Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service and Rural Utilities Service: Biorefinery Assistance Guaranteed Loans
GAO-11-399R: Mar 1, 2011
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA), Rural Business-Cooperative Service and Rural Utilities Service's new rule on biorefinery assistance guaranteed loans. GAO found that (1) the interim rule with request for comments establishes a guaranteed loan program for the development and construction of commercial-scale biorefineries and for the retrofitting of existing facilities using eligible technology for the development of advanced biofuels; and (2) USDA complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.