03-12-07 A bill that would make Oklahoma a global leader in renewable energy has passed in the State Senate.
Governor Henry praised senators for passing the bill to establish the Oklahoma Bioenergy center.
The bill passed by a 45 to 1 vote.
It would establish a bioenergy center that would research and develop biofuels at OSU, OU and the Noble Foundation.
The bill, authored by Senator Jay Paul Gumm of Durant, now heads to a house committee.