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FBRI receives over 3 million dollars to study wood to jet fuel technology.

August 1st, 2016

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) will invest more than $4 million to help diversify and grow the Maine economy, which includes new funds designed to aid the forest sector, announced U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Matt Erskine in a news conference at the University of Maine July 29.

The news conference was covered by many TV and news agencies, following are some of the links:

http://www.wlbz2.com/news/local/federal-government-gives-maine-multimillion-dollar-grant-to-boost-forest-based-economy/284372107

https://wabi.tv/2016/07/29/maine-receiving-federal-grants/

http://www.pressherald.com/2016/07/28/federal-aid-expected-for-rural-communities-affected-by-mill-closures/

https://pingree.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/over-12-million-economic-development-administration-grants-coming-maine

https://umaine.edu/news/blog/2016/07/29/umaine-research-advance-forest-products-industry-among-projects-receive-newly-announced-federal-funding/

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