Researchers work to make wood a new e...

Researchers work to make wood a new energy source

There are 4 comments on the www.sciencecodex.com story from Mar 11, 2009, titled Researchers work to make wood a new energy source. In it, www.sciencecodex.com reports that:

Is wood the new coal? Researchers at North Carolina State University think so, and they are part of a team working to turn woodchips into a substitute for coal by using a process called torrefaction that is ...

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Adrian in Tacoma

Kent, WA

#1 Mar 11, 2009
Still a major air pollutant, and not a good enough excuse to cut down more trees...

Since: Mar 09

Apo, Korea

#2 Mar 12, 2009
This is a band-aid at best. If i came up with this idea I wouldn't be that happy. Come on fellas, you can do better than this.
Charles P

Schaumburg, IL

#3 Mar 12, 2009
It could be great for a few locations, with the extra wood chips already available!!
The same is true of energy plants using garbage as fuel!
shadow

Avon, IN

#4 Mar 12, 2009
Charles P wrote:
It could be great for a few locations, with the extra wood chips already available!!
The same is true of energy plants using garbage as fuel!
well deforestations a problem just dont overdue it. and garbage works problem is it makes more pollution then coal plants do. and when you go by them it smells like a mass grave.

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