Yay! USDA and DOE Announce $41M Biofuel Subsidies

Watching stupid people get all worked up is fun – sort of like watching a cat chase a laser dot. This, perhaps, is why I got a good laugh at the expense of GOP politicians when they got worked up over the DOD’s massive, highly intelligent, US economy stimulating, and national securifying biofuel purchase earlier this month. In addition to the DOD/Navy, however, the USDA and the US Dept. of Energy have both recently announced a fresh batch of subsidies to help support American innovation and improved efficiency in feedstock improvement and biofuels production … which, you know, cleans the air, saves the lives of American soldiers, and creates jobs.

All good things, in other words. Adam Johnston, over at our sister site Cleantechnica, has more (below).

USDA, DOE Announce New Investments in Biofuels (via Clean Technica)

 Hot off the heels of the solar energy zone development proposal, the US government continues to make hits with renewable energy this week. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Energy (DOE) have announced an investment of $41 million to drive innovation and efficiency…

Source: Cleantechnica.

Jo Borrás

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