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WSU, PNNL convert biofuel waste into commodity, now targeting sewage sludge

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Fernandez Sebastian in lab

RICHLAND, Wash. – A method of converting a biofuel waste product into a usable and valuable commodity has been discovered by researchers at Washington State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. » More …

Sept. 15: Field tour of Jefferson poplar bioenergy site

By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

AHB-logo-100JEFFERSON, Ore. – Join researchers in the field for a free tour of the Advanced Hardwood Biofuels (AHB) Jefferson poplar demonstration site in the Willamette Valley noon-3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15. » More …

NARA member receives national award for STEM education

By Charles Burke, WSU NARA

nara-logo-200PULLMAN, Wash. – The University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) has received a national award for advancing learning in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through projects addressing real environmental problems. » More …

June 30: Field tour of Hayden poplar bioenergy site

By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

Hayden-poplarsHAYDEN, Idaho – Join researchers in the field for a free tour of the Advanced Hardwood Biofuel (AHB) Hayden 65-acre poplar demonstration site 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, June 30. » More …

Tri-Cities student selected for sustainable energy program

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Lei-Zhu-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Lei Zhu, a doctoral student at Washington State University Tri-Cities, is one of 33 United States-based students to be selected for the June 17-24 American Chemical Society Summer School on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy. » More …

Jan. 14: Webinar on bioenergy poplar hybridization

By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

PULLMAN, Wash. – New poplar varieties grown for bioenergy using inter-specific hybridization and selection techniques will be discussed in a webinar sponsored by Washington State University Extension 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14. » More …

Field tour demonstrates Clarksburg poplar bioenergy potential

AHB-logo-100DAVIS, Calif. – Join researchers for a day in the field at the Advanced Hardwood Biofuel (AHB) Clarksburg 50-acre poplar demonstration site. At the peak of their second growing season, the trees will show their full potential as a sustainable feedstock for biofuel and bioproduct production. » More …