From Climate Extra

Study On Biomass’ Harms May Boost Industry Bid For CO2 Permit Waiver

May 5, 2021
Harvard researchers are detailing the adverse health impacts from burning biomass and other combustion fuels for power generation, findings that could bolster efforts by some agriculture industry groups who are asking EPA to exempt use of agriculture residues in non-combustion processes, such as bioplastics production, from greenhouse gas permitting. The May 5 study by Jonathan Buonocore and Parichehr Salimifard of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and published in Environmental Research Letters found that wood and natural...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting.