Federal subsidies aim to provide a boost to sustainable jet fuel
May 2, 2024

Federal subsidies aim to provide a boost to sustainable jet fuel

Will new tax credits for greener aviation fuel work as intended? We discuss.

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Any cuts in sight?

If you are looking for a job or a raise, the economy is on your side. If you’re shopping for a mortgage or nursing credit cards, relief is not in sight. At the central bank’s briefing on Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell surprised no one by not cutting interest rates given persistent inflation.

Some baseball fans can no longer catch the game on their cable provider

May 2, 2024
Comcast was unable to reach a deal this week on carriage with the owner of 18 regional sports networks.
If you’re a Comcast subscriber, you may need to turn on the radio or head to your local sports bar to tune in to MLB games.
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Sustainable jet fuel costs twice as much as fossil fuel. New federal subsidies aim to close that gap.

May 2, 2024
The Biden administration wants increase the use of sustainable aviation fuel around 180 fold by 2030.
Right now, the aviation industry uses about 16 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel each year. The Biden administration is hoping to hit 3 billion gallons by 2030.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC