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  • Export of wood pellets from US to EU more environmentally friendly than coal

    A photo of Madhu Khanna, right, a professor of agricultural and consumer economics at Illinois, and Weiwei Wang, a postdoctoral research associate at Illinois.

    A new study co-written by Madhu Khanna, right, a professor of agricultural and consumer economics at Illinois, and Weiwei Wang, a postdoctoral research associate at Illinois, found that harvesting wood pellets in the U.S. and exporting them to the EU was more environmentally friendly than burning coal in the EU to generate electricity.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Madhu Khanna, call 217-333-5176; email khanna1@illinois.edu.

    The paper is available online.