Tag: US Forest Service

US Forest Service announces opening of tribal biomass demonstration projects program

US Forest Service announces opening of tribal biomass demonstration projects program

April 17, 2019 |

In Washington, the US Forest Service announced programming for biomass demonstration projects on tribal lands. Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017 amends the Tribal Forest Protection Act of 2004 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), to enter into contracts or agreements with Indian tribes, and, in Alaska, tribal organizations to […]

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US Forest Service working to expand renewable wood energy markets

US Forest Service working to expand renewable wood energy markets

March 30, 2017 |

In Washington, the U.S. Forest Service is working to expand renewable wood energy markets by providing technical assistance and grants to public and private sector partners through its Woody Biomass Utilization program. By supporting efforts to reuse the excess wood from forest thinnings, urban tree trimmings, and forest products manufacturing facilities as well as trees killed by […]

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USDA, DOE grant $47M to eight new biorefining projects

USDA, DOE grant $47M to eight new biorefining projects

[ 2 ] May 6, 2011 |

Eight new projects in advanced biorefining feedstocks, processing, and logistics: who won, why they’re important In Washington, US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and US Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced a total of $47 million in grants to fund eight research and development projects that will support the production of biofuels, bioenergy and high-value biobased products […]

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