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NBF Hosted Virtual NYC Biodiesel Tour-Sustainable Biodiesel: Improving the Environment and Economy

Apr 8, 2021, 12:33 PM

On March 30, 2021, the National Biodiesel Foundation (NBF) hosted a group of congressional staffers on a virtual tour of biodiesel use in New York City (NYC). The event highlighted the theme Sustainable Biodiesel: Improving the Environment and Economy. In prior years NBF hosted in-person tours; this was the first virtual tour of its type. The event was designed to educate interested congressional staff about New York City’s use of biodiesel as a key part of meeting its environmental goals and how federal biodiesel policies are important to New York City.
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The following videos highlight biodiesel and how biodiesel has helped NYC meet their emissions goals:

· Video 1: (3 min) Features Keith Kerman, NYC Deputy Commissioner & Fleet Administrator Using biodiesel since 2005; uses biodiesel in all buildings both public and private. Helps to improve the air for all New Yorkers. https://youtu.be/tUx8V_Sj97c

· Video 2: (2.23 min) NBF video from 2020 Biodiesel Conference explaining what NBF is and does: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylfdeOdjARc&feature=youtu.be

· Video 3 : (1 minute 30 sec) Features New York City Councilman Costa Constantinides as he shares how biodiesel provides huge benefits throughout the city. https://youtu.be/fisa14vMSzQ

· Video 4
: (5:22 min) REG How We Make Biodiesel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKUlK30VZTE

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