Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was the keynote speaker at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference to highlight the Obama Administrationâs âall of the aboveâ approach to energy in America â including renewable energy at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. Secretary Vilsack spoke of the economic benefits to rural America, reduced foreign oil consumption and job production. The theme of the conference was, âGo Big, Stay Strong.â As advanced biofuels move from the lab and compete for commercialization, stakeholders are strongly investing while balancing the need to stay in an uncertain policy and financial environment. At ABLC, networks are formed, relationships are developed, and decisions are made with people in a position to make a difference and those who make decisions. USDA Photo by Bob Nichols.
April 30, 2014
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