Economic and ecologic impacts associated with wood chip production in North Carolina.

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Southern Center for Sustainable Forests, Duke University, N.C. State University , [Raleigh, N.C.?]
Wood chips industry -- Environmental aspects -- North Carolina., Wood chips industry -- Economic aspects -- North Caro


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ContributionsSouthern Center for Sustainable Forests., North Carolina. Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources.
LC ClassificationsSD387.E58 E33 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3986789M
LC Control Number2001315801

The North Carolina Wood Chip Mill Study examined the economic and ecological impacts associated with production of wood chips at 18 satellite chip mills and. Introduction. In May ofthe Southern Center for Sustainable Forests (SCSF) initiated a study to evaluate the economic and ecological impacts associated with production of wood chips at satellite chip mills in the state of North by: The North Carolina Wood Chip Mill Study represents an integrated assessment of the economic and ecological impacts associated with production of wood chips at satellite chip mills in the state of.

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Goals / Objectives The principal objectives of this research project will be to enhance our economic and policy analyses of means to achieve sustainable forest management in the South and in the world.

Combined, the Co-Principal Investigators for this project combined have excellent skills in resource economics, econometrics, forest finance, resource policy, and international forestry.

the economic impact of wood pellet production to the u.s. south James E. Henderson 1, Omkar Joshi 2, William G.

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Hubbard 3, 1 Ph.D. Department of Forestry, Mississippi State University. The vast majority of households in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) depend on wood energy—comprising firewood and charcoal—for their daily energetic needs.

Such consumption trends are expected to remain a common feature of SSA’s wood energy production and supply chains, at least in the short- to medium-terms. Notwithstanding its importance, wood energy generally has low priority in.

The forest sector in North Carolina— including forestry and logging operations, sawmills, furniture mills, and pulp and paper industries— is a major contributor to North Carolina’s economic well being.

The total economic contribution in industry output to Economic and ecologic impacts associated with wood chip production in North Carolina. book state’s economy in was $ billion, supporting aboutfull- and part-time jobs with a payroll of.

economic analyses suggest that better markets will benefit NIPF landowners and timber buyers, thus prompting increased harvests for chip wood. NIPF LANDOWNER MOTIVATIONS North Carolina has the largest number of private forest owners in the South with aboutor 14% of the South’s total.

Of North Carolina’s forest area, 76% isAuthor: Anthony Snider, Frederick Cubbage, Robert Moulton. Inthe agroforestry industrial complex contributed $ billion to the Tennessee economy, accounting for percent of the economic activity conducted within the state (Menard, English, and Jensen ). The agro-forestry complex employed an estimatedindividuals, or percent of the total number of workers.

The agro-forestry industrial complex includes the primary. Economic Contribution of Timber Harvesting and Manufacturing to North Coast Redwood Region Counties1 James E.

Henderson,2 Richard B. Standiford,3 and Samuel G. Evans4 Abstract The ability to secure local government and public support for redwood timber sustainable redwood forestAuthor: James E.

Henderson, Richard B. Standiford, Samuel G. Evans. Plus, building with wood can be cheaper and wood structures act as CO 2 sinks absorbing and storing carbon dioxide emissions. Although wood is costlier per cubic foot than steel-and-concrete, building with timber is faster potentially resulting in a cheaper construction cost.

Little et al. estimated regional economic impacts associated with construction of a wood pellet facility having tons per day capacity in Pitt County, North Carolina. The study was based on the assumption that the entire production would be exported to the European market through the port of Wilmington, North by: tic hardwood lumber production occurs mostly in the eastern US, with an annual production of million m3 split equally between the north-eastern and southeastern states.

A small percent-age of hardwood lumber production occurs on the West Coast. Economic costs, energy use, and environmental impact of residential building products are play-File Size: KB.

wood chips, which are often free. In a society where using locally produced materials is increasingly popular as a measure of sustainability, arborist wood chips are a natural choice. Finally, the reuse of plant materials as mulches keeps them out of the landfill—a benefit with both economic and environmental attributes.

Drawbacks of wood File Size: KB. a year wood boiler lifetime. Installation of wood-chip boilers for heating would also support more than 2, jobs over a five-year period. Expanded use of wood boilers would preserve trucking and logging jobs and provide a more efficient use of Maine’s energy wood than stand-alone biomass plants.

