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The rollback of a $1/gallon federal tax credit on biofuels threatens to sink many small biodiesel producers across the country.  (Source: Alibaba)
Without the $1/gallon federal tax credit, the biodiesel industry no longer appears commercially viable





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RE: just goes to show
By mikefarinha on 1/4/2010 1:02:04 PM , Rating: 0
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The reality is, most new technology had its genesis in publicly funded research.


Prove it.


RE: just goes to show
By Bateluer on 1/4/2010 1:38:25 PM , Rating: 4
Google 'NASA' or 'DARPA'.


RE: just goes to show
By afkrotch on 1/4/2010 11:14:58 PM , Rating: 2
Might want to google ARPA-E (energy), HAARPA (homeland security), and IARPA (intelligence). Like DARPA, but centered around their respective fields.

There's tons of government spending for research. Not just the US, but other nations as well.


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