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EPA Says Forest Biomass Energy Is ‘Carbon Neutral’ – Law360

EPA Says Forest Biomass Energy Is ‘Carbon Neutral’Law360Law360 (April 23, 2018, 7:31 PM EDT) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday said it will treat as “carbon neutral” the burning of wood and wood byproducts at power plants and other facilities, a policy declaration that pleased the …

US EPA deems biomass carbon neutral even as internal review undecided – Carbon Pulse

Earth.comUS EPA deems biomass carbon neutral even as internal review undecidedCarbon PulseThe US EPA will begin treating CO2 emissions stemming from biomass combustion as carbon neutral, despite the agency’s own Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) having not settled on the issue. A Carbon Pulse subscription is required to read the full article …Stanford researchers find carbon capture a financial opportunity for US biofuelsStanford University NewsCarbon capture and storage could be profitable business in the USEarth.comall 7 news articles »

Pruitt declares biomass carbon neutral – E&E News

E&E NewsPruitt declares biomass carbon neutralE&E NewsFORESTS. Pruitt declares biomass carbon neutral. Marc Heller and Hannah Northey, E&E News reporters. Published: Monday, April 23, 2018. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt handed the biomass power industry a victory today, declaring emissions from forest …

EPA: Biomass from managed forests is carbon neutral – Biomass Magazine

Biomass MagazineEPA: Biomass from managed forests is carbon neutralBiomass MagazineOn April 23, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that in future regulatory actions biomass from managed forests will be treated as carbon neutral when used for energy production at stationary sources. The agency is also assessing options for …Pruitt wades into a fraught science debate, declaring biomass burning ‘carbon neutral’SFGateEPA to Treat Biomass as Carbon NeutralCoastal Review OnlinePruitt declares that burning wood is carbon neutralThe HillWashington Examiner -Benzingaall 158 news articles »

Large scale wind, solar, biomass projects launched – Pakistan Observer

USA TODAYLarge scale wind, solar, biomass projects launchedPakistan ObserverIslamabad. The incumbent government has taken various steps for harnessing the renewable energy (RE) potential in the country and large scale wind, solar, biomass projects were kicked off. The measures included Development of Framework for Power …Thailand’s Power Development Plan: 2018 Update Expected to Focus on Renewable EnergyLexologyApple now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energyApple NewsroomApple Supplier Clean Energy–Program Update_April-2017.pagesAppleEIA -Newsroom – Walmart -Business Council for Sustainable Energyall 81 news articles »

The tricky task of marketing biomass-balanced plastics – Chemical & Engineering News

Chemical & Engineering NewsThe tricky task of marketing biomass-balanced plasticsChemical & Engineering NewsBASF and SABIC want forward-thinking customers to pay them to add pricier renewable content to their traditional input streams. What those customers are purchasing, however, is not a special kind of plastic but rather a concept that the plastics makers …

Biomass and Baker – Baker City Herald

Biomass and BakerBaker City HeraldWe’re happy for Lakeview, a small town with economic challenges not so dissimilar from Baker City’s, but we must admit to also feeling a twinge of jealousy when we read about the Southern Oregon community’s latest venture. Red Rock Biofuels will build …

Nathan Crabbe: Avoiding another biomass debacle – Gainesville Sun

Gainesville SunNathan Crabbe: Avoiding another biomass debacleGainesville SunThere is nothing like a $754 million mistake to create a sense of caution. The biomass plant debacle continues to cast a shadow over everything Gainesville Regional Utilities does. After all, the 30-year contract for GRU to buy power from the plant’s …

Drax plans to cut cost of biomass electricity by a third – Reuters UK – Reuters

ReutersDrax plans to cut cost of biomass electricity by a third – Reuters UKReutersBritain’s Drax plans to cut the cost of the electricity it generates from biomass by a third over the next 10 years to reduce its reliance on subsidies, its CEO told Reuters.Britain’s Drax plans to cut cost of biomass electricity by a third …NasdaqDrax plans to cut cost of biomass electricity by a thirdYahoo News UKall 1 news articles »

Pinnacle pellets to feed hungry Japanese biomass industry – Terrace Standard

Terrace StandardPinnacle pellets to feed hungry Japanese biomass industryTerrace StandardA lot more wood is about to pass through Prince Rupert — as pellets. On Friday, the company that owns Westview pellet terminal, Pinnacle Renewable Energy Group, announced they have finalised a contract to sell 70,000 metric tonnes of wood pellets …Pinnacle pellets to feed hungry Japanese biomass industry …Ashcroft Cache Creek Journalall 2 news articles »

CIFOR signs MOU with Clean Power Indonesia to explore bamboo biomass – Center for International Forestry Research (press release)

Center for International Forestry Research (press release)CIFOR signs MOU with Clean Power Indonesia to explore bamboo biomassCenter for International Forestry Research (press release)BOGOR (19 April 2018) – Exploring the biomass potential of bamboo, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) will sign a memorandum of understanding today with Clean Power Indonesia (CPI), originators of “Listrik Gotong Royong,” bamboo …

Don’t believe the hype: Biomass is an environmental disaster – Red Pepper

Red PepperDon’t believe the hype: Biomass is an environmental disasterRed PepperThe next fortnight will see two major events in the biomass industry’s calendar. Activists are planning responses in solidarity with communities affected by the industry. From 17th-19th April, London will host the world’s largest biomass conference …

How ‘green’ is biomass energy? Science Cafe NH will discuss it – Concord Monitor

Concord MonitorHow ‘green’ is biomass energy? Science Cafe NH will discuss itConcord MonitorHere’s a no-brainer: Burning wood for electricity is better than burning fossil fuels from an environmental point of view. Except that it’s actually a … um, whatever the opposite of “no-brainer” might be. (Yes-brainer? More-brainer? No …