U.S. South’s Largest Wood Pellet Exporter has Vital Forests in its Crosshairs

by Debbie Hammel / Switchboard When you think about burning wood to heat your home, you might imagine a cozy fireplace, not a giant power plant. Unfortunately, utility companies in Europe are making massive investments to convert their power plants to burn wood—known as “biomass”—as a replacement for coal and other fossil fuels. This is […]

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