Letters to the Editor

Fortnightly Magazine - March 2008
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Biomass: Climate Unfriendly?

I found it interesting that your article (“Biomass Fuel Foibles,” December 2007) states that biomass plants will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. We own several wood (biomass) plants and yes, sulfur emissions are almost zero, but there is always a NOx problem. NOx can be controlled using urea injection and other technologies. But isn’t the main concern over the emission of CO2, and don’t biomass plants or any process that combusts fuel produce CO2 that cannot be controlled?

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