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FIRE MITIGATION AMENDMENT COULD RESULT IN MORE BIOFUEL PRODUCTION

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IOWA CONGRESSMAN RANDY FEENSTRA HAS AN IDEA TO USE BIOMASS COLLECTED THROUGH WILDFIRE MITIGATION EFFORTS TO BE UTILIZED TO PRODUCE BIOENERGY.

HE PROPOSED AN AMENDMENT AS PART OF THE NATIONAL WILDLAND FIRE RISK REDUCTION PROGRAM ACT:

BIOMASS1 OC………OUR COMMUNITIES. :22

FEENSTRA SAYS USING THAT BIOMASS WILL REDUCE THE FIRE RISK AND BOLSTER BIOFUELS PRODUCTION:

BIOMASS2 OC……..IN THE MIDWEST. :21

THE PROPOSAL PASSED THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY WITH UNANIMOUS SUPPORT.