EPA Recognizes Forestry Biomass Energy as Carbon Neutral - May 25, 2018 

The primary assertion for carbon neutrality is that carbon released when trees are cut down and burned is absorbed again when new tree growth takes its place thereby limiting total carbon in the atmosphere.; More Details Emerge in Response to Chinese Hardwood Log Export Restrictions: According to published news sources, Chinese officials are making changes after finding pests in loads of hardwood logs coming from the United States. It is not clear if this is just a temporary emergency action or if new import restrictions will be permanent.