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Strategic assessment of biofuels potential for the western U.S.

Author(s): Craig Rawlings, Robert B. Rummer, Chuck Seeley, Craig E. Thomas, Dave Morrison, Han-Sup Han, Levi Cheff, Dave Atkins, Dean Graham, Keith Windell
Year Published: 2004

ANNOTATION: This is a short summary of an effort addressing the technical feasibility of producing biofuels in the western United States is described using spatially explicit biomass resource supply curves, a detailed transportation network model for the region, and costs for converting biomass to refined biofuels. This paper presents biofuel supply curves estimating potential future supplies of liquid fuels from biomass in the western United States as a function of market price.

Citation: Rawlings, Craig; Rummer, Bob; Seeley, Chuck; Thomas, Craig; Morrison, Dave; Han, Han-Sup; Cheff, Levi; Atkins, Dave; Graham, Dean; Windell, Keith. 2004. A study of how to decrease the costs of collecting, processing, and transporting slash. Missoula, MT: Montana Community Development Corporation. 21 p.
Topic(s): Fire & Economics, Biofuels, Fuels, Fuel Treatments & Effects, Mechanical treatments
Ecosystem(s): None
Document Type: Technical Report or White Paper
NRFSN number: 11210
FRAMES RCS number: 7657
Record updated: Jul 6, 2018