Friday, January 9, 2015

[biofuelwatch] Nova Scotia Power Biomass in Cape Breton Raising Green Concerns





Nova Scotia Power Biomass in Cape Breton Raising Green Concerns

- by Aaron Beswick, January 9, 2015, The Chronicle Herald

About 2,790 hectares.

That's a rough estimate of how much woodland will need to be cut annually to feed Nova Scotia Power's biomass boiler at Point Tupper.

"It seems that more of the fears are coming true than the benefits we had envisioned from that facility," said Kari Easthouse, manager of the Cape Breton Private Land Partnership.

Foresters in northern Nova Scotia are warning that the wood being burned at Nova Scotia Power's new biomass boiler may be green, but the electricity coming out of it isn't...

READ MORE at The Biomass Monitor
--   Editor, The Biomass Monitor  Editor, Energy Justice Now


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