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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Radio Iowa: Nussle enters biofuels industry

Excerpted from this post at Radio Iowa

An alert reader of The Blog sends along news of former Iowa
Congressman/2006 Iowa GOP gubernatorial candidate/George W. Bush
Administration OMB director Jim Nussle's latest move. "Former OMB
Director Jim Nussle today signed on as a part-time senior adviser to
Growth Energy Inc., a pro-ethanol lobbying group established by Jeff
Broin, a builder and operator of ethanol plants. Nussle will work with
outgoing National Farmers Union President Tom Buis, who will become
Growth Energy's CEO on March 15. Retired Gen. Wesley Clark is
co-chairman of the firm." Broin's ethanol company is now known as Poet
(follow link above to company website), operating plants in the
following Iowa towns: Ashton, Coon Rapids, Corning, Emmetsburg,
Gowrie, Hanlontown and Jewell.

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