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D) For class on Friday, 2/26.   Be prepared to present your two figures and your strategy for answering your group question.

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Works Cited

Gibbs, Jeff. "Green Nightmare: Burning Biomass is Not Renewable Energy." The Huffington Post. 17 Dec. 2009. Web. 23 Feb. 2010. <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-gibbs/green-nightmare-burning-b_b_395553.html>. 

 

The Gibb’s article gives an opposing view, explaining why biomass generated energy is not a renewable energy source.

 

MaineForest Service. MaineForest Service Assessment of Sustainable Biomass Availability. Rep. Maine State Government, 17 July 2008. Web. 24 Feb. 2010. <http://www.maine.gov/doc/mfs/pubs/pdf/biomass_memo_071708.pdf>.

 

The Maine Forest Service Report provided information regarding the current biomass of Maine's forests, and the sustainable yield for the forests.

 

MiddleburyCollege. "Biomass at Middlebury." The Middlebury Blog Network. Web. 24 Feb. 2010. <http://blogs.middlebury.edu/biomass/about/>.

 

The Middlebury site was used to obtain general as well as specific information regarding the use of biomass technology at MiddleburyCollege. This information was used to determine what would be necessary for Colby to use biomass technology.

 

National Alliance of Forest Owners. "Carbon Neutrality of Energy from Forest Biomass." Carbon Neutrality of Energy from Forest Biomass. NAFO (National Alliance of Forest Owners), 2009. Web. 23 Feb. 2010. <http://nafoalliance.org/carbon-neutrality-of-energy-from-forest-biomass/>.

 

The National Alliance of Forest Owners site provides background information in regards to the carbon neutrality of producing energy from forest biomass.

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