Washington state aims at legislation for aviation biofuels from wood wste

January 13, 2011 |

In Washington state, the Commissioner for Public Lands says he will propose legislation to use wood waste as a feedstock for renewable jet fuel. He wants the Department of Natural Resources to launch a pilot project under its forest biomass program to study manufacturing methods, markets and supply sources to convert forest wood waste to energy sources. The plan already has the support of Boeing Co., the Port of Seattle and the state Commerce Department.

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