Cut possible in federal renewable fuels spending

By | March 01, 2006
The U.S. Senate recently passed S.1932, the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, according to the Environment and Energy Study Institute (EESI). If the U.S. House of Representatives follows suit and President George W. Bush signs the bill into law, that could mean the reduction of millions of dollars in funding for renewable energy programs—specifically Sections 6401 and 9006 in the U.S. Farm Bill, which, respectively, are the Value-added Grant Program and the Renewable Energy and Energy Program