Past Issues

Spring 2017 – Biomass Energy: Carbon Neutral or Not? (SUBSCRIPTION ONLY)

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Study Assesses Economic Benefits of Biomass Energy on Rural Communities

Middlebury College Declares Carbon Neutrality, Thanks to Biomass

Middlebury Biomass Not Carbon Neutral 

 

 

December 2016 – Clearing the Air on Biomass Emissions 

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Send The Biomass Monitor to Arizona

Biomass Facilities Play Important Role in Improving Air Quality

Biomass Facilities Can Worsen Air Pollution

 

 

November 2016 – Should We Log Burned Forests for Biomass Energy?

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Forest Service Studies Soil Impacts of Bioenergy Logging

Forest Biomass Utilization Combatting Catastrophic Wildfires

The Disconnect Between Myth and Reality in the Rim Fire

 

 

October 2016 – Vermont A Trailblazer for Biomass Heat

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The Future of Biomass Energy in Vermont 

Helping Low-Income Vermonters Heat With Wood

Montpelier, VT’s Biomass Heating Facility Nothing to Celebrate

 

 

September 2016 – Will Aviation Biofuels Get Off the Ground? 

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Generating Controversy

Take Off for Aviation Biofuels: When, How, and Why?

The High-Flown Fantasy of Aviation Biofuels

 

 

August 2016 – Where Do Green Groups Stand on Bioenergy

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Where Do Environmental Groups Stand on Bioenergy?

Massachusetts: A Clear Path Forward for Biomass Energy

Massachusetts: The Hoax of Biomass and Modern Forestry

 

 

July 2016 – Wildfire Debate Rages On

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Bioenergy Industry Consultant Critiques Scientists

Wildfire: Thinning Forests for Biomass Can Reduce Fire Severity

Wildfire: Dead Trees Vital to Forests

 

 

June 2016 – The Renewability Question

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Is Biomass Heating Safe for Schools? 

Renewability: Congress Confirms Biomass Energy is Renewable

Renewability: Biomass Energy Not Renewable

 

 

May 2016 – Wood Pellets on the Hot Seat

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Is Biomass Energy Renewable?

Wood Pellets: Modern Wood Heating Making Inroads Across Northeast

Wood Pellets: Don’t Cut and Burn Forests, Preserve as Carbon Sinks

 

 

April 2016 – Sanders and Clinton: Biomass Boosters or Busters?

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Sanders and Clinton: Biomass Boosters or Busters?

Advanced Biofuels: Nothing’s Perfect But There’s A Lot of Good

Advanced Biofuels: The Vast Taxpayer Cost of Failed Biofuels

 

 

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