Challenges and Opportunities for the Northeastern Forest Bioindustry

  title={Challenges and Opportunities for the Northeastern Forest Bioindustry},
  • Published 2008
1 Introduction 2 In recent years, rising and increasingly volatile energy costs have combined with 3 growing concerns over global climate change to fuel interest in the development of carbon-4 neutral, sustainable energy sources. Throughout the U.S. and abroad, a host of policies and 5 research initiatives are in progress to address economic and technological barriers that 6 restrain the transition to a sustainable " bioindustry. " In the U.S., the Energy Independence 7 and Security Act (EISA… CONTINUE READING