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Benjamins for Biofuels in the 2015 Obama Budget: The Digest’s 7-Minute Guide

Benjamins for Biofuels in the 2015 Obama Budget: The Digest’s 7-Minute Guide

March 5, 2014 |

Vitally interested in President Obama’s proposed 2015 budget and the 411 on grants, incentives, tax credits, loan guarantees and R&D support — but haven’t got the time to read all 1653 glorious pages? Try the Digest’s 7-Minute Guide. In Washington, President Obama outlined his $3.9 trillion budget proposal for 2015, with a focus on tax […]

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USDA, US Navy unveil Farm to Fleet program: Navy “open for business” as shift to biofuels blends begins

USDA, US Navy unveil Farm to Fleet program: Navy “open for business” as shift to biofuels blends begins

December 11, 2013 |

In Washington, US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus unveiled the “Farm to Fleet” program, through which the Navy will begin to add biofuels into its regular domestic purchases of approximately 77 million gallons of jet fuel (JP-5) and marine diesel (F-76) each year. Initial fuel contracts will be awarded in 2015, […]

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The Obama plan for cost-competitive, military biofuels: The 10-Minute Guide

The Obama plan for cost-competitive, military biofuels: The 10-Minute Guide

July 3, 2012 |

Domestic, diversified military fuels or affordable fuels? “False choice!” says Obama. Want to know all about the Administration’s ambitious, multi-agency program for cost-competitive military biofuels, but haven’t the time to plow through the mountain of documents? The Digest’s 10-Minute Guide gives you the news you can use. It’s finally here. The Obama Administration has laid […]

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Vilsack, Mabus launch RFI for $510M US investment in advanced biofuels

Vilsack, Mabus launch RFI for $510M US investment in advanced biofuels

August 31, 2011 |

In Washington, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus want “critical information” from stakeholders about exactly how President Barack Obama’s recent announcement to invest $510 million in advancing biofuels should be spent to leverage private sector investment. The RFI seeks to obtain information about capabilities […]

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