Associate Members & Affiliated Partners
B20 Supporters in Illinois
Illinois Soybean Association and American Lung Association in Illinois are proud to present the B20 Club Associate Members and Affiliated Partners. These Illinois-based companies and organizations have chosen to distribute and promote B20 because they know it is an efficient, high-quality, reliable fuel that supports customers’ bottom lines and the environment.
Meet the B20 Club Associate Members
Growmark FS is an agricultural supply company, offering sales of seed, crop protection materials, plant nutrients and more. They have incorporated biodiesel into their fleet vehicles, which helps support Illinois soybean growers.
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. is a leading North American advanced biofuels producer and developer of renewable chemicals. For more than a decade, REG has been a reliable supplier of advanced biofuels that meet or exceed ASTM quality specifications. REG currently operates five facilities in Illinois.
Supported by a dedicated rail car fleet and tank assets in Chicago, LA, Bakersfield, Tampa, Cincinnati & New Orleans, Targray Biofuels is one of the fastest growing suppliers of biodiesel in North America. Working closely with fuel retailers, distributors, blenders, terminal operators & truck stops, the company develops innovative, value-driven solutions that intelligently address the growing demand for biofuels in America.
Meet the B20 Club Affiliated Partners
The American Lung Association in Illinois is a nonprofit organization that has been fighting for healthy lungs and healthy air for more than a century. Through their research and advocacy activities they are helping reduce the burden of indoor and outdoor air pollutants upon lung health.
Chicago Area Clean Cities is a nonprofit coalition of stakeholders from government, private business, academia, scientific research, and energy and environmental services working together to promote the use of clean fuels and clean fuel vehicles throughout the Chicago metropolitan area.
The Ecology Action Center is a non-profit organization that encourages people to make environmentally-friendly decisions in their everyday life. They provide opportunities for environmental education and volunteering in McLean County.
The Illinois Green Fleets Program supports and recognizes Illinois organizations that make it a priority to use clean and renewable fuel for their vehicles.
Founded in 2005, Indigenous Energy was created when entrepreneurs Pete Probst and Fred Barker won a business plan competition while students at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Today, under the direction of Probst, Indigenous Energy is focused on biodiesel and alternative fuels consulting.
Marc-IV Consulting has been a leading force in the development and execution of technical, regulatory, economic and policy aspects needed to get the biodiesel industry to the 1 billion gallon-per-year mark achieved in 2012. Marc-IV’s unique set of economic and policy skills are combined with hands-on engineering, business development and strategic thinking expertise that can be a valuable resource to any company, trade association, state or federal agency or others wishing to develop industrial products from agriculture. And after 20 years, they’ve only scratched the surface!
MEG Corp is a consulting company with a fuel quality testing laboratory to assess fuel quality and diagnose problems. They provide technical support to petroleum marketers and end users by troubleshooting and solving filter plugging and fuel related issues by operating the Regional Diesel Helpline. Their staff conducts over 75 workshops annually on the topics of diesel, biodiesel, tank management and best practices for trouble-free operation. To date, MEG Corp has teamed up with eight soybean organizations to educate fuel distributors, marketers and end users about biodiesel.
The National Biodiesel Board is the national trade association representing America's first Advanced Biofuel. The group works to create sustainable biodiesel industry growth through education, communication, governmental affairs, technical and quality assurance programs.
South Shore Clean Cities was founded on the principle that motivated individuals working together for common goals best accomplish our nation's objectives of improving air quality, developing regional economic opportunities and reducing the use of imported oil.
The St. Louis Clean Cities Coalition helps promote sustainability by decreasing petroleum use throughout the city. They work with vehicle fleets, fuel providers and community leaders to fulfill their mission.
Marketers, Producers and Non-Profits
B20 Club Associate Members represent the production and marketing sectors of the biodiesel industry. Marketers or producers are BQ-9000 Accredited, serve Illinois-based customers, and have an enthusiasm for the use and promotion of biodiesel, particularly blends of B20.
B20 Club Affiliated Partners include Illinois-based not-for-profits, government agencies, and qualifying entities that promote and recognize the benefits of biodiesel as a high-quality, alternative fuel source.
Want more information?
Contact Bailey Arnold at the American Lung Association in Illinois:
The B20 Club is supported by the Illinois soybean checkoff.