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2013-01-02 05:01:13

First Choice Chimney, located in Flower Mound, TX, suggests that choosing the right firewood can help reduce fire safety hazards in your home. Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) January 01, 2013 First Choice Chimney advises consumers to choose their firewood carefully, since it can be crucial to fire safety. Quality seasoned and dry firewood enables your fireplace or stove to burn hotter and cleaner, reducing odor, smoking, and creosote buildup over time. First Choice suggests that the dryness of the...

2012-11-22 16:21:37

C $ MONTREAL, Nov. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced plans to build an industrial wood pellet plant that will convert a currently underutilized residual material into a reliable source of renewable energy. Construction of the plant is expected to begin shortly and is scheduled for completion in 2014. The Company has signed a ten-year agreement to supply Ontario Power Generation with 45,000 metric tons of pellets annually. The...

2012-09-18 06:21:47

ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Enova Energy Group, LLC ("Enova") a vertically integrated developer and asset owner of renewable energy projects, has announced that it will build 3 wood pellet projects in Georgia and South Carolina beginning in Q1 2012. Enova has created a subsidiary, Enova Wood Pellet Group LLC which has a dedicated management team solely focused on the wood pellet industry. Enova will develop these plants to produce wood pellets to be used as a renewable fuel for...

2012-09-05 23:04:12

Log Splitters Direct Lists Best Electric Log Splitters. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Expert Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Today Log Splitters Direct released its recommendations for the best electric log splitters. "These small electric log splitters are safe to use in your garage or shed as the weather gets colder," said Mike Sawisch, resident product expert at Log Splitters Direct. "Large electric splitters offer the power and functionality of...

2012-07-02 10:23:41

Make it a pest-free July 4th, urges USDA; be aware of the risks of moving firewood WASHINGTON, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 35 million Americans will travel by automobile for the July 4(th) holiday, according to AAA estimates. Since most will travel more than 50 miles from home, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) cautions travelers, "Don't pack a pest, leave firewood behind." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120702/CL34224LOGO ) "Firewood may...

2012-06-29 10:21:11

Keep our country's natural heritage safe from invasive insects and diseases this Fourth of July ARLINGTON, Va., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Americans celebrate Independence Day by heading to national and state parks, campgrounds, and forests to enjoy the outdoors. Many will bring along their own firewood for convenience - not realizing that bringing firewood from home poses a serious risk to the nation's forests by potentially spreading tree-killing pests. Many...

2012-05-23 06:21:35

ARLINGTON, Va., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Memorial Day kicks off the vacation and camping season, another summer event takes place: adult emerald ash borers emerge from ash trees to mate and lay eggs. These invasive tree-killing beetles can spread when moved to new locations in contaminated firewood by vacationing Americans. Often described as one of the most destructive insects to ever invade this country, the emerald ash borer has killed tens of millions of ash trees in the Midwest...

2012-05-22 10:24:58

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a simple plea that could protect countless numbers of ash trees from a devastating pest: Don't move firewood. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/what-happened-to-the-cool-shade-in-summer-152619445.html Firewood might look harmless, but it's what you can't see that is most concerning. The emerald ash borer (EAB) beetle is a devastating forest pest. It lives in firewood....

2012-03-22 06:21:11

ARLINGTON, Va., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the arrival of spring, homeowners and gardeners are beginning the task of cleaning up their yards and gardens to prepare for the growing season. Spring also can bring rain and wind, knocking down branches and trees weakened by ice or late winter storms. Gardeners, landscapers, and anyone working outside this spring need to know that tree branches, firewood, and cleared brush can harbor...

2012-02-22 11:10:00

The Asian longhorned beetle could put an end to an American staple at the breakfast table ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As winter begins to wane, the maple sugaring season begins in the Northeast and the Midwest. The centuries-old tradition of tapping maple trees for sap to make syrup is threatened by the spread of the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), which kills maple trees and travels on infested firewood. Because these beetles are not native to this...