2010 Feb. 7: MI Bay City: MI messenger: Particulate: Proposed biomass plant: Better than coal?

2010 Feb. 7: MI Bay City: MI messenger: Particulate: Proposed biomass plant: Better than coal?

By Eartha Jane Melzer 1/26/10
Biomass electricity generation is being touted as renewable energy with benefits for the state economy, but a comparison between a proposed wood-burning plant in Mancelona and a recently permitted coal-fired plant near Bay City shows that wood-burning plants can emit more of some harmful pollutants.

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