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Jun. 22, 2010

Brazil's Eldorado starts work on world's biggest pulp mill, also considers integrated tissue plant

TRÊS LAGOAS, June 22, 2010 (PPI Latin America) - The city of Três Lagoas in the Brazilian Midwest has definitely made its mark on the pulp and paper industry map with a project that will make it the largest pulp producer in the world.

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27 December 2010

Polish company to produce biochar in Altai Territory

The negotiations between forest holding Altailes and representatives of Ribegla company took place in Altai Territory.

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Forestry Groups Take Aim at New EPA Regulations

A recent study commissioned by the National Alliance of Forestry Owners states that a new Environmental Protection Agency rule regulating greenhouse gas emissions will severely limit woody biomass renewable energy projects if implemented as scheduled in January.

In May, the EPA issued a final rule establishing the “Tailoring Rule” to regulate greenhouse gas emissions released into the atmosphere by defining when permits are required for new and existing industrial facilities. The rule is scheduled to go into effect Jan. 2, 2011.

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20. Dezember 2010

California Enacts New Cap and Trade Program

It has been difficult for the US federal government to pass sweeping legislation that will spur renewable energy development, but California's new cap and trade program shows that states can lead.

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December 22nd, 2010

Frustration with Ontario’s wood supply competition

When the province of Ontario announced a plan in November 2009 to free up 11 million cubic metres of unused wood fibre in the province through a wood supply competition, over 100 value-added wood projects submitted an application.

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December 20th, 2010

Swiss Wood Firm To Invest 900 Million Euros In Tunisia

Switzerland-based Global Wood Holding will invest 900 million euros to grow Eucalyptus trees in Tunisia and export the wood to Europe, creating 45,000 jobs reports World Environmemt News.  The project will be sited on 160,000 hectares in the Tunisian desert some 500 km (310 miles) sou

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December 19th, 2010

Explosion at Pacific BioEnergy’s pellet plant in Prince George, B.C.

On Friday night an explosion blasted the Pacific BioEnergy wood pellet plant in Prince George, British Columbia.

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Dec 10, 2010

Finland to fund sustainable energy from forests in Indonesia

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December 8th, 2010

Creation of the Northern Bioenergy Partnership

The Northern Bioenergy Partnership has been created by the B.C. Bioenergy Network, Omineca Beetle Action Coalition, and local bioenergy companies.

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December 3rd, 2010

World’s largest wood pellet plant planned

Vyborgskaya Cellulose, a Russian pulp and paper maker, said that it expected to start producing pellets that can be used in heat and electricity generation from its plant in Vyborg by the end of the year reports Tree Frog Daily Forestry NewsThe plant, located in northwest Russia, wil


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