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By Jenna Loeppky: M.F. candidate and graduate research assistant in the Department of Forest Engineering, Resource Management at Oregon State University
Researchers, such as Oregon State University Professor and NARA investigator Dr. Kevin Boston, are asking questions concerning the availability and location of forest residual biomass across a wide variety of forested regions.
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An overview of the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance project to make biojet fuel out of wood waste. Stakeholders from BC and four US states – researchers, business leaders, government agencies, and economic development personnel – are working together on this.
Continue reading Overview of the NARA Project: Wood to Biojet Fuel (video)
The Northwest Wood-based Biofuels + Co-Products Conference: Towards a Wood Based Aviation Biofuel April 28-30, 2014, in Seattle
By Roy L Hales
Though production of jet fuel from wood feedstock is a new industry, cellulosic sources are expected to produce 16 billion gallons a year by 2022. America’s military and the airline industry have both set renewable fuel targets. Researchers, business leaders, government agencies, and economic development personnel are making assessments of the economic, social and environmental feasibility. An integrated refinery capable of producing 250,000 gallons a year, is being built at Boardman, Oregon. On April 28-30, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Washington State University Extention (WSU) are bringing stakeholders from four states (Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana) and BC together for a three day conference in Seattle.
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