by Staff Writers
Washington DC (SPX) Feb 02, 2012
As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his annual State of the Union Address, leaders of some of the top biofuels companies in the country are offering their thoughts on the state of America's biofuels industry in a special episode of the Advanced Biofuels Association's Better Fuels Moment online video series.
The episode features Joel Velasco, senior vice president of Amyris; Jack Huttner, executive vice president, commercial and public affairs of Gevo; and Michael McAdams, president of the Advanced Biofuels Association, ABFA.
McAdams noted that the special episode emphasizes that, "Washington now has a real opportunity to invest in clean energy fuels, smarter investments based on performance, not a lifetime of subsidized handouts from Washington.
"This opportunity can strengthen America's energy security while creating jobs here at home, today."
ABFA: The Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA)
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Sheffield, UK (SPX) Feb 02, 2012
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