Biofuels get boost from clean energy revolution

In a joint announcement made today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), United States Agriculture Department (USDA) and Department of Energy (DOE) said President Barack Obama had signed a memorandum for the three agencies to work together to make biofuels integral part of the Government's clean energy plan.

The DOE has announced a $786.5m injection from the Recovery Act to accelerate biofuels research and commercialisation.

On a conference call to reporters, EPA administrator Lisa Jackson,

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