Inside April 2009


Wood Pellet Prowess

BY Anna AustinThe owner of Western Oregon Wood Products discusses his wood pelletizing process with Biomass Magazine, as a prelude to the tour of his Banks, Ore., facility at the upcoming 2009 International Biomass Conference & Expo. READ MORE

The Politics of �Dirty' Wood

BY Ron KotrbaPressure-treated and painted, or what is commonly referred to as "dirty" wood, is often off limits for productive reuse and relegated to landfills. Stakeholders in the construction and demolition industries talk about the politics and economics holding back the potential these prolific waste streams possess in the renewable energy sector and, more importantly, what can be done to make use of this resource. READ MORE

Barrels of Biogas

BY Ryan C. ChristiansenThere has never been a prohibition against innovation. Breweries, distilleries and related industries are using biomass and waste to produce renewable energy. READ MORE


Louisiana Paper Plant Adapts For Biomass

BY Trotter HuntThe complete replacement of a fuel delivery system provided a Louisiana paper manufacturing facility with the biomass-based renovation it needed. READ MORE

Industry News

Legal Perspectives

EERC Update

Fungibility 101

BY Ted Aulich