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Reminder: NCBA EENR Sustainability Essay Contest

Please pass along the following information to any high school students in your contacts that may be interested in writing about North Carolina’s sustainable future. The North Carolina Bar Association’s Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Law Section is pleased to announce that it is again sponsoring a sustainability essay contest. Essays by last year’s contest […]

EENR First-place Essay: ‘Wood Pellets as Biofuel: Is it Sustainable?’

As we wrote last month, the North Carolina Bar Association’s Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Section is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 Sustainability Essay Contest.  A description of the contest and this year’s topic can be found here.  Please join us in congratulating this year’s winners. Published below is Emily Liu’s first-place […]

‘Biomass: Helpful or Harmful?’: 2018 Sustainability Essay Contest Second-Place Winner

As we announced last week, the North Carolina Bar Association’s Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Section is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 Sustainability Essay Contest.  A description of the contest and this year’s topic can be found here.  Please join us in congratulating this year’s winners. Emily Liu:  “Wood Pellets as Biofuel: […]

EENR Section Announces Winners of the 2018 Sustainability Essay Contest

The North Carolina Bar Association’s Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Section is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 Sustainability Essay Contest, which focused this year on the following topic: “Explain the tradeoffs in the use of biomass.  Tradeoffs include: their impact on the environment; their relative ‘carbon neutrality’; their impacts on surrounding communities, […]