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Last week the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) panel on biogenic carbon emissions completed its final draft report providing recommendations for assessing biomass carbon emissions. Assuming the...
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Earlier this week the Senate sent its strongest signal yet on the need for a clear, simple and consistent policy recognizing the carbon neutrality of renewable forest biomass energy. With...
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WASHINGTON, DC, February 3, 2016 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) today applauded Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Angus King (I-ME) for their leadership on...
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WASHINGTON, DC, January 22, 2016 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clarify its policy on forest biomass as set...
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Last week the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service took a constructive step forward by recognizing the positive benefits of private working forests to the long-term conservation of the Northern Long-eared...
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Some organizations continue to sound an alarm about the impacts of biomass energy on sustainable forestry in the Southern United States.  Using the export of wood pellets to Europe as...
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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Carlton N. Owen, 864-233-7646, carlton@usendowment.org Gretchen Schaefer, 202-747-0756, gschaefer@nafoalliance.org U.S. Wood Pellet Export Market No Threat to U.S. Southern Forests Washington, DC, November 18, 2015...
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Today is “Back to the Future Day” – the day in the whimsical Back to the Future Part II in which Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel forward thirty years...
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NAFO Infographic: The Continuous Carbon Cycle. Click to see full size... In 2010 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made a mistake in the Tailoring Rule by treating carbon emissions...
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WASHINGTON, DC, October 9, 2013 –The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals today stayed the waters of the U.S. rule issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army...
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WASHINGTON, DC, August 3, 2015 – Today forest owners responded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP) with an appeal to Congress for greater certainty. Private...
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The science supporting forest biomass energy is extensive, well-established and well understood. One hundred prominent scientists from around the country, forestry and carbon researchers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
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