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Incentives for biomass utilization at the Federal level




Patton-Mallory, Marcia, author

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Presented at the Can forests meet our energy needs? The future of forest biomass in Colorado conference, February 21, 2008, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.
Dr. Marcia Patton-Mallory is currently responsible for coordinating the woody biomass efforts of the USDA Forest Service across National Forest System, State and Private Forestry, and Research and Development programs, serving as an executive liaison and coordinator between the USDA Forest Service and other Federal agencies, State organizations and private interests. Previously, she was worked as a researcher with the Weyerhaeuser Company and the US Forest Service and also in research management positions in the US Forest Service including Director of the Rocky Mountain Research Station, which covers 14 of the states in the Interior West. She was a congressional fellow in the US Senate working on Energy and Natural Resources issues, and is a member of the Western Governor's Biomass Task Force, working on their clean and diversified energy initiative. She received her B.S. in Wood Science and Technology and also her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Structural Engineering all from Colorado State University. She is also a Distinguished Alumna in the Warner College of Natural Resources.
Adapted from the presentation at the Harvesting Green Jenergy Conference held in January 2008, by David T. Quinby, Stoel Rives, Minneapolis, MN.

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