The U.S. economy has been expanding for 89 months now — the fourth-longest economic expansion on record since That growth will continue in. The wood pellet industry helps cut emissions, preserve forests and improve the North Carolina economy.

we operate three production plants in North Carolina and are building a fourth. Additionally, the tool is designed to measure economic impacts of Heritage Tourism, Historic Sites and Museums, as well as Main Street Programs. Example: River Mill. River Mill, as pictured above, is a 30, square foot mill located in a small town in North Carolina’s Northwest.

Florida’s and worldwide environment issues associated with treated wood. Bill Hinkley died on Septemshortly before the completion of this book. This work would not have been possible without his enthusiasm and motivating force.

Tim Townsend dedicates this book to Marlene, Darby, Tara, Doogan and Cindy Townsend, and the late. impacts will measure the economic ties between the lead sectors of the wood industry and the rest of the state’s economic sectors.

Induced impacts will identify the expenditure of wages and salaries earned within the wood industry and other indirect sectors. Evaluate the relative economic role of the wood industry within the state asFile Size: KB. 1 the economic impact of recycling summary of results recycling industry economic impa jobs $ billion in personal income $ billion economic impact $69 million state tax revenue projected 12% annual growth in next five years estimated total economic impact in five years =over $11 billion municipal solid waste tons recycled msw = jobs $, economic impact.

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The economic impact timber production has on North Carolina’s economy is significant. Income Estimates by County for Timber Harvesting in North Carolina is compiled from the following sources, US Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis Data, Timber Products Output Survey, and Timber Mart-South.

These estimates provide information on both stumpage value and delivered value for. In the yearProf. Ursula Kües was appointed at the Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology of the Georg-August-University Göttingen to the chair Molecular Wood Biotechnology endowed by the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU).

Her group studies higher fungi in basic and applied research. Research foci are on mushroom development and on fungal enzymes degrading wood and Reviews: 1.

Over the past several decades improved poultry production systems have contributed to significantly enhanced performance traits (egg production, growth rates, meat yields, livability, feed conversion) and have provided economic, nutritious, and safe food choices.

However, the poultry industry is also increasingly being challenged to address consumer and general public concerns about animal.

China’s economic and ecological production (i.e., spatially and temporally coincident patterns of change in GDP and NPP) across different spatial scales, (3) to analyze whether economic growth has produced negative impacts on ecosystem production and whether the impacts correlate to the economic growth, and finally (4) to discuss whether.

Growth of the pellet export industry in the southern U.S.—from zero in to million tons in —has caused some to question the impact exporting pellet mills are having on forest inventory and wood fiber prices.

Based on the most recent numbers available, the number of forest products industry manufacturing establishments located in North Carolina total 2, These industries employ approximat manufacturing individuals. The Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing sector is the largest w jobs in negative impacts on the environment and human development.

She has worked for more than a decade on GM crops, including GM soya in Argentina; and on the impacts of industrial farming and the production of commodities for export on agro-ecosystems, small farmers and rural life.

She is co-author of HUNGRY CORPORATIONS: TRANSNATIONAL BIOTECH. Creating Impact in North Carolina Communities and the Economy Office of International, Community, and Economic Engagement report “Demonstrating the Collective Economic Value of the University of North Carolina.

5 The University of North Carolina system’s campuses are doing all that. Consider. Economic and Environmental Impacts of U.S.

Corn Ethanol Production and Use Douglas G. Tiffany aware of the enhanced demand represented by entry into world markets of new players, including other Eastern European countries and China.

More recent history has been characterized by U.S. government policies that encouraged the pro-File Size: KB. 21 DecemberRome - Global production of major wood products surged in for the seventh consecutive year with a growth rate of three to six percent, according to new data published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization today.

The fastest increase in major wood products (industrial roundwood, sawnwood, wood-based panels, wood pellets) occurred in Asia-Pacific. The North Carolina Utilities Commission has ruled wood chips as an eligible feedstock under the state renewable energy standard (RES), and decided that wood in general is a renewable biomass resource under state law and therefore eligible for credit when utilized for renewable energy.toy companies invest annually in production (e.g., salaries, benefits, and material costs) remain in the U.S.

Economic Impact of the Toy Industry Summary Report State of North Carolina TOTAL ECONOMIC IMPACT IN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA NORTH CAROLINA UNITED STATES Jobs1 (FTE) 15,Wages2 $M $B Taxes3 $M $B.