Industry slams UK report on biomass energy

The Tree Frog Forestry News
October 15, 2021
Category: Today's Takeaway

Industry slams a UK report claiming biomass energy is worse than coal, calls the study flawed and counter to UN IPPC. In related news: a shuttered Fort St. James bioenergy plant to restart; and New Zealand coal boilers are being replaced with wood pellets. In other Business news: BC Safety Board finds no evidence linking railway with Lytton wildfire; and updates on/from GreenFirst (Board changes); Weyerhaeuser (wildfire efforts); San Group (award nomination); EACOM (donation); and Capital Forest Products (employee-owned).

In Forestry news: columnists Keith Baldrey and Vaughn Palmer on the BC government’s approach to old-growth logging protests; a US ENGO sues the Forest Service due to grizzly concerns; and calmer winds aid California firefighters.

Finally, a BC firm taps robotics to assemble mass timber buildings.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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