SF Renewable Fuel Company To Pay $27 Million For Fed Export ViolationsThe Justice Department and EPA said S.F.-based Chemoil exported 48 million gallons of bio-diesel from 2011 to 2013, but failed to follow EPA rules.
SF Mayor Says Switch To Renewable Diesel For Transportation Fleet Is CompleteS.F. mayor Ed Lee announced at a summit in Portland, Ore. that San Francisco has completed a switch to renewable diesel at all 53 fueling facilities for the city's diesel vehicle fleet.
Nevada Researchers Trying To Turn Roadside Weed Into BiofuelScientists who've been cultivating gumweed on the University of Nevada campus think they are on the verge of producing diesel fuel, and perhaps someday jet fuel, from a sticky cousin of the sunflower that grows across much of Nevada's high desert.
Bay Area Drivers 1st To Fill Up Tanks With Algae-Based FuelDrivers in the San Francisco Bay Area were the first in the nation to fill up their gas tanks with an algae-based biofuel.
Grease From Bay Area Restaurants A Target For ThievesForget copper wire. Some opportunistic thieves have resorted to stealing restaurant grease to make a quick buck.
Bay Area Marks Earth Day With Conservation EffortsIn Oakland, Sirona Fuels began selling biodiesel Friday morning out of its Blue Sky Bio-Fuels production facility at 851 49th Ave.