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Private Landowners Fuel Jet Travel

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Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack greeted Seattle passengers deplaning at Washington Reagan after an Alaska Airlines flight powered in part by a new renewable fuel made of wood waste salvaged from private lands in Washington, Oregon, and Montana. “In 2011, USDA awarded our largest-ever competitive research grant to the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, betting on the promise that cellulose-rich, discarded wood products could be a viable renewable fuel source instead of going to waste. Today, we are able to celebrate the results of that investment, which is a major advancement for clean alternatives to conventional fossil fuels,” Vilsack said. He added that fuels from beef fat, agricultural byproducts, and other low-value sources create extra income for farmers and ranchers.
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