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Wood as a Power Source May be Making Comeback

posted on October 10, 2008 at 8:10 PM

RUSSELL, Mass (AP) -- The push for more power from renewable fuels has renewed interest in one of the oldest energy sources: wood. Full Story

Canadian Company Refines Bio Oil from Wood Waste

posted on September 12, 2008 at 8:09 PM

Canadian Company Refines Bio Oil from Wood Waste
In its latest crop production estimates, the Agriculture Department predicted this week that U.S growers will harvest 12.1 billion bushels of corn this fall. Full Story

Environmental Groups Sue to Stop Logging in Kentucky Forest

posted on May 4, 2007 at 8:05 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) - Two environmental groups claim the U.S Forest Service is violating its own rules and federal law with a plan to cut trees on more than 12,000 acres of a forest preserve. Full Story

U.S. Senate Approves Extension of Timber Payments

posted on March 30, 2007 at 8:03 PM

The U.S Senate approved a plan to authorize about $2.8 billion to extend payments to areas of the country hurt by logging cutbacks imposed in the 1990s to protect the spotted owl and other threatened species. Full Story

U.S., Canada Settle Softwood Lumber Trade Dispute

posted on July 7, 2006 at 8:07 PM

U.S., Canada Settle Softwood Lumber Trade Dispute
The United States and Canada this week signed an agreement to settle a drawn-out trade battle over softwood lumber -- a key home-building material. Full Story

Hurricane Puts Softwood Lumber Talks On Hold

posted on September 9, 2005 at 8:09 PM

Hurricane Katrina dealt a blow to softwood lumber negotiations this week as talks between the United States and Canada were put on hold. Full Story

U.S. Cuts Tariff on Softwood Lumber from Canada

posted on December 17, 2004 at 8:12 PM

U.S. Cuts Tariff on Softwood Lumber from Canada
The United States government this week cut tariffs on softwood lumber from Canada. Full Story

Mothballing Termites

posted on June 6, 2003 at 8:06 PM

Deadly to termites; more eco-friendly… Future wood treatments may deliver a one-two punch in the fight against termites and wood fungus. Full Story

Willows for Biomass

posted on October 25, 2002 at 8:10 PM

And you say these willows will do what now? Full Story

New glues is good news

posted on December 1, 2000 at 8:12 PM

Forget horses, there's another source of glue down on the farm. Full Story

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