BIO's biofuels policy statement to the White House

Dear President Bush:

Now that the new Congress is in session we wanted to transmit our official policy recommendations on biofuels research and development and commercialization. Herin please find a menu of policy options that has been approved by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Industrial and Environmental Section Governing Body.

As members of BIO's Industrial and Environmental Section Governing Body we are writing to encourage your support of biofuels programs and initaitives of great importance to our country and our industry. Industrial biotechnology is the key enabling technology for the biofuels industry that is causing a dramatic paradigm shift in energy production technology.