USDA to Hold Biobased Stakeholder Forum & Webinar

USDA to Hold Stakeholder Forum on the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program

When: 
July 16, 2015, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Where: 
To participate via the webinar, please go to: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/789/9401

WASHINGTON – The USDA Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program provides loan guarantees of up to $250 million to construct or retrofit biorefineries to produce advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals. Assistance is also available to eligible biobased facilities that convert biobased outputs from refineries into commercial-scale end-user products. USDA is holding a national stakeholder forum to discuss changes to the program under the 2014 Farm Bill.

What: 
A national stakeholder forum to announce the new Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program (Section 9003), expanding opportunities in renewable chemical and biobased product manufacturing, and application processing and program improvements.

Who: 
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
Rural Business-Cooperative Service Administrator Lillian Salerno
USDA Energy Division program experts, and program partners and stakeholders

Jul 16, 2015