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Pennsylvania Bio-fuel Producer Harnessing Our Potential to Out-Innovate Global Competitors

Local media had a glimpse into one of the largest biofuels plants in the United States and the high-profile biofuels production industry last week.  Inside HERO BX in Erie, Penn., camera crews rolled video and snapped photos of energy’s future—the conversion of materials like animal fat and vegetable oil into bio-diesel.

HERO BX received over $275,000 in payments from USDA Rural Development’s Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels to support and ensure an expanding production and distribution of advanced biofuels in rural areas.   Through programs like this, we are working to increase the production of biofuels to help meet the President’s goal of achieving a one-third cut to foreign oil imports and in turn, out-build and out-innovate global competitors.

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HERO BX in rural Penn., one of the five largest biofuels production facilities in the nation, produces 45 million gallons of biofuel  each year.  The plant receives support from USDA’s renewable energy programs.

HERO BX in rural Penn., one of the five largest biofuels production facilities in the nation, produces 45 million gallons of biofuel each year. The plant receives support from USDA’s renewable energy programs.

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