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Apr 10, 2014 by Indigenous Environmental Network
Industry Hype & Misdirected Science Undercuts Real Energy/Climate Solutions
Genetically Engineering Poplars for Paper and Biofuels Condemned
Washington, DC–Scientists and environmentalists today condemned a recent press release by researchers at the University of British Columbia announcing they have created genetically engineered (GE) poplar trees for paper and biofuel production, opening the prospect of growing these GE trees like an agricultural crop in the future.
U.S. Department of Energy release — April 15, 2014
Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Technologies to Produce Advanced Biofuel Products from Biomass
The U.S. Energy Department today announced up to $10 million in funding to advance the production of advanced biofuels, substitutes for petroleum-based feedstocks, and bioproducts made from renewable, non-food-based biomass, such as agricultural residues and woody biomass. 224 more words