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Push for Biofuel Mandates

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Governor Deval Patrick and top statehouse leaders say they want Massachusetts to take the lead in the development and use of renewable fuels.

They introduced legislation yesterday that would make Massachusetts the first state to require biofuel blends in home heating oil.

They also want to create tax breaks for a gasoline additive that's in development.

WBUR's Business and Technology Reporter Curt Nickisch joins us to talk about it.

This program aired on November 6, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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