Biochar is a form of roasted biomass that when created in an oxygen free environment can be used as a soil amendment, material to remove heavy metals in reclamation projects and that can be used for water filtration. Interior Alaska has massive amounts of feedstock, and with UAF characterization of biochar it can become a marketable product on a commercial scale for gardeners, environmental remediation companies and possibly NGOs.
The Energy for All Alaska Task Force meets in Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation’s conference room at 330 Wendell Ave, Ste E (upstairs in the Hoppner Law Office building downtown). If anyone wants to listen in rather than attending in person, they can call FEDC’s conference line: 1-800-315-6338, access code: 61930#
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Art Nash has been in Alaska for a quarter of century and works as the statewide Assistant Energy Professor out of the School of Natural Resources and Extension, which allows him to canvas residential and community energy needs (and respond with workshops and presentations at various events).