The Department of Energy Resources hosted two public meetings on the Biomass Sustainability and Carbon Policy Study (Manomet Study), Carbon Accounting and Biomass/RPS Policy Directions in Boston and Holyoke in July 2010.


1 st Hour

  • Summary Presentation of the Manomet Study by the research team
  • Public Questions and Discussion on study scope, methodology, and findings

2 nd Hour

  • DOER Commissioner Phil Giudice
    • Overview of Biomass Policy Directions
    • Key Issues on which DOER would like to receive public input
  • Directed Public Discussion
  • Review of Policymaking Process and Timetable

Please note that you may have to turn the volume up to hear the speakers.

DOER will accept public comments on the content of the meetings through Thursday, August 12th at

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This information is provided by the Department of Energy Resources.