Glass Associates, Inc.
and Sustainability of Renewable Fuels
variety of government programs in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere
world potentially affect companies developing biofuels or other
fuels. In many countries, new motor vehicle or aviation fuels
approved or certified by a government agency before they can be
In addition, renewable fuels may need to be accepted under
schemes such as the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard or the EU
Directive in order to qualify for the credits or other economic
under such regulations. D. Glass Associates, Inc. (DGA) can
fuel companies in planning for, and compliance with, such
including the following.
planning for and compliance with the
U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard.
DGA can analyze
whether the fuels a company is developing qualify as
“renewable fuels” under
the RFS, and for those fuels not covered under any
can coordinate the preparation and filing of new pathway
also help companies producing renewable fuels plan for
the issuance of
Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), and we can
assist in liaison
to EPA on
most matters pertaining to the RFS.
the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard.
DGA can assess
whether a fuel is covered under the Low Carbon Fuel
administered by the California Air Resources Board
(ARB). We can help
prepare and file Method 2A or 2B petitions to have new
sell new renewable fuels.
Over and above the requirements of the federal RFS, fuel
manufacturers must have their fuels certified for sale
and use in the
motor vehicle fuels, certification must be obtained from
the U.S. EPA
CFR Part 79. The approval process for civilian and
more complicated, and involves engine testing for
with common aircraft engines, in conformance with
DGA can help companies navigate either certification
renewable fuel standards and
sustainability programs outside the U.S.
DGA can help companies understand the impact of
elsewhere in the world, such as European Union Renewable
we can assist in the needed steps to have a fuel pathway
sustainable in order to comply with such regulations.
matters for renewable fuel
DGA can assist in applying for and obtaining
certain permits required for fuel production in the
Fuel Plant permits from the U.S. Treasury Department
and Trade Bureau (TTB) and other permits for biofuel
and legislative activity
relating to biofuels and bio-based chemicals, including
international public policy matters, and provide
periodic reports to
management, or assist in government relations efforts in
Glass, Ph.D. has over 30
years experience in the biotechnology
including extensive experience with the regulation of industrial
and recent experience managing regulatory affairs for a major U.S.
fuels company. Dr. Glass has advised several leading biofuels
impact of biotechnology regulations on their activities. He has
coordinated the preparation and filing with the U.S. EPA of a new
petition under the Renewable Fuels Standard, and has successfully
Medium Alcohol Fuel Producer permit from the U.S. Alcohol and
Biofuels and Biofuel
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