Fueling Virginia Jobs and Economic Development
On September 29th, Virginia Clean Cities hosted the Virginia Biodiesel Conference at JMU’s Festival Grand Ballroom. The conference utilized an open meeting style, and specifically focused on several topics including: tax credits, quality control, incentives and funding, market barriers, the debate of food vs. fuel, and legislation and policy. Attendees were able to create focus areas and participate in dynamic breakout sessions. Participants included representatives from state and local government, the biodiesel and petroleum industries, university representatives, vehicle fleet operators, biodiesel producers, and interested members of the general public.
Conference Page – Session results will be posted here
Virginia’s biodiesel industry landscape is changing as it is impacted by policy, technology, and the economy. Through the Virginia Biodiesel Conference, Virginia Clean Cities seeks to convene a broad cross-section of people and organizations working to strengthen Virginia’s biodiesel industry and to promote clean alternative fuels.