Archive for November, 2003

ASA and NBB Disappointed in Energy Bill Delay

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) today expressed their disappointment that final consideration of the Energy Bill was postponed until next year. The Energy Bill contains the first ever biodiesel tax incentive. Biodiesel is a cleaner burning alternative to petroleum-based diesel that is made primarily from soybeans that are grown … Read More »

ASA Urges USTR to Challenge EU Traceability and Labeling Requirements

The American Soybean Association (ASA), a trade group representing 25,000 U.S. soybean farmers, and other agricultural and food groups today called for the United States to engage in a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement proceeding against the European Union’s (EU) new requirements for the traceability and labeling of food and feed products produced through … Read More »

ASA, NBB Call for Final Push on Energy Bill Passage

Lack of Senate Vote to End Debate Brings New Urgency to Effort The American Soybean Association (ASA) and National Biodiesel Board (NBB) are urging citizens to contact their Senators and ask for their support on the Energy Bill. Senate opponents of the Energy Bill today defeated the motion to invoke cloture. Approval of the motion … Read More »