How much of your “clean, renewable” energy comes out of a smokestack?

The biomass power industry produced 1.4% of power in the United States in 2009, but a far greater proportion of air pollution. How is this “clean” energy, again?

Air Pollution, All posts, Subsidies, US Work

et tu, Hawaii? Biomass Developers Low-Ball Numbers to Avoid Pollution Controls

The Hu Honua plant, an old coal burner which is being converted to burn wood, will emit 20 to 30 tons per year of toxic chemicals like formaldehyde, benzene, and hydrochloric acid, dangerous metals like arsenic and mercury, and harmful combustion byproducts including dioxin.

Air Pollution, All posts, Hawaii, States