Government Fleet Top News

Biodiesel Forum and Technology Roundtable to Be Held Nov. 7

November 1, 2006

DIAMOND BAR, CA – The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) will host the Biodiesel Forum and Technology Roundtable at the AQMD headquarters in Diamond Bar, Calif., on Nov. 7. The forum will to examine the possible role of biodiesel in the context of the Draft Air Quality Management Plan currently under consideration.

The forum will explore the following issues related to biodiesel:

  • Supply perspective of the California Energy Commission in the context of the Governor’s recently announced Bioenergy Action Plan and AB 32 related to greenhouse gas emissions.
  • California Air Resources Board perspective on appropriate biodiesel specifications.
  • Engine manufacturer perspective on engine operation and warranty and issues.
  • Latest emissions research data and planned studies by the National Renewable Energy Lab and the Coordinating Research Council.
  • Production, fuel logistics and handling issues from the perspective of major refiners as well as the biodiesel industry.
  • User experience and lessons learned from the Cities of Glendale and Santa Monica and the National Park Service, Channel Islands NP.

    The meeting will be Webcast for those unable to attend in person. The forum agenda can be found on the AQMD’s Web page at

  • Comment On This Story

    Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
    Leave this field empty:
    * Please note that every comment is moderated.


    Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

    Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

    View All

    Recent Topics

    My agency currently uses live local auction to dispose of surplus assets. We would like to move to on-line. Can anyone give me any...

    View Topic

    Has anyone played with the idea of leasing vehicles' vs. purchasing. And are there any benefits to it. I know Enterprise offers a...

    View Topic

    Fleet Documents

    1055 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

    Sponsored by

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1898 by 38-year-old Frank Seiberling. Goodyear said it is the No. 1 tiremaker in North America and Latin America and Europe's second largest tiremaker.

    Read more