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Biodiesel: Today's Solution for Meeting Renewable Energy Goals

Biodiesel:
Today's Solution for Meeting Renewable Energy Goals

Thursday, 27 August 2020
1pm EDT / 10am PDT / 6pm BST / 7pm CEST
Sponsored By

Overview

With many states and localities increasingly exploring public policy options to lower carbon emissions, biodiesel is an affordable and accessible solution for many.

Please join us for a lively conversation about the benefits of biodiesel and how public and private organizations have adopted this cleaner-burning fuel in their transportation operations.

Made from soybeans, used cooking oil and other renewable feedstock, biodiesel is designated as an advanced biofuel under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Renewable Fuel Standard and the California Air Resources Board’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard. It provides a minimum lifecycle carbon reduction of 50 percent when compared to petroleum diesel.

What You Will Learn

In this webinar, attendees will be presented with these takeaways:

  • Discover the sustainability practices that soybean farmers use when growing their crop that is used to make biodiesel
  • Learn about the environmental and health benefits of using biodiesel
  • Gain insights from companies and government fleets that use biodiesel in their operations
  • Find out how to incorporate biodiesel into sustainability goals and reporting

Additional Resources:

Illinois Soybean Association on: Twitter Instagram Facebook

Speakers

Bailey Arnold
Senior Manager of Clean Air Initiatives
American Lung Association

Bailey is an environmental science and sustainability professional has been with the American Lung Association for more than four years in a grant management role, focusing on the adoption of alternative fuels and technologies.

Steve Klein
Senior Marketing Manager
Renewable Energy Group Inc.

Steve leads efforts to promote the economic and value-added benefits of integrating biodiesel and other alternative fuels into distributor and retailer fuel programs for North America's largest producer of biodiesel.

Kaleb Little
Director of Communications
National Biodiesel Board

Kaleb Little serves as the Director of Communications for the National Biodiesel Board. Kaleb joined NBB in 2010 and is a graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in agricultural communications and journalism.

Doug Winter
Farmer

Doug Winter operates a 3,000-acre grain farm in southeastern Illinois producing soybeans (commercial and seed), corn (generic, food grade and specialty), wheat, and grain sorghum. He is a fifth-generation farmer managing land that was first purchased, cleared and drained by his great-great grandfather in 1869.

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