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: Is it Sustainable?” FIRST PLACE ($1000 prize + publication)
Catherine Trusky: “Biomass: Helpful or Harmful?” SECOND PLACE ($500 prize)
Ann Winstead: “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle: Waste” THIRD PLACE ($250 prize)
The text of Catherine Trusky’s second place essay, “Biomass: Helpful or Harmful?” is published below. The third place entry was published on our blog last week, and the first place entry will be published in the coming weeks.
A special thanks to Professor Maria Savasta-Kennedy, Ted Feitshans, and Blakely Hildebrand for their time and effort coordinating this contest!