WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Environmental Protection Agency’s standards for renewable fuels have long been a boon for agricultural states. But that is changing under the new EPA director, and that’s causing a backlash in Congress.

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DAVAO CITY — The city officially opened Friday the country’s first biodiesel fuel plant that can convert used oil to environment-friendly biodiesel fuel.

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The Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) is calling on the government to amend the Biofuels Act to allow the use of palm oil as an additive and not just coconut oil as currently mandated by the law.

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BUONG pagmamalaking inihayag ng alkalde ng Dagupan City sa Pangasinan na si Belen Fernandez na ipatutupad na ng siyudad ang proyektong Waste to Energy na lilikha ng diesel fuel at biogas mula sa basura na magiging susi upang tagurian ang lungsod bilang isa sa pinakamalilinis sa Region 1.

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MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Energy (DOE) is undertaking two studies on the implementation of a new roadmap for biodiesel to balance its benefits to coconut farmers and impact to consumers.

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THE Department of Energy (DoE) has issued a circular that sets the standard for coconut methyl ester (CME) in a move that is expected to ensure the effectiveness of the coco-biodiesel when used as fuel either in its pure state or as a blend.

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Amid bids of some groups for a “qualifying study” of outcomes, the Department of Energy (DOE) has indicated that a higher 5.0-percent biodiesel blend by volume may be implemented next year.

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The Energy department said it sees a decision could be reached by the end of the year on the increased biodiesel blend of 5 percent (B5).

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MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Energy (DOE) may delay the implementation to 2016 of the higher blended biodiesel oil to five percent (B5) from two percent, its top official said.

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NEW YORK—The number of global fliers is expected to more than double in the next two decades. In order to carry all those extra passengers, airlines are turning to a technology very few can make work on a large scale: converting trash into fuel.

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