Source: USDA


The public has been invited to comment on several proposed rules designed to increase the production of advanced biofuels and the development of biorefineries, said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The programs are authorized under the 2008 farm bill and include the Biorefinery Assistance Program, Repowering Assistance Payments and the Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels.


"We view these proposed rules as part of the strategy to help meet President Obama's goal to accelerate the commercial production of advanced biofuels and create a viable alternative fuels industry," Vilsack said.


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