North Dakota and Montana: opportunity knocks for the bioeconomy, along the Northern Tier


North Dakota and Montana: opportunity knocks for the bioeconomy, along the Northern Tier

Published: SEPTEMBER 25, 2012

As posted on Biofuels Digest

Despite low levels of publicity, North Dakota and Montana are making great strides in bioeconomy development – with a combination of strong R&D, feedstock abundance and some hot processing technologies.

The Dakotas used to be best-known, in billboard lore, for the 300-or so highways signs promoting Wall Drug that stretch several hundred miles in either direction from Wall, SD along Interstate 90.

Today, the billboards that run along Interstate 94 in North Dakota are just as striking. They’re promoting the state’s livability, and advertising good-paying jobs in the energy industry. Rare stuff…

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