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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Burning Trees Stretches Meaning of “Renewable”

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The state is debating their position on woody biomass. Wood is considered a renewable resource, but only if policies are in place to prevent clear-cutting. Studies show that burning wood for energy releases more greenhouse gases than coal, but the North Carolina Forestry Association and others still support burning wood. The environmental and health effects of cutting down trees to use for fuel are explored.
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 32, July 2010, p7