The Biomass Power Association wants Massachusetts to rescind regulations on biomass power plants and go back to a system of paying them to pollute because these highly carbon-intensive facilities can't meet the state's standards.
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Wood-burning power plants and waste incinerators emit more CO2 than coal plants, so why is EPA allowing bioenergy and waste incineration in the Clean Power Plan?
A significant discrepancy between the executive summary and the body of report makes it look as if EPA is intentionally misrepresenting its research.
Webinar Nov 4 & Nov 5: Bioenergy and Waste-burning Loopholes in the Clean Power Plan (and How to Avoid Them)
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Burning shredded tires and pesticide-treated railroad ties, the L'Anse Warden plant is allowed by its permit to emit more pollution than Michigan's coal plants.
Concluding a lack of “widespread, systemic impacts” while ignoring impacts from spills and injection of billions of gallons of wastewater is misleading.