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Groups call on Congress to ditch the biomass “carbon neutrality” rider

More than 100 local, state, and national organizations are urging House and Senate leaders to keep the biomass carbon…

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Class action lawsuit alleges wood pellet maker Enviva is “engaged in textbook greenwashing”

We’re shocked – shocked! – to hear of Enviva’s “reckless disregard for the truth

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EU climate, nature and air quality goals are in jeopardy because of wood-burning for energy, new study shows

Climate-critical land carbon sink is rapidly declining, while harvesting and burning wood for biomass energy continues to grow

Air Pollution, All posts, Carbon emissions, European Policy, Featured, International, Science/Analysis, Slider content, Subsidies

Groups Tell New York PSC: Don’t Fall for ReEnergy’s “Zero-Emission” Claims

Calling biomass energy “zero-emission”? Fuhgeddaboudit!

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Massachusetts First in the Nation to End Renewable Energy Subsidies for Wood-Burning Power Plants

A new Massachusetts law expands clean energy development and ends renewable energy subsidies for wood-burning power plants.

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PFPI Applauds MA House & Senate for Standing Firm on Climate Bill

Legislators Reject Gov’s Proposal to Gut Biomass Provisions, Strike Biomass from RPS.

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Governor Baker Tries to Sneak Biomass Into Climate Bill

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker vetoed comprehensive climate legislation, sending the bill back with amendments that would effectively protect subsidies for old, dirty biomass power plants.

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Biomass rules, legislation down to the wire in Massachusetts

Will the MA legislature finally stand up to the biomass industry? We’ll know soon.

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PFPI Applauds Senate Action to End Woody Biomass Subsidies in MA

Massachusetts Senate bill removes woody biomass from two flagship state energy programs.

Air Pollution, All posts, Massachusetts

MA Senate Bill Would Ban New Biomass Subsidies

The Massachusetts Senate has ​advanced a sweeping new climate policy bill that would stop Governor Baker’s biomass subsidies in their tracks.

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