USDA and Department of Energy set biomass research, development grants

Laws, Forrest
March 2008
Western Farm Press;3/15/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plans of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Energy to invest $18.4 million in 21 biomass research and development and demonstration projects. It notes that the projects are designed to address barriers to making production of biomass for biofuel production more efficient and cost-effective. USDA Secretary Ed Schafer said the projects should help the U.S. to reduce its dependence on foreign oil.


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