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wood burning power plants

New Hampshire Loggers Hit Hard By Veto Of Biomass Subsidies

Eric Cole was at home on Poverty Lane making dinner earlier this month when his phone rang. One of his customers was calling with bad news: A new $390,000 logging skidder that Cole, a heavy equipment salesman, had just delivered would have to be returned. The customer, an Upper Valley logger whom Cole declined to […]

PFPI Asks For FTC Investigation Into Biomass Power Industry’s Ad Claims

Biomass power companies often violate consumer protection standards with misleading claims that wood-burning power plants are clean and carbon neutral, according to a report an environmental advocacy group has submitted to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The Partnership for Policy Integrity (PFPI) said it also sent the FTC a letter asking the agency to investigate […]

South Carolina Biomass Power Plant Under Fire From Environmental Group

Wood-burning power plants such as the facility operating near this town pollute more than coal-burning plants, an environmental group claims in a report due to be released today. But they are not held to the same emission controls and have been given clean energy subsidies. The group, Partnership for Policy Integrity, embargoed the report until […]


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