Biomass program thins national forest of dead, diseased trees

More than 200,000 tons of dead or diseased trees were removed from national forests this summer through a program that offsets the harvest and transport cost for delivering plant materials to biomass refineries, said USDA. Nineteen facilities in 10 states took part. Up to $12.5 million is available annually under the Biomass Crop Assistance Program for… » Read More

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