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Enhancing carbon sequestration and reclamation of degraded lands with coal-combustion and biomass-pyrolysis products

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Year
2008

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Plasynski, S., and Beckert, H., 2008, Enhancing carbon sequestration and reclamation of degraded lands with coal-combustion and biomass-pyrolysis products: National Energy Technology Laboratory, 4 p.

Summary

In many ways, the mountain west (Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming) is an energy colony for the rest of the United States: it is rich in energy resources that are extracted to fuel economic growth in the wealthier and more populous coastal regions. Federal agencies and global corporations often behave as if the mountain west is a place to be exploited or managed for the benefit of customers and consumers elsewhere. Yet, the area. is not vast empty space with a limitless supply of natural resources, but rather a fast-growing region with a diverse economic base dependent on a limited supply of water. New decision processes and collaborations are slowly changing this situation, but in a piecemeal [...]

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