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Enviva Biomass Facility Meets Opposition

Proposed wood-pellet processing plant in Richmond County, N.C., raises pollution concerns.

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Smoke in the Hills: Wood Stoves in Appalachia

Some cherish wood heat as a renewable, inexpensive energy source that offsets fossil fuel use, but wood stoves have been under fire in recent years for smoke pollution. Despite their smoky reputation, wood stoves can be an efficient, low-impact heating source when operated and maintained correctly.

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Bio-energy Creates A Mass of Questions

By Jason Reagan Biomass: it’s a new word but an ancient energy source. For much of the world, the practice of gathering energy from organic material — the “bio” in “biomass” — is an everyday affair. Worldwide, about 146 billion

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