Renewable energy and the rural economy: hearing before the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, March 15, 2004, Rochester, MN.

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Page 51 - Mr. Chairman, that concludes my prepared statement I would be happy to answer any questions at this time.
Page 13 - I would be pleased to respond to your questions. [The prepared statement of Mr.
Page 54 - Biodiesel, as well as lubricants, chemicals, and solvents produced from agricultural fats and oils, offer another opportunity to supplant petroleum derivatives. In...
Page 49 - That's why we believe tomorrow's cellulosic ethanol industry will not replace today's corn grain ethanol industry, it will evolve from it. At the same time, DOE is partnering with chemical industry leaders, such as DuPont, to develop new opportunities for producing both fuels and chemicals from biomass. DOE is partnering with the forest products industry to explore and develop biorefinery concepts that can integrate into existing forestry operations. And, most recently...
Page 10 - I have a prepared statement, which, with your permission, I would like to submit for the record.
Page 44 - ... photovoltaics, concentrating solar power (CSP), and solar heating and lighting. The Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Request for solar technology is $84.0 million, which is roughly equivalent to the Fiscal Year 2005 comparable appropriation of $85.1 million. The Department's photovoltaic research and development is focused on next-generation technologies such as thin-film photovoltaic cells and leap-frog technologies such as polymers and nanostructures. The Fiscal Year 2006 request of $75.0 million for...
Page 55 - I would like to thank the US Environmental Protection Agency, the US Department of Agriculture, and the...
Page 21 - Specter and members of the Committee. Thank you very much for having me here today to speak on the issue of parity among the different platforms offering digital music.
Page 24 - I thank you very much for the opportunity to speak today, and I look forward to any questions you might have. [The prepared statement of Mr.
Page 54 - In addition, in the Conservation Title of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, Section 1242 (b) (4) of Subtitle H - Funding and Administration states, "The Secretary may request the services of, and enter into cooperative agreements or contracts with, non-Federal entities to assist the Secretary in providing technical assistance necessary to develop and implement conservation programs...

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