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Making Biofuels from West Coast Forests is a Bad Idea

Source:Tree Hugger
Country:UNITED STATES
State:Oregon
Published:10/26/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Let's Not Repeat the Corn Ethanol Debacle

Scientists from the Oregon State University have published in Nature Climate Change the largest and most comprehensive study to date on the environmental impacts of making biofuel from West Coast forests. What they found after crunching the data isn't very encouraging for those who would like to revive the forestry sector by turning trees into fuel....Read the full story on TreeHugger



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