For awhile now I have been interested in how much money we spend on the regulatory aspects of producing a gallon of fuel.
Some of our regulatory burden is self-imposed. BQ9000, a quality accreditation from the National Biodiesel Board, for instance, is an expensive program that Piedmont has “opted” into.
The same is true of our B Corporation Certification, and
Thanks to Heather Dew, spreadsheet queen and volunteer for her help collecting this data and making these beautiful charts. Hope they are helpful…