A must read for Biofuel searcher.. New Release of Biofuel Secrets ..A must read for for every US voter and concerned citizen.. challenges the reader to explore new possibilities and new mindsets that will ultimately be required if the world is truly ready to make a change.. amazon.com US onlyThe Public planning inquiry started on Monday this week. A coalition headed by the Grangemouth Community Council, with local FoE groups, local fishery experts and Biofuelwatch is putting the opposition case.
Forth Energy's proposed development is a 100MW electricity power station with theoretically up to 200MW of heat to nearby industrial facilities and to local housing (via a not-yet-built district heating network).
It will burn up to 1.5 million tonnes of wood a year. Forth Energy have recently changed statements about their procurement plans, and now say that all of this will be imported.
Their carbon footprint analysis relies on short rotation eucalyptus to shorten the 'carbon debt'. Supplies of eucalyptus for biomass use are limited, so intially fuel will come from existing forests and plantations.
The development is in an area of poor air quality and will increase concentration levels of Sulphur Dioxide, Nitrogen Dioxide and particulates.
The Scotsman has reported the inquiry, and if more people added comments to the on-line story it would help keep it in the public eye:
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