Category Archives: Biofuels

Aviation Industry Pledges to Stop Carbon Emissions Growth by 2020

An agreement by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) co-signed September 23rd by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and several other international aviation groups at the United Nations Climate Change Summit pledges to stabilize the growth of carbon emissions … Continue reading

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Department of Transportation Announces Air Transportation Center of Excellence

On Friday September 13th, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it will contribute $40 million over the next 10 years to an Air Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) that will focus on increasing aviation efficiencies.  Secretary of Transportation Anthony … Continue reading

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House approves anti-biofuel amendments

On Wednesday, July 23rd, the House of Representatives approved two amendments to the Defense Appropriations bill that could negatively impact the ability of the Department of Defense (DOD) to procure advanced biofuels.  As Mike Breen, Executive Director of Operation Free notes, … Continue reading

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DOD issues contracts to advance biofuels

On Friday May 24, the Pentagon issued three contracts for biofuel construction plant planning capable of producing over 150 million gallons of advanced biofuels at prices that are competitive with fuels derived from oil.  ALPA and our coalition partners fought … Continue reading

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Fight to preserve DOD biofuels work continues

An informative op-ed by Lieutenant Commander Manan Trivedi appeared in The Hill recently regarding the harmful cuts to biofuel funding and energy security.   The piece highlights another critical reason for ALPA to support DOD procurement of advanced biofuels.  While ALPA has … Continue reading

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President Signs National Defense Authorization Act

President Obama signed H.R. 4310, The National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 (NDAA).  The NDAA will allow the Department of Defense (DOD) to procure and refine advanced biofuels capable of powering aircraft and maritime vessels.  ALPA worked hard with our … Continue reading

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House Passes Defense Measure with ALPA Supported Biofuel Language

Last night, the House passed the Fiscal Year 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for (H.R. 4310).  The legislation includes ALPA supported language to allow the Department of Defense (DOD) to procure and produce advance biofuels.  ALPA joined with coalition partners … Continue reading

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