States

Massachusetts’ Climate Forestry Committee Recommendations: Follow the Science

Governor Healey asked for – and received – strong scientific support for protecting forests for their climate benefits

Forests, Massachusetts, Uncategorized

California Scheming: Rural county officials diving into the wood pellet business

A proposal for two massive wood pellet plants in northern California is being hyped as a “forest resiliency” project

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Massachusetts state house with golden dome

New Bills Will Close Loopholes in Massachusetts’ Clean Energy Laws

New state bills in Massachusetts would end subsidies for woody biomass.

Massachusetts, States, Subsidies

Maine forests next on the chopping block for biomass

More forest liquidation to be paid for with your tax dollars

Featured, Maine

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.

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