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NHPR Story: EPA Chief Signals Push To Declare Wood Energy Carbon-Neutral On N.H. Visit

February 14, 2018

 

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NHPR Story By Annie Ropeik 

During his New Hampshire visit Tuesday, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt signaled plans for new federal energy policies that could bolster a struggling regional industry – biomass.

In a letter to Gov. Chris Sununu, Pruitt suggests the agency plans to add biomass, including wood and other plant-based fuels, to its “‘all of the above’ energy portfolio.” 

“As you and I both recognize, continuing to be responsible stewards...

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