National Press Club to Host 'NEWSMAKER' Media Briefing: Vilsack to Speak on Biofuels

Oct 19, 2010, 12:50 ET from National Press Club

October 21 @ 9:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will give a major speech on domestic biofuel production at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 21, in the Conference Rooms of  the National Press Building, at 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC.

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Vilsack will discuss the progress USDA and other federal agencies are making toward achieving the 36 billion gallon biofuel production goal mandated by the Renewable Fuels Standard and new efforts by the Obama administration to bolster the industry and reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil.

Other topics of the address will include ensuring that infrastructure is in place to ease the production and use of domestically produced renewable transportation fuel, as well as the administration's strategy to foster renewable energy nationwide.

SOURCE National Press Club