Ballard Spahr LLP Alert: U.S. House Votes To Defund Biomass Energy Program; Fate Rests with Senate

By Daniel R. Simon The U.S. House of Representatives voted June 16 to defund the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) as part of the agriculture appropriation bill (H.R. 2112) for fiscal year 2012. The U.S. Department of Agriculture created BCAP in 2009 to encourage the use of otherwise wasted...