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Grain Farmers of Ontario: CFS misses the mark on biofuels

The organization has deep concerns about the current Clean Fuels Standard (CFS) proposed by the Canadian government, are opposed to the criteria for land use, and ask for transparency around carbon numbers and any certification processes.

New website speaks to wood pellets’ strengths

Forestry Innovation Investment Ltd., a crown corporation of the government of British Columbia, recently gave its website “naturally:wood” a new look and for the first time ever it also now features wood pellets.

Neste, Shell sign agreement to increase supply of SAF

“SAF offers the only viable alternative to fossil liquid fuels for powering commercial aircraft with an immediate potential to reduce aviation’s greenhouse gas emissions,” said Thorsten Lange, executive vice-president for renewable aviation at Neste.

Recordings from this year’s Canadian BioDesign Conference now available

“The third annual Canadian BioDesign Conference was virtual this year and went better than expected. We had over 400 registrants which is more than attended in our previous conferences in person (150 – 200),” said A.J. (Sandy) Marshall, executive director of Bioindustrial Innovation Canada.

USIPA welcomes Denmark’s new biomass sustainability requirements

The new law sets firm sustainability criteria for preserving carbon stocks and carbon sinks in source forests, and for protecting natural areas and biodiversity, among other measures.
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WPAC puts spotlight on climate change, sustainability at annual conference

This year’s Wood Pellet Association of Canada Conference and AGM, held virtually because of the pandemic, ran from Sept. 22 to Sept. 24. It attracted nearly 500 professionals from across North America and around the world. Here are some of the key takeaways. » Read more...

FESBC announces seventh intake for funding applications

“Projects being considered for Intake seven will be for increased utilization of wood fibre that would normally be left as waste or the rehabilitation of forests where low value or damaged areas can be cleared to then be reforested to grow healthier forests,” said Steve Kozuki, Executive Director, FESBC. » Read more...