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USDA Guarantees Loan to Florida Biofuels Facility Capable of Creating Energy and Hundreds of Jobs from Citrus and Yard Waste

WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development recently issued a $75 million loan guarantee to support construction of a waste-to-energy bioprocessing facility in Vero Beach, Fla., that will produce up to 8 million gallons per year of cellulosic ethanol and create an estimated 380 new jobs.
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Hybrid poplar trees in new biofuel plans

WASHINGTON -- Growing hybrid poplar trees in Oregon is among four new initiatives of the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP), announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)..
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Dovetail Partners Releases New Report on Bioenergy

A new report from Dovetail Partners evaluates the life cycle impacts of forest management and bioenergy. The report reviews new research findings addressing the potential role of forests in bioenergy development in the context of sustainable forest management.
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