WOOD PELLET FORUM September 29,2017 9AM-3PM
Register and learn more at www.woodpelletsnc.com
One of the most significant threats facing North Carolina’s coastal forests is the rise of the wood pellet industry. That’s why I am writing you today, to invite you to the Wood Pellet Forum, an educational public event focusing on the effects of the wood pellet industry on North Carolina’s communities and forests.The forum is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29, in Wilmington on the campus of UNC-Wilmington. We have assembled an impressive set of experts. The objectives of the forum are to increase public awareness, understanding and appreciation of consequences of harvesting, processing, transporting and burning wood pellets derived from bottomland swamp and other hardwood forest trees.I invite your organization and supporters to save the date and to attend.
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Burning America's Forest to Electrify Europe Source: Eubioenergy.com
Drax is one of Europe’s largest power stations. Its 12 giant cooling towers dominate the landscape of the Trent Valley in eastern England. It generates up to 4,000 megawatts of electricity – meeting a tenth of the UK’s demand – and is one of the world’s biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, sending more than 23 million tonnes of CO₂ up its chimneys each year..
Clear-cut forest in North Carolina, US (c) Dogwood Alliance Enviva facility in Ahoskie, NC, which supplies Drax (c) Dogwood Alliance