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BIO and Other Groups Urge Congress To Preserve Renewable Fuel Standard

May 17 2011
BIO today joined the Advanced BioFuel Association, the Renewable Fuel Association, the Advanced Ethanol Council and the American Coalition for Ethanol in a letter to leaders of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Senate Committee on Enviornment and Public Works urging protection of the federal RFS.

Department of Defense Contracts for Advanced Biofuels Can Spur Technology Deployment, BIO Says

May 11 2011
BIO thanks Rep. Jay Inslee (D-Wash) for introducing the "Domestic Fuel for Enhancing National Security Act of 2011," which would authorize the DOD to engage in 15 year contracts for advanced biofuels.

BIO Thanks Agriculture Secretary Vilsack, Energy Secretary Chu for Biomass Program and R&D Grants

May 5 2011
BIO thanks Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Energy Secretary Steven Chu on the announcement of Biomass Research And Development Initiative grants and the establishment of a Biomass Crop Assistance Plan project area.

Representative Upton Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

May 4 2011
BIO announces selection of Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) as Legislator of the Year for 2010 - 2011.

Senator Casey Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

May 4 2011
BIO announced today its selection of Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) as Legislator of the Year for 2010 - 2011.

Congressman Price Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

May 4 2011
BIO announces its selection of Representative David E. Price (D-NC) as Legislator of the Year for 2010 - 2011.

Representative Capuano Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

May 4 2011
BIO announces its selection of Michael Capuano (D-MA) as Legislator of the Year for 2010 - 2011.

Representative Capuano Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

May 4 2011
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Congressman Michael Capuano (D-MA) as Legislator of the Year for 2010-2011. Representative Capuano will receive the award this afternoon as part of the BIO Legislative Day Fly-In.

Congressman Price Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

May 4 2011
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Representative David E. Price (D-NC) as Legislator of the Year for 2010-2011. Congressman Price will receive the award during the BIO Legislative Day Fly-In today.

Extension of Cellulosic Biofuel Tax Credit Needed to Restart Investment, BIO Says

May 4 2011
Tax incentives that support advanced biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals are vital to attracting investment needed to build a robust, sustainable renewable industry. The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today expressed thanks to Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) for introducing the Domestic Energy Promotion Act of 2011, which would extend the availability of the cellulosic biofuel tax credit.