3/16/2010

The Department of Agriculture has approved $1.6 million in funds to help boost Iowa's advanced biofuels sector, according to Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley. The biggest slice -- $727,132.93 -- will go to Renewable Energy Group to expand biofuel production from canola oil, soybean oil and animal fat. The funding will be issued through the Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels.

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