions of some energy tax credits that are important to NATSO members. More

Tolling, Commercialization, Swipe Fees: NATSO Responds to Challenges in 2012

If there was ever a year when NATSO was challenged on all of its major issues, it was 2012. NATSO's top issues--rest area commercialization, tolling and credit card swipe fees--were all in play throughout the year, with a big test early in the year on the rest area commercialization issue. And though we passed the test, there is always more to be done. But NATSO moves into 2013 with optimism and momentum in a positive direction, committed to continue protecting the interests of Interstate-based businesses. More

New Session Added To The NATSO Show on Biodiesel

The NATSO Show will include a session on how to make biodiesel profitable at your travel plaza. More

EPA Inspector General Investigates Renewable Fuel Credit Trading Program

EPA Inspector General has launched an investigation to examine EPA's role in managing the renewable fuels credit trading program, which has been plagued by fraud. More

EPA Issues Draft Proposal To Ensure RIN Authenticity

EPA released a draft proposal last week designed to ensure that RINs are authentic. More

Biofuels Growth Bumping Up Against "Blend Wall"

According to a new report released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), ethanol's market growth could be limited in coming years as the fuel approaches the maximum percentage blending cap set by the RFS2. More

GE Launches New CNG Fueling System

GE and Peake Fuel Solutions last week announced that they have launched an onsite fueling solution known as CNG In a Box that allows easier adoption of compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling options for large and small retailers. More

Reps. Olson and Blackburn Introduce Bill to Stop RIN Fraud

Two legislators introduce the “Stop RIN Fraud Act of 2012” (H.R. 6444). More

EPA Issues New Biodiesel Fuel Requirement

EPA said gasoline refiners must use 1.28 billion gallons of biodiesel in 2013. More

Less than 25 Percent of Trucking Fleets Think Natural Gas Can Replace Diesel in Near Term

25% of trucking executives think natural gas could become a viable alternative to diesel in the foreseeable future. More

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