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Title: Forests and biofuels: an opportunity for public-private partnering

Author: Wegner, Theodore;

Date: 2011

Source: Tappi journal. Vol. 10, no. 5 (May 2011): p. 6-7.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: In 2010, the Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) celebrated its 100th anniversary — a significant milestone in its history. Throughout its century of public service, the FPL has conducted wood and fiber utilization research that contributes to the conservation and productivity of forest resources and to sustainably meeting the needs of people for forest products. Located in Madison, WI, the FPL has specifically focused on creating forest biomass utilization science and technology that simultaneously helps solve national problems and achieves national forest land management goals.

Keywords: Forests, forestry, research, United States, forest products, public-private sector cooperation, research partnerships, research institutes, research projects, forest products industry, technological innovations, wood utilization, wood products, wood research, biomass energy, energy industries, forest products research, biorefining, biomass fuel, biofuels, public private partnerships, commentary

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Wegner, Theodore; 2011. Forests and biofuels: an opportunity for public-private partnering. Tappi journal. Vol. 10, no. 5 (May 2011): p. 6-7.


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