ANNOUNCES PLAN FOR $1.6 BILLION INVESTMENT IN RENEWABLE FUELS
announced Jan. 24 that it plans to propose $1.6 billion in new funding for renewable
energy, with a focus on cellulosic energy research and production, as part of
the administration's 2007 farm bill proposals.
Secretary Mike Johanns said he will provide additional information about the proposal
within the next few weeks when he unveils the full package of 2007 farm bill proposals.