Sustainable Fuels

The nation’s transportation sector leads all others in greenhouse gas emissions. As we look to decarbonize travel—including both road transport and aviation—sustainable fuels are increasingly important because we can’t rely on electrification alone. Through biotechnology, our companies are going beyond ethanol and developing low carbon fuels from sustainable sources to keep us moving, including those made from novel feedstocks like industrial waste gases and algae.

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Ag & Environment Biotech Coronavirus Response

Agriculture and Environment biotechnology companies are responding to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in unique ways—from hand-sanitizers to vaccine adjuvants and green cleaning products, the entire biotech community is rising to the challenge. 

Letters, Comments & Testimony
January 25, 2021
On behalf of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the nearly 1000 companies, universities, and biotech organizations we represent comprised of millions of scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs, congratulations on your historic inauguration. BIO pledges to work with you and your…
November 16, 2017
We are writing regarding the proposed 2018 Renewable Volume Obligation under the RFS. Rather than support continued growth in the lowest carbon types of biofuels under the statue, your proposal reduces the blending target for cellulosic biofuels and calls for zero growth in biodiesel. This proposal…
October 30, 2015
As you finalize the proposed rules under the Renewable Fuel Standard, we respectfully urge you to not reduce the biofuels volume requirements. The RFS program has helped the environment, our economy, and has increased our confidence in renewable fuels. Renewable fuels like cellulosic and advanced…
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