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Biodefense: Proposed Offsets Within the FY2010 Supplemental Appropriations Act

Jun 24 2010

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Advanced Biofuels: Expanding Tax Credits for Cellulosic Fuels to Algal Biofuels

Jun 23 2010

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Medicare: Coverage Gap Discount Program Model Manufacturer Agreement

Jun 21 2010
BIO supports the coverage gap discount program and believes that it will increase patient access to life-saving and life enhancing therapies BIO provides comments on how the agreement could be modified to ensure the success of the program.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions: EPA’s Tailoring Rule Regarding Who is Subject to New Source Review Requirements

Jun 18 2010

Letter to the EPA Administrator from 163 organizations stating that the EPA failed to take into account that biomass recycles carbon emissions in the Title V Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule.

Farm Bill: Proposed Rules Should Reduce Dependence on Petroleum

Jun 15 2010

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EPA: Greenhouse Gas ("GHG") Emissions from Biogenic Sources

Jun 13 2010
BIO says that EPA should take account of the fundamental difference between combustion of fossil fuels and combustion of biofuels and other bioenergy sources made from renewable biomass.

Drug Importation: Statement of Opposition to S. 6210-A (Diaz)/A. 9207-A (Crespo) addressed to the Senate Finance Committee of New York State

Jun 7 2010
BIO Opposes an initiative to permit the purchase of certain prescription medications from Canadian mail order pharmacies by New York civil service employees and retirees. BIO believes that, at bottom, even a narrowly-tailored importation program with reasonable oversight cannot adequately ensure the safety and efficacy of all of the products available to residents from these pharmacies.

USDA: Solicitation of Input from Stakeholders Regarding Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)

Jun 7 2010

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Farm Bill: Biofuels Groups Urge Continued Funding for Energy Title

Jun 1 2010
BIO and 18 other renewable energy proponents write to leaders of Senate Appropriations Committee asking that Farm Bill energy programs be reauthorized for FY 2011.

Intellectual Property: New Mechanism for Deferring the Filing a Complete Patent Application if a Previous Provisional Patent Application was Filed and is Relied on by the Applicant

Jun 1 2010

BIO questions about the utility and expected impact of the proposal, and why patent applicants should be debited with subtractions from otherwise available patent term extension.