White House recognizes that biomass burning is not carbon neutral

President Obama has wisely taken a strong stand for better clean air, climate, and public health protection, by recognizing that biomass combustion is not carbon neutral. From the article linked below:   “In a lengthy policy statement rejecting House Republican efforts at dismantling carbon reform, the White House has categorically rejected biomass fuels as carbon…

Biomass Combustion: Harmful on any Scale

Article by Cathy Baiton, published in the June 2014 issue of The Biomass Monitor (http://www.energyjustice.net/biomass/monitor) In the same way that industrial biomass combustion can seriously jeopardize public health and the environment in communities, residential and smaller-scale commercial biomass burning also have adverse impacts on health and air quality in neighborhoods. In many cities and towns increased…