Forwarding info from USDA- #USDAResults: Food, Forestry and Climate Change The link below provides much information about USDA programs, including this energy info- Bringing up Better Biofuel <http://blogs.usda.gov/2016/05/05/bringing-up-better-biofuel/>The idea of replacing fossil-based fuel, such as petroleum, with a renewable energy source is enough to get any environmentalist excited. Now, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have advanced a process to produce crude liquid fuel called "bio-oil" from agricultural waste. The bio-oil is produced by a process called "pyrolysis," which involves chemical decomposition of plant and other organic matter at very high heat without oxygen. This new technology for producing renewable fuels is called "tail-gas reactive pyrolysis" or TGRP. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAOC/bulletins/1480753 Kathleen Pagan, AICP, Sr. Planner, 352-374-5249 Growth Management, 10 SW 2nd Ave., Gainesville FL 32601-6294 Old Florida Heritage Highway- www.scenicus441.com<http://www.scenicus441.com/> Choose Healthy- http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ Alachua County's mission is to provide responsive service to citizens and responsible stewardship of county resources for current and future generations.