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May 25, 2010

ArborGen cleared to field test genetically engineered eucalyptus in US south

Eucalyptus trees with a foreign gene that helps them withstand cold weather could become a new source of wood for pulp, paper, and biofuels in the Southern timber belt, said a report in the New York Times.

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June 23, 2010

Sustainable forest management for privately-owned U.S. forests

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CE2 Carbon Capital (CE2), one of the largest investors and owners of U.S.

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June 21, 2010

Detailed Summary of the American Power Act of 2010 Offset Provisions

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June 2010

University Sees Biomass as Future for Energy Generation

Biomass has been in use at the University of Missouri power plant since 2005. The power plant boilers have been cofiring wood waste up to 5 percent with coal in the existing plant boilers, consuming between 5,000 and 6,000 tons of woody biomass this year.

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June 21, 2010

US-South Timberland Transaction update

The pace of timberland transactions is still pretty slow but they are occurring (about 500,000 acres since my update last fall) and prices do not appear to have dropped below those of late last year. I think the 10% - 15% decline estimate (from the peak)  is still pretty solid.

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June 21

Our View: Future of wood-fired plants key energy issue

A study that says biomass plants are worse than oil is not the last word on this subject.

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'Green' pulp mill eyed for province

A group of investors that includes actor Woody Harrelson is hoping to produce high-quality, eco-friendly paper from wheat and flax straw in southern Manitoba for the likes of Staples and Office Depot.

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June 11, 2010

Biomass confusion in the U.S.

The Biomass Power Association is requesting an apology and a clarification statement from the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for misinformation communicated in a study released June 10.

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June 8, 2010

NV Energy hopeful waste wood will become an energy source

By 2025, a quarter of Nevada’s energy must come from renewable sources

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June 3, 2010

Domestic Offsets in the American Power Act: Preserving the Integrity?

NRDC staff have posted assessments of a number of key elements of the Kerry-Lieberman American Power Act discussion draft.


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by Dr. Radut