Tuesday, September 24, 2013

[biofuelwatch] Biofuels Company Granted $4M from DOE after Hosting Obama at Fundraiser

Green company granted $4M from DOE after financier hosts Obama at DSCC fundraiser

- by Lachlan Markay, September 20, 2013. Source: The Washington Free Beacon

[Read "Cellulosic Ethanol: A Bio-Fool's Errand" to learn more about the biofuels company LanzaTech.]

The Department of Energy recently awarded a multi-million dollar contract to a green energy company financed by a major Democratic Party fundraiser and supporter of President Obama.

The $4,000,000 award for biofuel company LanzaTech came just months after one of its chief financiers and public advocates hosted the president at his Portola Valley home for a $32,400-a-head fundraiser for the Democratic Party... [READ MORE]

Josh Schlossberg
Anti-Biomass Incineration Campaign, Energy Justice Network

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