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by DoDo on Sat May 10th, 2008 at 01:36:43 PM EST
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I will think about it. It is an interesting subject, especially since the Finnish paper industry is in deep shit - about a million tonnes of paper will be removed from production. But, as I have said, that is only 20% max of total fibre usage - most of the rest going into packaging.

The latest move is to increase the amount of timber burnt domestically for energy - currently running at about 5 million tonnes, with about 70 million cubic metres surplus currently reaching maturity annually. (I am not sure how to correlate those figures)

The technology for burning fibre has made huge strides regards water/air pollution by-products. Boiler techonology using fluid beds + highly efficient scrubbers has seriously reduced pollution - but only at the most modern plants. The same can be done for coal - but it requires the building of new plant. Circularized Fluid Bed technology decimates almost anything ecept for heavy metals that are easier to catch with the latest scrubbers. I am not a coal advocate, but there is technology to handle it's fairly clean use for energy production.

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by Sven Triloqvist on Sat May 10th, 2008 at 03:32:52 PM EST
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