Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 23, 2013, Bluefire Renewables, Inc. (the "Company") received notice
from the Department of Energy (the "DOE") indicating that the DOE would no
longer provide funding under the Company's DOE grant (the "DOE Grant") for the
development of its cellulosic waste facility in Fulton, Mississippi (the "Fulton
Project"), due to the Company's inability to comply with certain deadlines
related to providing certain information to the DOE with respect to the
Company's future financing arrangements for the Fulton Project. The Company is
seeking to re-establish funding under the DOE Grant and has initiated the
appeals process with the DOE. The Company shall exhaust all options available to
it in order to reverse the DOE's decision.
The Company cannot make any assurances that the DOE's decision will be reversed
on appeal or that such an appeal will be heard at all. If the Company's attempt
to appeal the DOE's decision is unsuccessful, we will devise a new strategy with
respect to financing the Fulton Project. The Company will deploy any remaining
funds from previous DOE funding for the development of the Fulton Project as