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
September 8, 2022
As the federal government begins to implement IRA, BIO urges the administration to take additional steps to foster the development and deployment of pioneering technologies that will further reduce greenhouse gas emissions in manufacturing, transportation, and agricultural supply chains to build a…
April 26, 2022
As a diverse set of stakeholders dedicated to building a cleaner, more resilient aviation industry, we write today to urge your committees to prioritize funding for federal programs that will help develop and scale up the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) market in the United States. In particular,…
April 4, 2022
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to submit a statement for the record to the United States House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture hearing entitled, “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Energy- Renewable Energy Opportunities in Rural America.”
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