Posted July 13, 2015
The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (Agency) is publishing an interim final rule for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program, formerly the Biorefinery Assistance Program, incorporating changes required in the Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) and addressing comments received on the interim final rule published on February 14, 2011 (76 FR 8404).
This rule establishes provisions for the loan guarantees available for Biorefineries to support the production of Advanced Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals and for Biobased Product Manufacturing facilities.
This interim rule is effective August 24, 2015. Comments on the rule and the information collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 must be received by August 24, 2015.
For more information, the Federal Register is available here.
For more information on biotechnology, please visit the National Agricultural Law Center’s website here.