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Biofuels Center to close national model due to state budget elimination

Due to the North Carolina General Assembly's elimination of its funding in the state budget signed last week by Gov. Pat McCrory, the Biofuels Center of North Carolina has begun to shut down operations over a 90-day period and will close its doors by Thursday, 31 October 2013.
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EPA approves Arundo donax for advanced biofuel use

The Environmental Protection Agency has ruled that Arundo donax, a high-yielding giant reed, qualifies as a cellulosic renewable fuel.
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Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/07/03/3008587/epa-approves-arundo-reed-for-use.html#storylink=cpy



Biofuels Center featured in bioeconomy case study

A new case study, part of the SAFER Bioeconomy Case Study Series, focuses on the development of the Biofuels Center of North Carolina and lessons learned to date.
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Biofuels Center boosts renewable fuels industry in western NC with $600K investment

The Biofuels Center of North Carolina recently awarded $684,058 for six projects to accelerate the renewable fuels industry in western North Carolina.
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Biofuels Center announces 2012-2013 targeted biofuels development funding program, strengthening western NC

The Biofuels Center of North Carolina announced Monday, 4 February 2013, it will award up to $1.1 million for projects that address identified areas of critical need related to the acceleration of the renewable fuels industry in western North Carolina.
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Biofuels Center expands sector development capabilities with $1.14M investment in western NC, enhances innovative opportunities

As a chief component of its 2012-2013 grants award process targeting biofuels development in the western part of the state, the Biofuels Center of North Carolina will award $766,256 to a consortium of partners led by AdvantageWest Economic Development Group to fortify the biofuels sector and trigger its expansion in the region.
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