When communities are threatened by new or existing biomass power plants, they turn to PFPI for the information they need to fight back.

PFPI responds to requests from communities and advocacy groups from around the country for input on a wide range of issues, including individual facility air permits, rebutting biomass industry claims, greenhouse gas emissions accounting, and state policies related to biomass bailouts and subsidies.  We also engage directly in legal and regulatory proceedings and legislative advocacy. See more about our state campaigns and featured reports below. 

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Wood heating eclipses all other sources of PM2.5 pollution in Massachusetts

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 25, 2024 Contact: Laura Haight, US Policy Director, lhaight@pfpi.netJacob Carter, Staff Scientist, jcarter@pfpi.net Wood heating eclipses all other sources of … Read more

Massachusetts’ Climate Forestry Committee Recommendations: Follow the Science

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

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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New Bills Will Close Loopholes in Massachusetts’ Clean Energy Laws

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

Maine forests next on the chopping block for biomass

More forest liquidation to be paid for with your tax dollars

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

Calling biomass energy “zero-emission”? Fuhgeddaboudit!

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