The World Business Council for Sustainable Development announced a new global initiative to cut corporate use of fossil fuels in half, and the USDA continued to roll out programs that will support and fund the development of biofuels in the U.S. Plus, scientists in South Korea developed a new way to turn human waste into biofuel. Read on to get the full details for each of these top biofuel headlines from the past week below.
The USDA announced two significant sources of grant funding for biofuels development and research, and the Deputy Secretary of Agriculture met with Mexican leaders to work on expanding the renewable fuels sector.
The biofuels industry experiences growth as both the DOE and the state of Illinois approve project funding to reduce carbon emissions, and the USDA predicts a record corn crop for next year. Catch up on these top stories you may have missed from last week
The state of Iowa established a production tax credit for renewable chemicals, the FAA approved a new biofuel, and the Iowa Department of Revenue saw a rise in biodiesel blended fuel and E85.