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Detail

Area
United States of America
Commodity Group
Biofuels
Commodity
Biodiesel
Date
01/10/2013
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Research funding
Description
Granted funding for research and support payments for producers of advanced biofuel.
Notes
UNITED STATES – biofuel policy - Federal support: New funding by the US Department of Energy towards biofuel research and continued support payments for producers of advanced biofuel by the US Department of Agriculture have been reported (‘advanced biofuels’ are defined as fuels produced from renewable biomass other than maize; eligible feedstock include crop residues, agricultural waste, vegetable oil and animal fat).