30 Sep '11, 7pm

USDA: Advanced biofuel payouts will create jobs, jobs and even more jobs

USDA: Advanced biofuel payouts will create jobs, jobs and even more jobs

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Payments to Producers in 41 States to Expand the Production and Availability of Advanced Biofuels WASHINGTON, September 27, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA will make payments to more than 160 energy producers in 41 states to support and ensure the production and expansion of advanced biofuels. "Renewable energy production will create tens of thousands of direct, American jobs; thousands more indirect jobs, and clean electricity to power millions of homes. The payments I am announcing today represent the continuing commitment of the Obama administration to work with producers to provide the biofuel necessary to reduce our nation's dependence on foreign energy sources," Vilsack said. "The payments support America's growing advanced biofuel industry." The payments are authorized under the Bioenergy Pro...

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