Canadian Biomass Magazine

Activist shows how to beat biomass plants

October 10, 2011
By Columbian

Oct 10, 2011, Vancouver, WA - An anti-biomass power plant activist presented tactics to a local group fighting a proposed biomass plant in Clark County, Washington.

An avowed opponent of biomass energy plants, such as the one proposed
near the Clark County Courthouse, Duff Badgley of Seattle had this advice for local activists
Sunday: “Where we’ve been successful is where we have taken off the

So it was no surprise he titled his talk,
“Poison: Lethal Incinerator in Downtown Vancouver.” In a two-hour
session organized by leaders of the Hough Neighborhood Association, he
outlined his opposition to biomass plants and presented tips for those
who would like to defeat it. As reported in The Columbian , Badgley told a crowd of about 30 people gathered at the Pop Culture soda
shop that biomass plants carry a heavy price in terms of the air
pollution from particulates, carbon dioxide and other emissions.

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