Sustainable Fuels

The nation’s transportation sector leads all others in greenhouse gas emissions. As we look to decarbonize travel—including both road transport and aviation—sustainable fuels are increasingly important because we can’t rely on electrification alone. Through biotechnology, our companies are going beyond ethanol and developing low carbon fuels from sustainable sources to keep us moving, including those made from novel feedstocks like industrial waste gases and algae.

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COVID-19
Ag & Environment Biotech Coronavirus Response

Agriculture and Environment biotechnology companies are responding to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in unique ways—from hand-sanitizers to vaccine adjuvants and green cleaning products, the entire biotech community is rising to the challenge. 

Letters, Comments & Testimony
April 2, 2021
Dear Secretary Buttigieg, National Climate Advisor McCarthy, and Director Deese: The undersigned organizations, representing aviation industry stakeholders including passenger and cargo carriers, business and general aviation, aircraft and engine manufacturers, airports, pilots, flight attendants…
February 21, 2021
On behalf of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) – the world’s largest trade group for the biotechnology sector – I write to express support for Senate File 944, a bill you recently filed that would increase the minimum biofuel content in gasoline to 15 percent. BIO appreciates your…
March 24, 2021
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization is pleased to submit a statement for the record to the United States House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology and Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee hearing entitled, "Examining R&D Pathways to Sustainable Aviation." BIO applauds…
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