biomass http://kunc.org en Fuel In The Fire: Burn Wood For Power Or Leave It To Nature http://kunc.org/post/fuel-fire-burn-wood-power-or-leave-it-nature The record-breaking wildfire in Yosemite National Park is almost fully <a href="http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3660/">contained</a>, two months after it started. The blaze calls attention to a problem across the western U.S.: After a century of having its fires routinely extinguished, the forests are overloaded with fuel.<p>A heated debate has flared up about what to do with that forest fuel. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 06:57:00 +0000 50823 at http://kunc.org Fuel In The Fire: Burn Wood For Power Or Leave It To Nature Gypsum Biomass Plant First of its Kind in the State http://kunc.org/post/gypsum-biomass-plant-first-its-kind-state Colorado’s first woody biomass power plant is nearly complete. Senator Mark Udall and State Senator Gail Schwartz toured the facility in Gypsum on Friday, where wood cuttings from beetle kill trees will be turned into electricity. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen explains.<p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kajx/audio/2013/08/GYPSUMBIOMASS.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Heavy machinery is moving dirt around at a construction site not far from Interstate 70. The area used to be grazed by cows. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 11:41:49 +0000 Marci Krivonen 48422 at http://kunc.org Gypsum Biomass Plant First of its Kind in the State From Pellets to Petroleum, CO Company Hits Stride In Biomass http://kunc.org/post/pellets-petroleum-co-company-hits-stride-biomass <p>Have you thought much about the wood pellet industry lately?</p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 22:21:47 +0000 Grace Hood 44641 at http://kunc.org From Pellets to Petroleum, CO Company Hits Stride In Biomass