There’s a Booming Business in America’s Forests. Some Aren’t Happy About It.

The fuel pellet industry is thriving. Supporters see it as a climate-friendly source of rural jobs. For others, it’s a polluter and destroyer of nature.,

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A tree being dragged to a wood chipper, a first step toward being transformed into wood pellets and shipped overseas.

There’s a Booming Business in America’s Forests. Some Aren’t Happy About It.

The fuel pellet industry is thriving. Supporters see it as a climate-friendly source of rural jobs. For others, it’s a polluter and destroyer of nature.

A tree being dragged to a wood chipper, a first step toward being transformed into wood pellets and shipped overseas.Credit…

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