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Washington forests may be solution to state's green-energy quest

Oct 6, 2009 at 11:16am

Wood is a popular fuel for heating homes in the Northwest but few people might see it as an important source of liquid fuels for motor vehicles. However, a new UW report commissioned by the Washington Legislature suggests that woody biomass could represent the state's greatest opportunity to develop biofuels and reduce both green house gas emissions and dependency upon imported oil. Read more at the Uweek article of 8/20/09: http://www.washington.edu/news/archive/uweek/51624