11 months Gatchalian vows to expand bioethanol feedstock sources, improve production process next Congress MB
By Mario Casayuran  Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian pushed Friday for the diversification of bioethanol feedstock sources and improved production processes to help bring down barriers preventing the takeoff of biofuels in the country. Sen. Sherwin T. Gatchalian(SENATE OF THE PHILIPPINES / MANILA BULLETIN) In his speech during the recent Global Bioenergy Partnership event, Gatchalian recognized the importance of the Republic Act No. 9367, or the Biofuels Act of 2006, in spurring the use of indigenous and clean energy sources in transportation and power generation. Gatchalian, chairman of the Senate energy committee, however, pointed out that the bioenergy industry continues to ... more