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Program Includes Biomass Removals from Federal Lands to Reduce Forest Fires

 
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Biomass Crop Assistance Program for FSA

 
The Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) provides financial assistance to owners and operators of agricultural and non-industrial private forest land who wish to establish, produce, and deliver biomass feedstocks. BCAP provides two categories of assistance:

 
Matching payments may be available for the delivery of eligible material to qualified biomass conversion facilities by eligible material owners. Qualified biomass conversion facilities produce research, heat, power, biobased products, or advanced biofuels from biomass feedstocks.

 
Establishment and annual payments may be available to certain producers who enter into contracts with the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) to produce eligible biomass crops on contract acres within BCAP project areas.

 

 
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The following materials provide background information and formal rules and regulations for BCAP:

 

 

 

 
  • BCAP Preamble Clarification (PDF, September 15, 2011, 97 KB)

 

 
  • Biomass Crop Assistance Program - Final Rule (PDF, Oct 27, 2010, 273.23 KB)

 

 

 
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The following materials provide information and application forms for Qualification of Biomass Conversion Facilities:

 

 

 

 

 
  • Sec 1619 (PDF, Dec 15, 2010, 17 KB)

 
  • Sample Purchase List (PDF, Dec 15, 2010, 10 KB)

 

 
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