Monthly Archives: December 2011

* Greenpeace Trashes Biomass

Greenpeace Trashes Biomass – by Josh Schlossberg Nov. 2, 2011: Greenpeace Canada released a report condemning burning Canada’s forests for biomass electricity and biofuels. The report, “Fueling a Biomess: Why Burning Trees for Energy Will Harm People, the Climate, and … Continue reading

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* American Academy of Family Physicians Opposes Biomass Burning

Below are excerpts from an April 23, 2010 letter from Douglas Henley, M.D., vice president and CEO of the American Academy of Family Physicians (representing over 94,700 family physicians and medical students) to the North Carolina Department of Environmental and … Continue reading

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* Massachusetts Poised to Slash Biomass Power Subsidies

Massachusetts Poised to Slash Biomass Power Subsidies – by Meg Sheehan In the coming weeks, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is scheduled to issue Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) regulations that will require energy producers seeking “renewable energy credits” … Continue reading

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* Two Biomass Proposals Axed in Indiana

This is David bringing down Goliath with a well-aimed stone. This is a lesson for us all in this age of “too big to fail”. It’s also a lesson that ordinary (extraordinary) citizens can solve problems in spite of our … Continue reading

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