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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

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