Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP): Status and Issues

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The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-246, 2008 farm bill) created the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP). This report discusses the two main purposes of BCAP, which are (1) to support the establishment and production of eligible crops for conversion to bioenergy in selected areas, and (2) to assist agricultural and forest land owners and operators with collection, harvest, storage, and transportation of eligible material for use in a biomass conversion facility.

Creator(s): Stubbs, Megan
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 19, 2011
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Stubbs, Megan

Analyst in Agricultural Conservation and Natural Resources Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: April 19, 2011
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The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-246, 2008 farm bill) created the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP). This report discusses the two main purposes of BCAP, which are (1) to support the establishment and production of eligible crops for conversion to bioenergy in selected areas, and (2) to assist agricultural and forest land owners and operators with collection, harvest, storage, and transportation of eligible material for use in a biomass conversion facility.

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Keyword(s): Biomass Crop Assistance Program
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