New Legislation to Boost Cleaner-Burning Biodiesel in Heating Oil
Last year, NYC’s buildings phased out the dirtiest type of heating oil. And, on Sept. 28, the City Council passed Intro 642, a bill requiring buildings to use cleaner biodiesel blends for heating oil. Biodiesel is a clean-burning and renewable diesel replacement fuel that is produced from multiple resources like animal fats, soybean oil, and recycled cooking oil. Biodiesel is the first fuel that was commercially produced across the U.S.