USDA calls March 21 meeting with major US biofuels trade association heads

March 17, 2011 |

In Washington, the USDA has called the heads of nearly every major biofuels association into a “friendly, open” discussion, but on an urgent timetable, to discuss opportunities to find common ground and synchronize biofuels industry policy.

The March 21 meeting, which will be led by USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development Dallas Tonsager and senior advisor the the Secretary Sarah Bittleman, will include key execs at RFA, the National Biodiesel Board, BIO’s Industrial Biotech section, the Advanced Biofuels Association, the American Coalition for Ethanol and the National Corn Growers Association among others.

NCGA President Rick Tolman told OPIS in a recent interview that “We are working with the other [ethanol] groups on a roadmap  designed to lay out a three-five year future for the industry.”

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