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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, America’s private forest owners demonstrated to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) how its GHG Tailoring Rule hobbles the production of renewable biomass energy and is a break from widely accepted science and longstanding policy. Forest owners called upon EPA to modify its “Tailoring Rule,” which undermines the “renewable” classification of forest biomass, one of the country’s most promising fossil fuel replacements.

The filing which cites more than 40 government guidelines, statements, and scientific studies is highly critical of the EPA’s unprecedented move to treat electricity generated from sawdust, wood chips, and tree parts the same as it does coal and other carbon-intensive fossil fuels…

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