Country:United States
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning, Information and Education, Information and Education>Information provision, Policy Support
Policy Target:Transport>Passenger, Energy Sector, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable>Bioenergy, Transport, Transport>Freight
Agency:U.S. Department of Agriculture
Legal References:Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, Title IX, Section 9004

The purpose of USDAs National Biodiesel Education Program is to increase the awareness and ultimately the utilization of biodiesel. The program provides information about the benefits of biodiesel and assists in the development of educational tools for a national biodiesel outreach program. The program focuses on market barriers to biodiesel commercialization and develops strategies to eliminate these barriers.

Program goals include:

  • 1. Conduct Educational and Technical Support Programs;
  • 2. Collect and Disseminate Biodiesel Information;
  • 3. Coordinate Biodiesel Education Program with the National Biodiesel Board;
  • 4. Identify and Document Benefits of Biodiesel;
  • 5. Identify Information Gaps and Gather Data Pertaining to the Gaps

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