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U.S. wood pellet exports could rise from 9.9 million metric tons in 2013 to 38 million in 2020

Southern forests are drawing millions of dollars in foreign spending to the U.S. to help utilities overseas meet carbon-emission rules that this country is still debating as tools to limit climate change. The Florida Times Union takes a look at … Continue reading

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EPA announces delay in 2014 RVO decision

The U.S. EPA announced it is delaying finalization of the long-awaited 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard Renewable Volume Obligations until 2015. EPA’s formal announcement can be accessed at http://epa.gov/otaq/fuels/renewablefuels/regulations.htm. While a bad proposed rule has been withdrawn, uncertainty for biofuels producers and investors … Continue reading

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Bioenergy Advocates Begin to Weigh-in on Revised Framework

On November 19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its revised Framework for Assessing Biogenic CO2 Emissions from Stationary Sources. The bioenergy and biomass sectors have been weighing in with their thoughts and assessment of the revised Framework. See … Continue reading

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EPA Releases Revised Biogenic Carbon Assessment Framework

On November 19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its revised Framework for Assessing Biogenic CO2 Emissions from Stationary Sources. The Framework reflects the findings and recommendations from reviews of a prior draft document. The EPA is now requesting … Continue reading

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Call For Papers – Abstract deadline December 15, 2014

The Southeastern Sun Grant Center will host a regional conference — “Southern Crossroads: Progress In Biomass Production, Processing and Use“.  It will be held February 2-4, 2015 at the Hotel at Auburn University in Auburn, AL.  The conference will highlight … Continue reading

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