Wednesday, February 28, 2007

BP Biofuel research at UC Berkeley and UIUC

Oil giant BP has announced a $500M USD biofuel research program with the University of California Berkeley, the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
This is being opposed by some folks at Berkeley (see why), but hasn't garnered much attention at my campus (U of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), where the school is planning to offer up 340 acres of farmland on its Urbana campus to the project (source).

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posted by ryan griffis  # 1:48 PM

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