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USDA is Seeking Applications to Expand Production of Advanced Biofuels

Erin McDuff
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is seeking applications to expand the production of advanced biofuels.

Through the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program, USDA makes payments to eligible producers based on the amount of advanced biofuel they produce from renewable biomass, other than corn kernel starch. Examples of eligible feedstocks include but are not limited to crop residue; animal, food, and yard waste; vegetable oil; and animal fat.

Applications are due by October 31, 2018. In Oregon, applications should be submitted to:

          USDA Rural Development
          ATTN: John Holman, Energy Coordinator
          1220 SW 3rd Avenue
          Suite 1801
          Portland, OR 97204

For more details about the program's requirements and application process, please contact John Holman, Energy Coordinator, (503) 414-3369.