Lumber co. forced to burn logs for NS Power

A Nova Scotia lumber founded in 1866 is in trouble with the cause related to the province’s ill-thought-out biomass-for-electricity programs. “Former Hefler Forest Products employee Stephen Peter Thurston blames the biomass plant for the company’s financial woes….They were able to get government money to build this biomass plant and it just isn’t working… Hefler Forest Products was chipping up logs to burn in the power plant.” View CH article, also the Healthy Forests Coalition’s Biomass Briefing Note which advocates that Burning Forest Biomass Must be Removed from the List of Renewable Sources of Electricity.

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