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David Foster on Independent Advisory Panel for Massachusetts Biomass Sustainability Study

December 1, 2009
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The Department of Energy Resources (DOER) selected the Manomet Center for Conservation Services of Plymouth to lead a comprehensive study related to biomass sustainability and carbon policy. The Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Ian Bowles commissioned the six-month study to bring the best science to bear as DOER prepares new regulations to establish sustainability criteria biomass facilities under the Massachusetts Renewable Portfolio Standard. The study will be reviewed by an Independent Advisory Panel including David Foster, Director of the Harvard Forest, and Alaric Sample, President of the Pinchot Institute.

Click here for a list of the advisors on the panel.

Read a Boston Globe Editorial on the study. 

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