The Grass is Greener: The Future of Biofuels
WASHINGTON – Edward J. Markey, Chairman of the Select Committee on Energy Independence held a hearing entitled “The Gas is Greener: The Future of Biofuels.” The Hearing took place on Wednesday, October 24th, 2007 at 9:30 A.M. in 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing featured testimony from biofuel companies, environmental groups and musician Adam Gardner of the band Guster. Gardner has started a non-profit called Reverb which has “greened” tours for bands such as Bare Naked Ladies, Dave Mathews Band, Beastie Boys and the Fray.
A demonstration of a Jeep Liberty SUV running on biofuels followed the hearing on the corner of New Jersey Ave. SE and C Street SE by Cannon and Longworth House Office Buildings.
WHAT: Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming
Hearing: “The Grass is Greener: The Future of Biofuels”
WHERE: 2175 Rayburn House Office Building
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct 24, 9:30 AM
OPENING STATEMENT: Edward J. Markey, Chairman
Adam Gardner, Guster and Reverb (Oral Statement / Written)
Don Endres, CEO, VeraSun
Steve Gatto, CEO, Bioenergy LLC
Nathanael Greene, Natural Resources Defense Council
Dr. Susan Leschine, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and founder of SunEthanol
Full video archive of hearing.
More pictures are available HERE.
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