woody biomass

Woody biomass focus of SFI pilot program

WASHINGTON -- The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) have initiated a pilot project today to help "bioenergy companies in the U.S. support responsible forest management through their procurement of woody biomass."
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AF&PA urges EPA to amend MACT Rule

WASHINGTON -- The Boiler MACT and Commercial and Industrial Incineration (CISWI) rules are so flawed they should go back to the drawing board, according to a petition filed by the American Forest & Paper Association and nine other organizations.
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Feds Funding Budget for Biomass Research

To support President Obama's goal of reducing America's oil imports by one-third by 2025, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Energy (DOE) today jointly announced up to $30 million over three to four years that will support research and development in advanced biofuels, bioenergy and high-value biobased products.
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Ethanol from Wood: Good in Theory but ...

You or I could probably make some ethanol from wood in a lab; its coming up with an industrial, financially viable method that seems to be the largest problem. That said, we have found that the direct conversion of wood waste to thermal energy is relatively inexpensive, efficient, and reliable as our units run 24/7.

Biomass prices rise in 3Q 2010

North American Wood Fiber Review reports prices for woody biomass were higher in the 3Q of 2010 than the previous quarter for most of the regions throughout the United States. NAWFR looked at sawmill byproducts, forest residues and urban wood waste.
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Missouri senator touts bioenergy

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO -- U.S. Sen. Kit Bond (R-MO) recently visited Dent and Iron Counties in southeast Missouri to meet with local officials about jump-starting a bioenergy programs.
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