Power plants that burn scrap wood and other organic materials receive government support as...

|By:, SA News Editor

Power plants that burn scrap wood and other organic materials receive government support as environmentally preferable to plants that burn fossil fuels, but a WSJ analysis shows they frequently violate emissions standards. Of 107 U.S. biomass plants, 85 have been cited by state or federal regulators for violating air or water pollution standards during the past five years.