"We look forward to working with the EPA, DOE, USDA, and other stakeholders to further develop a sustainable biofuels industry that fuels America while helping us combat climate change. We also look forward to working with the President and the Congress to ensure that policy helps us get there, providing the framework to encourage consistent support for the kind of cutting-edge science and entrepreneurial innovation that DuPont and others are bringing to the biofuels market.
"There are several challenges ahead, perhaps none more important than the balance of energy security, the environment agriculture productivity, the well-being of rural areas and global human nutrition. Along with our solar and wind technologies, crop protection chemicals and our commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, our seeds and fuel technologies are helping the American farmer thrive, producing food, energy and jobs in an environmentally sustainable way.
"There are important decisions needed to evolve to an advanced biofuels industry. We stand ready to work with the Obama administration to continue this dialogue and create the sustainable biofuels sector that will deliver to society a diversified energy supply. It's not just the right thing to do, it is a business imperative as well."
DuPont is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.
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