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Robust Economic Opportunities in the U.S. Biobased Economy

A report released a couple of weeks ago by the USDA’s BioPreferred Program, “Why Biobased?” provides a very positive overview of economic opportunities in the emerging biobased economy. Those opportunities include a revival of U.S. manufacturing and new job creation, … Continue reading

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EPA and Adminstration Needs to Align Biomass Policies

Recently, the White House unveiled its Climate and Natural Resources Priority Agenda.  The plan recognizes the significant contributions working forests, sustainable forest products and biomass energy markets make toward our nation’s climate solution.  In short, it shows the Administration understands … Continue reading

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Four minutes with Tim Hughes

SAFER Advisory Board member Tim Hughes (Director of Biofuels, Department of Energy Development and Independence, Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet) was interviewed by Jim Lane of Biofuels Digest. Read the full interview here.

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National Bioenergy Day Website is Live

October 22, 2014, is the second annual National Bioenergy Day.  Currently, 40 host sites from 24 states are scheduled to showcase their research, progress, and impacts in producing local bioenergy for local use.  To help you find an event near … Continue reading

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EPA Urged to Support Private Forest Landowners in Its Carbon Accounting Framework

David Garman, assistant secretary and undersecretary of Energy from 2001-2007 under the George W. Bush administration, penned an op-ed that appeared in The Hill. The op-ed urges the EPA to utilize tools and metrics that encourage private forest land sustainability … Continue reading

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