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Published:January 29th, 2008 09:55 EST
Small-Scale Biorefinery Projects Prompt DOE Press Conference

Small-Scale Biorefinery Projects Prompt DOE Press Conference

By SOP newswire

WASHINGTON, DC – This afternoon, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Andy Karsner will host a press conference call to highlight DOE's selection of four small-scale biorefinery projects that will be located in Commerce City, Colorado; St. Joseph, Missouri; Boardman, Oregon; and Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.  These biorefineries will contribute to the President's goal of bringing online more clean, renewable energy technologies to reduce our nation's reliance on foreign oil in the interest of national, energy and economic security.  Earlier today, Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman announced a total of $114 million for DOE's selection of four small-scale biorefinery projects.

WHO:             DOE Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Andy Karsner

WHAT:           Press conference call to discuss DOE's selection of four small-scale biorefinery projects
                                   
WHEN:           Tuesday, January 29, 2008
                        2:00 PM EST              

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For more information on this announcement, visit: http://www.energy.gov.