By Katie Hayes, published June 21, 2018
The Daily Chronicle
By Michelle Ma, published November 15, 2017
By Cat Gowan, published July 10, 2017
AHB Summer 2017 Newsletter
Everyday Environmentalism: Using Poplars to Soak Up Wastewater in Hayden, Idaho
By Cat Gowan (AHB Newsletter Spring 2017)
Republished in the Coeur d’Alene Press
Read about how the poplars in Hayden, Idaho are being irrigated with wastewater.
By Kyle Odegard, published February 22, 2017
By Betsy Fradd, published May 17, 2016
By Adriene Koett-Cronn, published May 11, 2016
Oregon State University
By Karlene Ponti, published April 12, 2016
Walla Walla Union Bulletin
By Kathy Fuller, published April 5, 2016
By Katherine Long, published December 31, 2015
By Dennis Farrell, published November 16, 2015
The Daily Evergreen
Amity Addrisi, aired September 17, 2015
KING 5 News
By Eric Mortenson, published September 17, 2015
By Michelle Ma, published September 8, 2015
Michelle Ma, published September 4, 2015
Alison Morrow, aired August 17, 2015
Harvesting trees for biofuel may change the energy market in the Pacific Northwest. The Advanced Hardwood BioFuels (AHB) Northwest Project is hoping to build what would be the world’s first biorefinery for trees.
By Maegan Murray, published August 3, 2015
Doctoral student Baran Arslan experienced bioproducts production processes this summer that he formerly had only seen in the lab on the nano scale. He participated in a new summer course through Washington State University Tri-Cities that created a bioproduct from start to finish, covering topics from fermentation and pyrolysis of biomaterials to process controls and industrial maintenance.
U.S. Department of Energy, published July 21, 2015
“Sustainability in Bioenergy: A Nation Connected” is a short documentary highlighting personal stories and the efforts being made by communities across the United States to develop, produce, and provide bioenergy, while ensuring it is environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable.
By Bruce Dorminey, published July 17, 2015
Renewable Energy World
A rapid-growing tree, many researchers think poplar is missing its calling as a high-quality cellulosic bioenergy feedstock.
By Becky Kramer, published July 2, 2015
Seventy acres of poplars on the Rathdrum Prairie rustled in a hot, summer breeze, flashing silvery-green leaves. Someday, cars and trucks could be running on fuel made from the trees.
By Don Jenkins, published November 18, 2014
A monster harvester easily clipped and chipped rows of willowy poplar trees here last week.The next step — trucking the chips to a biorefinery and making commercial fuel — will have to wait.
By Meghan Sapp, published November 18, 2014
In Washington state, fall is harvest season and kicks off Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest’s first harvest of hybrid poplar for bioenergy.
By Ross Macfarlane, published November 3, 2014
Climate Solutions Blog
Ridding ourselves from our dependence on fossil fuels is a big undertaking, not least because our transportation systems—cars and trucks—remain overwhelmingly powered by petroleum.
By Sylvia Kantor, published October 26, 2014
Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business
A biofuels industry is coming to the Pacific Northwest and it’s making partners out of gridiron rivals. Rick Gustafson is certain that poplar trees will soon power cars, trucks, and even airplanes.
A sampling of biofuels programs at two-year colleges
By Madeline Patton, published May 31, 2013
Community College Times
During the recent Biofuels Workforce Summit, community college biomanufacturing educators shared information about the modules, courses, certificates, programs and systems they have created—with local industry input—for biofuels education and training.
Learn more about the biofuels programs at community colleges.
By Julie Garner, published December 2011
Poplar trees grow big and fast. They make great privacy screens and poplar wood is used to make chopsticks and even the backs of stringed instruments like the viola. Imagine this, within the next few years, the jet you take from Seattle to New York may be running on poplar-based jet fuel.
Editorials/Opinion, published September 30, 2011
Biofuel from trees grown as a fuel source could help power the U.S. and Washington state economy.