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Abengoa gets 2% discount on new Plant

Abengoa bioenergy has persuaded the State of Illinois to put $4m towards the cost of a $200m biofuel plant to be built at Madison, Illinois, according to the St Louis Business Journal. That will be in addition to other state and local tax exemptions.

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Four US biofuel projects get $97m in loans from the US Department of Agriculture

Four US biofuel projects get $97m in loans from the US Department of Agriculture, according to Green car Congress. The firms are * Clean Burn Fuels LLC, in Hoke, County, N.C., is approved to receive $10 million from the Section 9006 program and a $25 million B&I loan guarantee to construct a new ethanol plant […]

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Farmland prices are rising

Farmland prices are rising because of biofuels, according to the New York Times. DEKALB, Ill. — While much of the nation worries about a slumping real estate market, people in Midwestern farm country are experiencing exactly the opposite. Take, for instance, the farm here — nearly 80 acres of corn and soybeans off a gravel […]

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