SE councils 'ignore potential of wood as fuel'

April 2007
Farmers Weekly;4/27/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 17, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that local authorities in south-east England are failing to capitalize on the potential of farmers to produce wood fuel according to a study conducted by the Farming and Rural Issues Group. The south-east is the most wooded region of the country, with trees covering 14 percent of the area. According to group chairman Shaun Leavey, wood from a well-managed source provides an opportunity to make a real contribution to climate change mitigation in the region.


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