USDA Wants To Add More Biobased Products To Preferred List

Law360, New York (December 5, 2012, 5:58 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday proposed a rule that adds biobased fuel additives, paint removers and other categories of similar products to its list of preferred items for procurement by federal agencies and contractors.

The agency said it is currently floating the idea of designating eight categories in which biobased products would be given preference in federal procurement, including aircraft and boat cleaners; automotive care products; engine crankcase oil; gasoline fuel additives; metal cleaners and corrosion removers; microbial cleaning products; paint removers and water...
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