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Governors' Biofuels Coalition
NEWS UPDATE April 10, 2012

Obama, Brazilian president tout partnership on biofuels, environmental initiatives

Elana Schor, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted April 10, 2012

“Brazil’s been an extraordinary leader in biofuels and obviously is also becoming a world player when it comes to oil and gas development,” Obama told reporters today. “And the United States is not only a potential large customer to Brazil, but we think that we can cooperate closely on a whole range of energy projects.” [ read more … ]

Grant program criticized by GOP helped create 75K jobs a year — Obama admin

Emily Yehle, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted April 10, 2012

The Treasury Department’s $9 billion renewable energy grant program supported as many as 75,000 jobs each year it was available, according to a new report from the Department of Energy that counters Republican criticism of the grant-in-lieu-of-tax-credit effort. [ read more … ]

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