President Bush signs legislation establishing the renewable fuel standard (RFS2) providing a mandate of use of biomass based diesel for obligated parties.
The National Biodiesel Board opens its new "green" headquarters office in Jefferson City, Missouri. The refurbished building offers motion-activated lighting, high-recycled content carpet, skylights, low VOC paint, and solar powered security lighting in the parking lot.
ASTM passes new specification, one that allows for diesel to contain up to B5, and another that sets a new specification for blends of B6 - B20.
The state of Washington begins its B2 state-wide standard.