Letters, Testimony & Comments

September 24, 2013 The Honorable Gina McCarthy Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Ariel Rios Building 1200...
September 26 2013
July 15, 2013 Air and Radiation Docket and Information Center Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0401 U.S. Environmental Protection...
July 18 2013
July 1, 2013 Air and Radiation Docket and Information Center U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Mailcode: 2822T 1200...
July 18 2013
April 29, 2013 The Honorable Fred Upton Chairman Energy and Commerce Committee U.S. House of Representatives 2125 Rayburn House...
May 23 2013
April 22, 2013 Air and Radiation Docket Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0120 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Mailcode: 6102T 1200...
April 23 2013
April 5, 2013 Air and Radiation Docket and Information Center Environmental Protection Agency Mailcode: 2822T 1200 Pennsylvania...
April 23 2013
April 5, 2013 The Honorable Fred Upton    Chairman           ...
April 23 2013
  Testimony of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Hearing of the House Science, Technology & Energy Committee...
March 20 2013
  Testimony of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Hearing of the Joint Committee on Environment and Natural...
March 20 2013
  Testimony of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Hearing of the House Energy & Utilities Subcommittee...
February 19 2013
October 18, 2012 Dear Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi, The drought impacting...
October 18 2012
A keynote Address by James C. Greenwood, President & CEO of BIO, to RETECH 2012 in Washington, DC on October 18, 2012. When Admiral...
October 18 2012
Dear Mr. President, The drought impacting the United States has already caused millions of dollars in economic damages to rural America...
August 27 2012
Testimony of the Honorable James C. Greenwood President and CEO, Biotechnology Industry Organization Subcommittee on Conservation,...
May 21 2012
September 30, 2011 Det 1 AFRL/PKMD ATTN: Laura J. Ortiz 2310 Eighth Street, Bldg 167 Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433-7801 Via...
May 21 2012
The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson Administrator Environmental Protection Agency Ariel Rios Building 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W....
February 16 2012
Dear Chairman Frelinghuysen and Ranking Member Visclosky: On behalf of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), I am writing to...
May 17 2011
Dear Chairman Upton, Chairman Boxer, Ranking Member Waxman, and Ranking Member Inhofe: As the leading advocates of the U.S. biofuels...
May 17 2011
Committee on Transportation New Hampshire State Senate Hearing on HB 374, banning corn-based ethanol as an additive to gasoline sold...
April 28 2011
Committee on Environment and Public Works United States Senate Oversight Hearing on Domestic Renewable Fuels: From Ethanol to Advanced...
April 13 2011
The Biotechnology Industry Organization ("BIO") is pleased to submit responses to question numbers 1,2, 4, 5, and 6 of the...
April 11 2011
Comments of Biotechnology Industry Organization on EPA’s Draft Report Biofuels and the Environment: First Triennial Report to...
February 28 2011
Dear President Obama: The organizations below urge your Administration to maintain robust funding levels for the Department of...
January 11 2011
Dear President Obama: On behalf of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA), Algal Biomass...
October 21 2010
Dear President Obama: We are writing to ask for your support to provide additional guidance to the Department of Energy’s (DOE)...
September 20 2010
A letter to the House Ways & Means Committee by 54 trade organizations and companies supporting the extension of cellulosic biofuel...
June 23 2010
Comments of Biotechnology Industry Organization on EPA’s Call for Information on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Bioenergy...
June 13 2010
Dear Chairman Inouye and Ranking Member Cochran: As the Senate debates fiscal year 2011 federal funding, the undersigned organizations...
June 1 2010
BIO and 34 companies and trade organizations sent a letter to Chairman Levin and Ranking Member Camp, of the House Ways and Means...
May 17 2010
Letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Ranking Member Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), asking for recognition of...
March 3 2010
Dear Administrator Johnson, Biotechnology Industry Organization (“BIO”) is the world’s largest biotechnology...
June 23 2008
Dear President Bush: Now that the new Congress is in session we wanted to transmit our official policy recommendations on biofuels...
January 22 2007
October 29 2013
On behalf of more than 35 advanced biofuel companies, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) joined with the Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC), issued a statement to The White House expressing  concerns over the recently released draft of the proposed 2014 RFS volumetric blending requirement.   
September 26 2013
BIO's letter to EPA on behalf of its member companies urging them to reject the recent petition from the petroleum industry asking EPA to waive  the 2014 applicable volumes of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).
July 18 2013
BIO's comments on the EPA proposed rule on the regulation of fuels and fuel additives.
July 18 2013
BIO's comments to U.S. EPA on the Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission Fuel Standards.
May 23 2013
BIO is pleased to comment on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce’s (Committee) second Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) assessment white paper reviewing the RFS’s agricultural sector impacts.
September 3 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today congratulates member company POET-DSM on opening Project Liberty, a 20-million gallon per year cellulosic ethanol biorefinery in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
May 7 2014
Decreasing use of biofuels will automatically increase use of more carbon intensive petroleum sources. The increased emissions from the transportation sector would come very close to wiping out the reductions of the past four years, according to a BIO study.
April 7 2014
The EXPIRE Act would extend tax credits that expired at the end of 2013, including several of importance to the biotechnology industry.
March 31 2014
BIO analysis shows that waiting times for EPA approval of new biofuel production pathways under the Renewable Fuel Standard exceed 17 months on average.
March 26 2014
If left unchanged, the Obama administration’s proposal to slash use of biofuels in 2014 would increase emissions of greenhouse gases next year, according to a new white paper from BIO.