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Presentations to the Committee

JANUARY 15, 2010

Presentation by Sponsors

Chris Soares, U.S. Department of Treasury

Zia Haq, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Sharlene Weatherwax, DOE Office of Science

Paul Argyropoulos, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Alan Hecht, EPA

Harry Baumes, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Economic Impacts of Increasing Biofuels Production

Bruce McCarl, Texas A&M University

Opportunities and Challenges of Biofuel Production to Improving Environmental Quality

John Sheehan, University of Minnesota

Opportunities and Challenges of Biofuel Production from Woody Biomass to Improving Environmental Quality

Marilyn Buford, USDA Forest Service

MARCH 5, 2010

Future Demand for Food

Ron Trostle, USDA Economic Research Service

Climate Effects of Transportation Fuels: Uncertainty and Its Policy Implications

Richard Plevin, University of California, Berkeley



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C Presentations to the Committee JANUARY 15, 2010 Presentation by Sponsors Chris Soares, U.S. Department of Treasury Zia Haq, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Sharlene Weatherwax, DOE Office of Science Paul Argyropoulos, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Alan Hecht, EPA Harry Baumes, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Impacts of Increasing Biofuels Production Bruce McCarl, Texas A&M University Opportunities and Challenges of Biofuel Production to Improving Environmental Quality John Sheehan, University of Minnesota Opportunities and Challenges of Biofuel Production from Woody Biomass to Improving Environmental Quality Marilyn Buford, USDA Forest Service MARCH 5, 2010 Future Demand for Food Ron Trostle, USDA Economic Research Service Climate Effects of Transportation Fuels: Uncertainty and Its Policy Implications Richard Plevin, University of California, Berkeley 297

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298 APPENDIX C Building Uncertainties into Modeling of Direct, Life-Cycle Greenhouse-Gas Emissions, Net Energy and Other Environmental Effects of Biofuels Garvin Heath, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Biomass Supply and Infrastructure for Biofuels Bryan Jenkins, University of California, Davis Input from Stakeholders’ Groups Geoff Cooper, Renewable Fuels Association Michael Edgerton, Monsanto, on behalf of the National Corn Growers’ Association Jaime Jonker, National Milk Producers Federation Al Mannato, American Petroleum Institute Tim Hogan, National Petrochemical and Refiners Association Julie Sibbing, National Wildlife Federation MAY 3, 2010 Update of the “Billion Ton” Study Robert Perlack, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Bryce Stokes, DOE-EERE Prospects for Medium Run Biomass Supply in the U.S. South Robert Abt, North Carolina State University Input from Stakeholders’ Groups Roger Conway, Growth Energy Manning Ferraci, National Biodiesel Board Tom Hance, Gordley Associates on behalf of the American Soybean Association David Tenny, National Alliance of Forest Owners Paul Noe, American Forest and Paper Association Richard Lobb, National Chicken Council Randy Spronk, National Pork Producers Council Gregg Doud, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Joel Brandenberger, National Turkey Federation JULY 12, 2010 Biofuel Discussion with National Renewable Energy Laboratory Staff Dale Gardner, Mike Cleary, Helena Chum, Andy Aden, Mark Ruth, and Garvin Heath, National Renewable Energy Laboratory JULY 14, 2010 Research and Development for Improving Yield and Decreasing Environmental Impacts of Major Crops Robb Fraley, Monsanto

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299 APPENDIX C OCTOBER 7, 2010 Indirect Land-Use Change David Zilberman, University of California, Berkeley World Demand for Food in the Future David Roland-Holst, University of California, Berkeley OCTOBER 8, 2010 Biofuels and the Environment: A 2010 Report to Congress Denice Shaw, Bob Frederick, Caroline Ridley, Stephen LeDuc, EPA

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