Peer-reviewed letter written in response to a March 11, 2015, letter to US EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy (, in which the Ecological Society of America objected to EPA’s proposal that sustainably harvested woody biomass could reduce carbon emissions. Citing a November 2014 EPA memorandum (known as the McCabe memo;, the Ecological Society letter argued that the EPA’s stance would undermine federal efforts to “deter rapid deforestation, lower carbon emissions, and mitigate the effects of global climate change”.

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Virginia Dale
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Center for BioEnergy Sustainability, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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V. H. Dale
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