Forest Service Reveals New 4FRI Strategy

Forest Service Reveals New 4FRI Strategy USDA Forest Service Chief Randy Moore announced new funding and a redesigned strategy for the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) during a visit with elected officials in Arizona in November. The agency is committing $54...

FS Says Biomass Should Drive 4FRI

FS Says Biomass Should Drive 4FRI Following its cancellation of the Phase 2 Request for Proposal (RFP) and bid selection in September, which caught everybody by surprise, the Forest Service “has gone back to work” on how to move forward with stewardship and treatment...

New Gasification Plant Picks California Site

New Gasification Plant Picks California Site   Officials with Yosemite Clean Energy recently announced they have secured a site for developing a carbon-negative green hydrogen and renewable natural gas (RNG) production plant in Oroville, Calif., with...

Arbaflame Announces Romanian Pellet Plant

Arbaflame Announces Romanian Pellet Plant Norwegian biotechnology company Arbaflame announced in early November plans to build a wood fuel pellet plant in Romania. The company is also working with Romania’s energy ministry on a coal replacement verification test...

Drax Supports United Way’s Latest Efforts

Drax Supports United Way’s Latest Efforts Drax Biomass donated $5,000 and essential water supplies to help evacuees in Northeastern Louisiana who were impacted by Hurricane Ida. The funds and supplies went to hurricane relief efforts driven by United Way of northeast...

Wood Pellet Mill In Adel Getting Closer

Wood Pellet Mill In Adel Getting Closer   A proposed 450,000 metric tons per year industrial wood pellet mill to be built in Adel, Ga. is still an active project with nearly all of the pieces—including financing, equipment selection and air quality permit—in...