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Issue date: 
November 01, 2010

What woodfuels can do to mitigate climate change

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Nov 8, 2010

EU Biofuels Goals May Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Lobby Groups Say

Biofuels targets in the European Union could raise emissions of greenhouse gases because forests and wetlands will be destroyed to grow the crops necessary, nine environmental groups said in a

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October 26, 2010

US$8M for land titling, solar power in Amerindian communities – Jagdeo

The government’s US$8 million pledge to Amerindian communities, from the first tranche from the Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (GRIF) set up with Norway, will be used to accelerate land demarcation and finance a solar power drive, President Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday announced.

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October 22nd, 2010

Woody biomass prices in the US increase

Prices for woody biomass, whether it was sawmill by-products, forest residues or urban wood waste, were higher in the 3Q/10 than the previous quarter in most regions throughout the US reports Wood Resources International LLC.

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October 22, 2010

Officials show locals Burlington biomass site

BURLINGTON - While 25 people from Pownal signed up to take a bus trip to the McNeil Station, a 55-megawatt biomass power plant located at the north end of Burlington, only about a dozen attended.

Issue date: 
13 October 2010

Rated output reached at Novoyeniseysky LKhK

Project manager of Novoeniseysky LKhK pellet mill construction (Krasnoyarsk Kray) Alari Roosi has visited the enterprise again after a month and a half since the launch of production.

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Oct 13, 2010

Wood biomass will heat 5 public buildings in PEI

Prince Edward Island has approved two proposals that will see five public buildings in the province heated by wood biomass.

Atlantic Bioheat will supply biomass-based heat to M. E. Callaghan and Hernewood junior high schools.

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Oct 14, 2010

Nova Scotia approves NewPage plan to burn trees for power

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has just announced that its approval of the NewPage Port Hawkesbury and Nova Scotia Power's proposal to burn trees to create power.

Issue date: 
October 11th, 2010

ArcelorMittal invests to expand production of charcoal

ArcelorMittal Bio-energy is responsible for the production and marketing of the renewable commodities such as charcoal, wood, seeds and seedlings from the formation of Eucalyptus forests.

Issue date: 
October 11, 2010

Stora Enso and Neste Oil launch a new renewable diesel plant

Stora Enso and Neste Oil launch environmental impact assessment for a new renewable diesel plant. Stora Enso's and Neste Oil's joint venture, NSE Biofuels Oy, is to commence environmental impact assessments for a commercial-scale biorefinery at Porvoo and at Imatra in Finland.


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by Dr. Radut