USDA Announces Plans for Biofuels Infrastructure Program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has just launched an online portal to begin accepting applications for Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP) grants. USDA plans to make available up to $100 million in competitive grants for activities designed to expand the sale and availability of ethanol and biodiesel fuels. All applicants must file their application electronically. Flex Fuel Forward also has staff willing to help guide retailers through the application process. Contact Ron Lamberty who can be reached by email at Rlamberty@ethanol.org, or by dialing (605) 376-5702. Or contact Chuck Beck via email at Cbeck@ethanol.org or by calling (605) 929-1304.