December 17, 1013 - Two biobased technologies win EPA Green Chemistry Awards.
EPA just announced the winners of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards! One
of the winners is being recognized for creating materials from biobased feedstocks that can be used
as substitutes for toxic substances and can be used for a range of purposes. EPA sponsors the
Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards to recognize cutting-edge Green Chemistry technologies
developed by industrial pioneers and leading scientists across the nation. These technologies are
contributing to the use of chemicals and products that are safer for people’s health and the environment.
December 12, 1013 - USDA BioPreferred program Google+ Hangout
Deputy Program Manager for the BioPreferred Program, Kate Lewis, will lead a conversation with some of the industry standouts
working with USDA to create new markets for biobased products and will speak to the importance of a comprehensive Food, Farm
and Jobs Bill to the biobased economy.
July 12, 2013 - In his
weekly radio address
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talks about USDA’s progress in strengthening the biobased economy with the offering of new products.
July 12, 2013 - USDA Designates New Biobased Product Categories