Sustainable Fuels

The nation’s transportation sector leads all others in greenhouse gas emissions. As we look to decarbonize travel—including both road transport and aviation—sustainable fuels are increasingly important because we can’t rely on electrification alone. Through biotechnology, our companies are going beyond ethanol and developing low carbon fuels from sustainable sources to keep us moving, including those made from novel feedstocks like industrial waste gases and algae.

Letters, Comments & Testimony
August 30, 2019
BIO's comments on the EPA’s administration of the of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)  program and how it has put the investments made by BIO Member companies at risk and threatens to prevent growth in advanced and cellulosic biofuels as the RFS intended. EPA’s expansion of granting small…
October 31, 2019
October 30, 2019 Docket ID: No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2019-0136 Public Hearing: Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2020 and Biomass Based Diesel Volume for 2021, and Response to the Remand of the 2016 Standards; Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Comments: Good morning. I am Dr…
October 31, 2019
Dear Chairman Tonko, Chairman Pallone, Ranking Member Shimkus, Ranking Member Walden, and Members of the Subcommittee: The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to submit a statement for the record to the to the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and…
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