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Fulcrum BioEnergy Ships First Fuel by Railcar from Sierra BioFuels Plant

RENO, Nevada., February 1st, 2023

On Wednesday, February 1st, Fulcrum shipped the world's first railcar of syncrude made from landfill waste from our Sierra BioFuels Plant to our strategic partners Marathon Petroleum for upgrading into fuel. Fulcrum's dream of converting landfill waste to renewable fuel is now a reality!

Learn more about our Fuel Process here.

About Fulcrum

Based in Pleasanton, California, Fulcrum is leading the development of a reliable and efficient process for transforming waste into net-zero carbon transportation fuels, including sustainable aviation fuel and diesel. The Company’s innovative process, which utilizes landfill waste as a feedstock, is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 100% compared to traditional fuel production, contributing to the aviation industry’s carbon reduction goals.

Beginning with the Sierra BioFuels Plant, Fulcrum’s plants will provide customers with low-carbon transportation fuel that is competitively priced with traditional petroleum fuel. The Company is advancing on its large commercial growth program of net-zero carbon waste-to-fuels plants across North America and in select international markets with a planned production capacity of approximately 400 million gallons per year. Fulcrum, a privately held company, has aligned itself and entered into strategic relationships with industry leaders in the waste, aviation and energy sectors to further strengthen and accelerate the Company's patented and proprietary approach to commercially producing large volumes of renewable fuel from landfill waste. For more information, please visit