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Announcement
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Investigating a Variety of Feedstocks for Advanced Biofuels

The Northeast Woody/Warm-season Biomass Consortium (NEWBio), led by Penn State University, is investigating a variety of feedstocks including short rotation woody crops, switch grass, and miscanthus for advanced biofuels. NIFA originally published this impact in the 2015 Annual Report.

Announcement
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Driving Electric Vehicles Could Reduce Air Quality-Related Mortalities

A study at the University of Minnesota suggests that driving vehicles that use electricity from renewable energy instead of gasoline could reduce air quality-related mortalities by 70 percent. NIFA originally published this impact in the 2015 Annual Report.