Burning Wood for Electricity in the City

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Burning Wood for Electricity in the City

Postby Wilberforce » Thu May 03, 2012 8:33 pm

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Burning Wood for Electricity in the City: Another Example of Environmental Injustice
http://uwess.wordpress.com/2012/05/03/s ... ister-now/
Presented by Toby Thaler, Mike Smith, and Gretchen Nicholas, Washington Citizens for Clean Energy

As it becomes increasingly clear that the era of cheap fossil fuels for energy is coming to an end, alternatives are being sought. One is to burn wood to make electricity, but doing so produces more pollution than burning oil or gas. Are the impacts of burning wood for electricity in the urban environment being considered from the perspective of public health impacts? What can be done to make sure such impacts are properly considered?


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